Andrews, E. C. (Ernest Clayton) (1870-1948)

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Andrews, E. C. (1870-1948)
Andrews, Ernest Clayton (1870-1948)
Montague, Ernest Clayton (1870-1948)
Field of activity
Geologist; Botanical collector
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Biographies

Ernest Clayton Andrews (1870-1948), geologist, was born on 18 October 1870 at Balmain, Sydney, second child of Fearleigh Leonard Montague, artist, and his wife Alice Maud, née Smith. At 3 he and his...

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Ernest Andrews was Government Geologist, New South Wales 1920-1931 and published two major works on Australian geology entitled "Broken Hill District" (1922) and "Mineral Industry of New South Wales" (1928). He also had an interest in the geological distribution of Australian flora and wrote extensively on the subject, including (1916) and (1939). He was a close friend of botanist J.H. Maiden who honoured him in 1904 with the naming of Eucalyptus andrewsii.

Born Sydney, 18 October 1870. Died Sydney, 1 July 1948. Educated University of Sydney (BA 1894). Teacher, Bathurst 1895-98, collected coral reef material and data for Harvard University Museum of Comparative Zoology in Fiji and Tonga 1898, Geological Survey Branch, New South Wales Department of Mines and Agriculture 1899-1930, Government Geologist of New South Wales 1920-30. President, Royal Society of New South Wales 1921, president, Linnean Society of New South Wales 1937, acting president, 1928-30 and president, 1930-32, Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science, chairman, Australian branch, International Oceanographic Committee of the Pacific; President, Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy 1929. Australian delegate, second Empire Mining and Metallurgical Congress 1927, leader of Australian delegation to the Pacific Science Congress 1929, 1933, 1939. David Syme prize and medal, University of Melbourne 1915, W.B. Clarke medal, Royal Society of New South Wales 1928, Lyell medal, Geological Society, London 1931, Clarke Memorial Lecture, Royal Society of New South Wales 1942, Mueller medal, Australian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science 1946, honorary fellow, Royal Society of New Zealand.

  • Education - Bachelor of Arts in Geology (BA) completed at the University of Sydney
  • Career position - Teacher at Bathurst, New South Wales
  • Career position - Collected coral reef material and data in Fiji and Tonga for the Harvard University Museum of Comparative Zoology
  • Career position - Geologist with the Geological Survey Branch of the New South Wales Department of Mines and Agriculture
  • Taxonomy event - Eucalyptus andrewsii Maiden. The type was named after Andrews.
  • Taxonomy event - Eucalyptus deanei Maiden. Andrews collected the type.
  • Award - David Syme Medal received from the University of Melbourne
  • Career position - Government Geologist in New South Wales
  • Career position - President of the Royal Society of New South Wales
  • Career position - published
  • Career position - President of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy
  • Career position - published
  • Career position - Acting President (2 years) then President of the Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science (ANZAAS)
  • Career position - Head of the Australian delegations to the Pacific Science Congresses in 1929, 1933 & 1939
  • Award - Lyell Medal received from the Geological Society of London
  • Career position - President of the Linnean Society of New South Wales
  • Award - W.B. Clarke Medal received from the Royal Society of New South Wales
  • Career position - Clarke Memorial Lecture presented to the Royal Society of New South Wales
  • Award - ANZAAS Mueller Medal received (Australian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science)

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Andrews, Ernest Clayton
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Andrews, Ernest Clayton (1870-1948), geologist
    Walsh, G. P
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1979
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 7, 67-69
  3. Obituary: Ernest Clayton Andrews
    Cotton, Leo A.
    Published: 1948
    Series: Australian Journal of Science, 11, 2, 48-49
  4. Ernest Clayton Andrews, 1870-1948
    Published: 1952
    Series: Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, 77, 98-103
  5. Memorial to Ernest Clayton Andrews
    Walkom, A.B.
    Published: 1949
    Series: Proceedings Volume of the Geological Society of America Annual Report for 1948, 117-126
  6. Andrews, Ernest Clayton - Ms 4
    Published: Australian Academy of Science, 1994
    Series: Listing of Adolph Basser Library holdings
  7. The Study of Australian Eucalypts
    McCarthy, Gavan; Smith, Ailie; Moje, Christine; Rigby, Rebecca
    Published: eScholarship Research Centre, 2013
  8. Obituary: Sir Hubert Murray
    Andrews, E.C.
    Published: 1940
    Series: Australian Journal of Science, 2, 5, 137-138
  9. The Heroic Period of Geological Work in Australia.
    Andrews, E.C.
    Published: 1942
    Series: Journal and Proceedings of The Royal Society of New South Wales, lxxvi, 96-128
  10. Griffith Taylor, Ernest Andrews et al: Early Ideas on the Development of the River Systems of the Sydney Region, Eastern Australia, and Subsequent Ideas on the Associated Geomorphological Problems
    Oldroyd, David R.
    Published: Geological Society, London, 2008
    Series: History of Geomorphology and Quaternary Geology, 241-77
  11. Adolph Basser Library Manuscript Collection
    Smith, Ailie
    Published: eScholarship Research Centre, 2012

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  1. Papers
    Andrews, E. C. (Ernest Clayton), 1870-1948
    [ Unpublished : 1925-1944 ]
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  2. Memorial of T.W. Edgeworth David / by E.C. Andrews
    Andrews, E. C. (Ernest Clayton), 1870-1948
    [ Book : 1936 ]
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  3. The Broken Hill main lode (Sheet 1)
    New South Wales. Department of Mines, cartographer
    The Broken Hill main lode
    [ Map : 1922 ]
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  4. The development and distribution of the natural order Leguminosae / by E.C. Andrews
    Andrews, E. C. (Ernest Clayton), 1870-1948
    [ Book : 1914 ]
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  5. Memorial of T.W. Edgeworth David / by E.C. Andrews
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    [ Book : 1936 ]
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  6. The ice-flood hypothesis of the New Zealand sound basins / E. C. Andrews
    Andrews, E. C. (Ernest Clayton), 1870-1948
    [ Book : 1906 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  7. The eternal goodness / by E.C. Andrews
    Andrews, E. C. (Ernest Clayton), 1870-1948
    [ Book : 1948 ]
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  8. An excursion to the Yosemite (California), or, Studies in the formation of Alpine cirques, "steps," and valley "treads" : read before the Royal Society of N.S. Wales, August 3, 1910 / by E.C. Andrews
    Andrews, E. C. (Ernest Clayton), 1870-1948
    [ Book : 1910 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  9. Erosion and its significance : read before the Royal Society of N.S.W., August 2, 1911 / by E. C. Andrews
    Andrews, E. C. (Ernest Clayton), 1870-1948
    [ Book : 1912 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  10. Geographical unity of Eastern Australia in late and post tertiary time : with applications to biological problems
    Andrews, E. C. (Ernest Clayton), 1870-1948
    [ Book : 1910 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  1. Papers
    Andrews, E. C. (Ernest Clayton), 1870-1948
    [ Unpublished : 1925-1944 ]
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  2. [Portrait of Ernest Clayton Andrews, New South Wales government geologist]
    [ Photograph : 1910 ]
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    At National Library
    [Portrait of Ernest Clayton Andrews, New South Wales government geologist]
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  3. Volume 016: Angus & Robertson correspondence files for Anderson, Francis, Sir - Angus, S., Prof., 1920-1970
    [ Unpublished : 1920-1970 ]
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    At State Library of NSW
    Volume 016: Angus & Robertson correspondence files for Anderson, Francis, Sir - Angus, S., Prof., 1920-1970
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