Hall, Robert (1867-1949)

Also known as
Hall, R. (Robert) (1867-1949)
Field of activity
Museum curator; Naturalist; Ornithologist
Libraries Australia
http://nla.gov.au/anbd.aut-an36555204
NLA Persistent Identifier
https://nla.gov.au/nla.party-635754

Biographies

Robert Hall (1867-1949), ornithologist, was born on 19 October 1867 at Lal Lal, Victoria, third son of Isaac Jones Hall, railway stationmaster from Cork, Ireland, and his English wife Eleanor, née Fisher....

View the full record at Australian Dictionary of Biography

Robert Hall was curator of the Tasmanian Museum and Botanical Gardens 1908-1912, then an orchardist in various places in Tasmania. He was a keen collector and ornithologist. Parts of his private bird and egg collections are held at the Tasmanian Museum and the National Museum, Melbourne. His Siberian collection is held at Tring, England.

Born Lal Lal, near Ballarat, Victoria, 19 October 1867. Died New Norfolk, Tasmania, 19 September 1949. Educated Scotch College, Melbourne. Tea merchant and cartage contractor, Melbourne, 1890s; accompanied Norwegian expedition to Kerguelen Island in the Antarctic as naturalist 1897; bird-collecting trip to Houtman Abrolhos 1899; Queensland Museum 1901; expedition to Siberia, via Japan and Korea, with R.E. Trebilcock 1903; evening lectures to metropolitan teachers, Melbourne; curator, Tasmanian Museum and Botanical Gardens 1908-12; orchardist Bellerive, Cygnet and Sandy Bay; promoted various short-lived, eccentric schemes, including the production of fish meal and possum-farming for fur. Foundation member, Royal Australasian Ornithologists' Union 1901 and president 1912-13; corresponding member, Zoological Society of London 1903; corresponding member, American Ornithologists' Union; fellow, Linnean Society 1903; British Empire member, British Ornithologists' Union 1908. Wrote a number of books, including (1899), (1907) and (1922).

View the full record at Encyclopedia of Australian Science

Resources for Robert Hall

Selected resources (3)

Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Hall, Robert
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Hall, Robert (1867-1949)
    Smith, Ann G.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1983
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 9, 166
  3. The Flight of the Emu: a Hundred Years of Australian Ornithology 1901-2001
    Robin, Libby
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2001

Resources by Robert Hall (47)

  1. Journal
    Hall, Robert, 1867-1949
    [ Unpublished : 1897-1898 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 82,893.867)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 82,893.867)

  2. Glimpses of Australian bird life
    Hall, Robert, 1867-1949
    [ Book : 1906 ]
    Read online at Open Library/Internet Archive
    View online
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 43,010.887)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 43,010.887)

  3. Glimpses of Australian bird life : thirty-one original photographs direct from nature / with notes by Robert Hall
    Hall, Robert, 1867-1949
    [ Book : 1906 ]
    View online
    At 13 libraries
    Glimpses of Australian bird life : thirty-one original photographs direct from nature / with notes by Robert Hall
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 42,526.82)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 42,526.82)

  4. On a collection of birds from Western Australia : [with app., revised list of birds found on the Houtman's Albrohos]. / by Robert Hall
    Hall, Robert, 1867-1949
    [ Book : 1902 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 42,489.66)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 42,489.66)

  5. The useful birds of southern Australia / by Robert Hall
    Hall, Robert, 1867-1949
    [ Book : 1907 ]
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 42,461.934)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 42,461.934)

  6. The insectivorous birds of Victoria : with chapters on birds more or less useful
    Hall, Robert, 1867-1949
    [ Book : 1900 ]
    At 3 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 42,411.871)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 42,411.871)

  7. On the birds collected by Mr. Robert Hall, of Melbourne, on the banks of the Lena River between Gigalowa and its mouth / by Ernst Hartert
    Hartert, Ernst Johann Otto, 1859-1933
    [ Book : 1904 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 38,102.785)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 38,102.785)

  8. Map (Siberia)
    R. E. Treblicock, 1880-1976
    [ Photograph : 1903 ]
    Languages: No linguistic content
    View online
    At State Library VIC
    Map (Siberia)
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 36,575.477)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 36,575.477)

  9. Museum, Irkutsk
    R. E. Treblicock, 1880-1976
    [ Photograph : 1903 ]
    Languages: No linguistic content
    View online
    At State Library VIC
    Museum, Irkutsk
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 36,573.379)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 36,573.379)

  10. Reindeer standing and lying on river bank
    R. E. Treblicock, 1880-1976
    [ Photograph : 1903 ]
    Languages: No linguistic content
    View online
    At State Library VIC
    Reindeer standing and lying on river bank
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 36,573.215)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 36,573.215)

More...

