Frith, H. J. (Harold James) (1921-1982)

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Frith, H. J. (1921-1982)
Frith, Harold James, (FAA, FTSE) (1921-1982)
Frith, Harold James (1921-1982)
Frith, Harry (1921-1982)
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Wildlife Biologist; Conservationist; Ornithologist
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Harold James (Harry) Frith (1921-1982), wildlife biologist and conservationist, was born on 16 April 1921 at Kyogle, New South Wales, younger son of Richard Frith, butcher, and his wife Elizabeth, née...

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Harry Frith was officer-in-charge of the Australian Bird-Banding Scheme 1960-1962 and Chief of the Division of Wildlife Research, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation 1962-1981. His bird studies included the Malleefowl, Australian waterfowl and Magpie Geese. He was one of the first people to have the idea for a large national park in the Northern Territory, which finally led to the establishment of Kakadu.

Born Kyogle, New South Wales, 16 April 1921. Died Lismore, New South Wales, 28 June 1982. AO 1980. Educated University of Sydney (BScAgr 1941, DScAgr 1963). Lieutenant, Australian Imperial Forces 1941-45; Assistant Works Manager and Technologist, Griffith Cannery Pty Ltd 1945-46; Irrigation Research Station, Division of Plant Industry, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation 1946-50, Wildlife Survey Section 1951-62, Chief, Division of Wildlife Research 1962-81. Membre d'Honneur, Societe Ornithologique de France 1973; Corresponding Fellow, American Ornithologists Union 1973;. Fellow, Royal Australasian Ornithologists Union 1974; Corresponding Member, Deutsche Ornithologen Gesellschaft 1974; Corresponding Member, British Ornithologists Union 1974; Fellow, Australian Academy of Science 1975, Foundation Fellow, Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering 1975; Whitley Medal for 1979; Whitley Medal for 1982.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Frith, Harold James
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Frith, Harold James (1921-1982), Wildlife Biologist and Conservationist
    Robin, Libby
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2007
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 17, 413-415
  3. Harold James Frith 1921-1982
    Tyndale-Biscoe, C. H., Calaby, J. H. and Davies, S. J. J. F.
    Published: 1995
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 10, 3, 247-263
  4. Harold James Frith
    Ward, C.
    Published: Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), 2011
    Series: CSIROpedia
  5. Harold James Frith 1921-1982
    Tyndale-Biscoe, C. H.; Calaby, J. H.; and Davies, S. J. J. F.
    Published: Australian Academy of Science, 2006
    Series: Australian Academy of Science Biographical Memoirs
  6. Kangaroos
    Frith, H. J. and Calaby, J. H.
    Published: F.W.Cheshire, Melbourne, 1969
  7. Adolph Basser Library Manuscript Collection
    Smith, Ailie
    Published: eScholarship Research Centre, 2012
  8. The Flight of the Emu: a Hundred Years of Australian Ornithology 1901-2001
    Robin, Libby
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2001

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  1. Wallaroos and euros / F. Knight
    Knight, Frank, 1941-
    [ Art work : 1967 ]
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  2. Grey kangaroos / Frank Knight
    Knight, Frank, 1941-
    [ Art work : 1966 ]
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  3. Kangaroos / F. Knight
    Knight, Frank, 1941-
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  4. Swifts, swallows and martins. Plate XIX / B.T.W
    Temple Watts, Betty, 1901-1992
    [ Art work : 1959 ]
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  5. Wildlife conservation / H.J. Frith
    Frith, H. J. (Harold James), 1921-1982
    [ Book : 1973-2019 ]
    Languages: English;lis, [1 other]
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  6. The mallee-fowl : the bird that builds an incubator / by H. J. Frith
    Frith, H. J. (Harold James), 1921-1982
    [ Book : 1962 ]
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  7. Wildlife resources in Central Australia
    Frith, H. J. (Harold James), 1921-1982
    [ Unpublished : 1977 ]
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  8. Collected papers on ecology of birds
    Frith, H. J. (Harold James), 1921-1982
    [ Thesis : 1964 ]
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  9. The malee-fowl : the bird that builds an incubator / <With bibl.>
    Frith, H. J. (Harold James), 1921-1982
    [ Book : 1962 ]
    At State Library of QLD
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  10. Reconnaissance of bird depredations in N. W. Australia / by H. J. Frith
    Frith, H. J. (Harold James), 1921-1982
    [ Government publication, Book : 1955 ]
    At Black Mountain
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  1. [Biographical cuttings on Harold James Frith, former chief of the CSIRO Division of Wildlife Research, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
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  2. Original watercolours for the illustrations in Birds in the Australian high country edited by H.J. Frith / Betty Temple Watts
    Temple Watts, Betty, 1901-1992
    [ Art work : 1958-1967 ]
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    Original watercolours for the illustrations in Birds in the Australian high country edited by H.J. Frith / Betty Temple Watts
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  1. OBITUARY Dr H. J. Frith
    The Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 - 1995) Friday 2 July 1982 p 6 Article
    ... OBITUARY Dr H. J. Frith Dr Harold James Frith died suddenly on Monday at his home in Lismore, to ... practice of conservation. Dr Frith was born at Kyogle, NSW, on April 16, 1921. He attended Lismore High ... 428 words
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  2. DEATH OF MR. H. FRITH
    Lithgow Mercury (NSW : 1898 - 1954) Monday 21 April 1952 p 2 Article
    ... DEATH OF MR. H. FRITH In the death of Mr. Harold Frith, who passed away at the hospital late on ... sympathy will be extended to Mrs. Frith and to Mr. Phillip Frith (son) and Mrs.: J. Triplett (daughter ... 383 words
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  3. OBITUARY MR J. H. FRITH, SENR
    Tweed Daily (Murwillumbah, NSW : 1914 - 1949) Friday 22 March 1946 p 5 Article
    ... OBITUARY MR J. H. FRITH, SENR Mr James Hamilton Frith, one of the oldest and best known re sidents ... association with the firm'of J. H. Frith and Sons, of Nimbin, and of the Lis more auctioneering firm of Ruther ... 554 words
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  2. The mallee-fowl : the bird that builds an incubator
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  4. Kangarū / Furisu & Karabī ; Shiraishi Satoshi yaku
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