Chalmers, R. O. (Robert Oliver)

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Chalmers, R. O.
Chalmers, Robert O.
Chalmers, Robert O. (Robert Oliver)
Chalmers, Robert Oliver
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Geologist; Mineralogist
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Biographies

Robert Chalmers started work at the Australian Museum in Sydney, as a cadet in 1929 eventually working as the Museum's mineralogist. He was interested in gemstones as minerals; studied the salt crust surface of Lake Eyre; discovered Australite localities and was educated in geology at Sydney Technical College.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Chalmers, Robert Oliver
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Anderson, Charles (1876-1944), museum director
    Chalmers, R. O
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1979
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 7, 51-52
  3. Captain Cook's Australian Landmarks
    Chalmers, R. O.
    Published: 1970
    Series: Australian Natural History, 16, 8, 241-288
  4. Early Geology: Studies and Sermons
    Chalmers, R. O.
    Published: 1977
    Series: Australian Natural History, 19, 2, 50-53
  5. Stories Behind the Museum's Collections
    Chalmers, R. O.
    Published: 1962
    Series: Australian Natural History, 14, 116-120
  6. Thomas Hodge-Smith
    Chalmers, R. O.
    Published: 1946
    Series: Records of the Australian Museum, 21, 7, 377-9
  7. Minerals in the Australian Museum - 1901 to 1945
    Chalmers, Oliver
    Published: 1992
    Series: Records of the Australian Museum, supplement, 15, 111-28
  8. The history of the Department of Mineralogy, Australian Museum, part 1, 1827-1901
    Chalmers, R. O.
    Published: 1979
    Series: Journal of the Mineralogical Society of New South Wales, 1, 13-21
  9. The A. D. Combe mineral collection
    Chalmers, R. O.
    Published: 1974
    Series: Australian Museum Magazine, 9, 5, 147-8

Resources by R. O. Chalmers (4)

  1. Robert Oliver Chalmers interviewed by Hazel de Berg for the Hazel de Berg collection
    Chalmers, R. O. (Robert Oliver)
    [ Sound : 1977 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 125,293.047)

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  2. Australian rocks, minerals and gemstones / R. O. Chalmers
    Chalmers, R. O. (Robert Oliver)
    [ Book : 1967-1971 ]
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    Australian rocks, minerals and gemstones / R. O. Chalmers
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  3. R.O. Chalmers, commemorative papers : mineralogy, meteoritics, geology / edited by Lin Sutherland
    Sutherland, F. L. (F. Lin)
    [ Book, Government publication : 1992 ]
    At 9 libraries
    R.O. Chalmers, commemorative papers : mineralogy, meteoritics, geology / edited by Lin Sutherland
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  4. Occurrence, distribution, and age of Australian tektites / R. O. Chalmers, E. P. Henderson, and Brian Mason
    Chalmers, R. O. (Robert Oliver)
    [ Government publication, Book : 1976 ]
    Read online at Open Library/Internet Archive
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  1. Robert Oliver Chalmers interviewed by Hazel de Berg for the Hazel de Berg collection
    Chalmers, R. O. (Robert Oliver)
    [ Sound : 1977 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 126,203.328)

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