Resources about Robert Hall (1)

  1. Journal
    Hall, Robert, 1867-1949
    [ Unpublished : 1897-1898 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 82,328.391)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 82,328.391)

No user comments for this person

Add a comment


Show comments and reviews from Amazon users

Possibly related

Digitised newspapers and more

Searching...

Minimise

Diaries, letters, archives

Searching...

Minimise

Archived websites (1996 – now)

view all results

  1. Snapshots of websites, web pages and online publications about Australia and Australians collected since 1996.

    Search archived websites
    Search

Pictures, photos, objects

Searching...

Minimise

Books

Searching...

Minimise

Music, sound and video

Searching...

Minimise

People and organisations

Searching...

Minimise

Journals, articles and data sets

Searching...

Minimise

Maps

Searching...

Minimise

Lists

Searching...

Minimise

Government Gazettes

Searching...

Minimise

Archived websites (1996 – now)

No results

Minimise
  1. Hall, D. R., (David Robert) (1874-1874)
    Lawyer; Politician
    ... David Robert Hall (1874-1945), lawyer and politician, was born on 5 March 1874 (and registered as ... Thomas) at Harrietville, Victoria, son of Thomas Hall, farmer, and his wife Marion, née Hutchinson,... ...
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 75,879.578)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 75,879.578)

  2. Hall, R. L., (Robert Lowe) (1901-1988)
    economist
    ... Robert Lowe Hall, Baron Roberthall of Silverspur, Queensland, and Trenance, Cornwall (1901-1988 ...
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 57,707.512)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 57,707.512)

  3. Hall, Holworthy (-1936)
    Playwright
    ... Middlemass, Robert ... Holworthy Hall is an American Playwright who is mentioned in 2 events in the AusStage database ...
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 41,624.309)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 41,624.309)

  1. Reindeer standing and lying on rive ...
    R. E. Treblicoc ...
    [ Photograph : 1903 ]
    Reindeer standing and lying on river bank
  2. Museum, Irkutsk
    R. E. Treblicoc ...
    [ Photograph : 1903 ]
    Museum, Irkutsk
  3. Map (Siberia)
    R. E. Treblicoc ...
    [ Photograph : 1903 ]
    Map (Siberia)
  4. Group on ship on the Lena River, Si ...
    R. E. Treblicoc ...
    [ Photograph : 1903 ]
    Group on ship on the Lena River, Siberia
  5. Swallows nests, Yakutsk
    R. E. Treblicoc ...
    [ Photograph : 1903 ]
    Swallows nests, Yakutsk
  6. Main Street in Vladivostok (Siberia ...
    R. E. Treblicoc ...
    [ Photograph : 1903 ]
    Main Street in Vladivostok (Siberia)
  1. IN BANKRUPTCY. Re Robert Hall.
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Tuesday 19 June 1888 [Issue No.392] p 4277

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... . (365) IN BANKRUPTCY. Be Robert Hall. NOTICE is hereby given that a Sequestration Order has tbis day ... been made against the abovenamed Robert Hall, of Stockton, miner, on his own petition.—Dated at Sydney ... 65 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 2,503.02)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 2,503.02)

  2. RE will of DAVID ROBERT HALL, late of Sydney, solicitor,
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 25 July 1947 [Issue No.86] p 1747

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... RE will of DAVID ROBERT HALL, late of Sydney, solicitor, deceased.—Rescal of Probate granted by ... executors of the "will of the said David Robert Hall, who died on tli? Gth September, 1945, hereby gives ... 171 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 1,796.455)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 1,796.455)

  3. RE the estate of HAROLD ROBERT HALL, late of
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 3 March 1961 [Issue No.27] p 658

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... RE the estate of HAROLD ROBERT HALL, late of Charles town, in the State of New South Wales, shot ... 203 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 1,795.52)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 1,795.52)

  1. Robert Hall
    Robert Hall
    Created by wheresshelly, 1 item.

    Daguerreotype Artist

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 601.662)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 601.662)

  2. Robert Hall and Midgley Hall
    Robert Hall and Midgley Hall
    Created by caseycummings, 2 items.

    Wool-scourers Clifton Hill

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 546.121)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 546.121)

  3. Ringrose, Robert Hall (WW1 Soldier) - List of articles in Trove
    Ringrose, Robert Hall (WW1 Soldier) - List of articles in Trove
    Created by SLQLD, 2 items.

    2 Articles edited. slq.

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 300.725)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 300.725)

  1. Hall, Robert
    [ Published ]
    At NGV Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 571.888)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 571.888)

  2. Robert Hall Campbell Kelton papers
    Kelton, Robert Hall Campbell, 1872-1922
    [ Published ]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 434.57)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 434.57)

  3. HALL, Robert
    [ Unpublished ]
    At RHSV Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 431.185)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 431.185)

  1. Robert Hall / E. Paxton Hood
    Hood, E. Paxton
    [ Book : 1931 ]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 680.618)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 680.618)

  2. The Robert Hall diaries / edited by Alec Cairncross
    Hall, R. L. (Robert Lowe), 1901-
    [ Book : 1989-2015 ]
    Possibly online
    At 9 libraries
    The Robert Hall diaries / edited by Alec Cairncross
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 655.956)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 655.956)

  3. Robert Hall Lewis collection
    Lewis, Robert Hall, 1926-1996
    [ : 1888-2002 ]
    View online
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 653.616)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 653.616)

  4. Developmental psychology today : Robert E. Schell, Elizabeth Hall
    Schell, Robert E
    [ Book : 1975-1994 ]
    Languages: English;lis, [1 other]
    Read online at Open Library/Internet Archive
    View online
    At 46 libraries
    Developmental psychology today : Robert E. Schell, Elizabeth Hall
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 593.733)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 593.733)

  1. Obituary: Robert Hall (1867-1949)
    Royal Society of Tasmania
    [ Article : 1949 ]
    View online
    At Uni of TAS Open Rep
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 713.909)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 713.909)

  2. Obituary: Robert Hall. (c. 1867-1949)
    Emu
    [ Article : 1949 ]
    View online
    At CSIRO Publishing
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 568.555)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 568.555)

  3. ROBERT HALL
    Temperance Society of New South Wales;
    The Australian temperance magazine.
    [ Article : 1840 ]
    View online
    At Trove DigitalLibrary
    ROBERT HALL
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 460.428)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 460.428)

  4. Robert Hall NG1213 [Records]
    [ Article : 1867-1949 ]
    At Libraries Tas
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 367.247)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 367.247)

  1. Interview with Robert Ernest Garfield Hall / Interviewer: Peter Koen
    Hall, Robert Ernest Garfield
    [ Sound : 1982 ]
    At State Library S Aust
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 440.165)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 440.165)

  2. Robert Menzies speaks at a Public meeting at Brisbane Town Hall on 15 July 1952
    Menzies, Robert Sir, 1894-1978
    [ Sound : 1953 ]
    View online
    At National Library
    Robert Menzies speaks at a Public meeting at Brisbane Town Hall on 15 July 1952
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 406.917)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 406.917)

  3. Robert Hall interviewed by by Annie Rushton in the Australian Antarctic Division oral history collection
    Hall, H. R. (H. Robert)
    [ Sound : 1996 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 338.552)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 338.552)

  4. Shire President Councillor Ewart introducing Robert Menzies and the following speech given at the Healesville Memorial Hall, Victoria in Menzies MS 4936 collection
    Menzies, Robert, Sir, 1894-1978
    [ Sound : 1953 ]
    View online
    At National Library
    Shire President Councillor Ewart introducing Robert Menzies and the following speech given at the Healesville Memorial Hall, Victoria in Menzies MS 4936 collection
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 336.304)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 336.304)

  1. IN THE WINTER GARDEN. SOCIAL CHAT.
    Freeman's Journal (Sydney, NSW : 1850 - 1932) Thursday 19 July 1917 p 28 Article
    ... a brilliant finale at the Town Hall .on Saturday evening, when a very* fine miuoi(«al programme was ... Bowker, Rosenthai, Roper, M'Evilly, E. E. O'Connor, Weston, D. R. Hall, Pope, Greatorex, Dixon, Taylor ... 2273 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 4,475.24)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 4,475.24)

  2. SOCIAL ITEMS.
    Evening News (Sydney, NSW : 1869 - 1931) Friday 31 August 1900 p 8 Article
    ... . Per sonal ueuvery to me ji.an.ur, « hcu jjuDaivi^, *' ? preferred.) The Willoughby Hall, on the 23rd ... . »-„„„„ The twenty-eighth annual social of No. 1 Pioneer Lodge was held in the Redfern Town Hall on Friday ... 5888 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 3,082.571)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 3,082.571)

  3. ROBERT HALL'S WIT.
    South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 - 1900) Wednesday 26 August 1846 p 4 Article
    ... ROBERT HALL'S WIT. We find striking specimens of Robert Hall's wit in the conversational fragments ... whining tone of affected condolence, " What brought you here, Mr Hall?' Touching his brow, Halt replied ... 437 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 2,879.841)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 2,879.841)