Jevons, William Stanley (1835-1882)

Also known as
Jevons, W. Stanley, (William Stanley) (1835-1882)
Field of activity
Economist; Logician; Meteorologist; Assayer; Artist; Photographer; Draughtsman; Musician; Amateur botanist
Libraries Australia
http://nla.gov.au/anbd.aut-an35246526
NLA Persistent Identifier
https://nla.gov.au/nla.party-880689

Biographies

William Stanley Jevons (1835-1882), economist and logician, was ninth of the eleven children of Thomas Jevons, iron merchant of Liverpool, England, and his wife Mary Anne, daughter of William Roscoe, historian....

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Nineteenth century sketcher, amateur photographer, economist, logician, amateur botanist and musician. Jevon's took photographs of people and scenery around Sydney and the Braidwood-Araluen goldfields.

sketcher, amateur photographer, economist, logician, amateur botanist and musician, was born on 1 September 1835 in Liverpool, England, ninth of the 11 children of Thomas Jevons, an iron merchant, and Mary Anne, nee Roscoe. This entry is a stub. You can help DAAO by submitting a

  • 6 October 1854 Sydney, aboard 'Oliver Lang'.

Flourished

  • fl. c.1857 - c.1859

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William Jevons was assayer at the new Sydney Mint 1854-1859 then returned to England. While in Australia he made systematic observations in meteorology, botany, geology, and of social phenomena, and in 1857 became interested in the new art of wet-plate photography.

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Design and Art Australia Online

  • John Rylands Library, Manchester University, Manchester, England, UK
  • Historic Photograph Collection, Macleay Museum, University of Sydney, NSW
  • Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW
  • (second photographic exhibition)
  • (first photographic conversazione)
  • (see also) Hunt, Robert
  • (see also) Jevons, Thomas
  • (see also) Jevons, Mary Anne
  • (see also) Roscoe, H. E.
  • (see also) Guy, J. W.
  • (see also) Archer, Frederick Scott
  • (see also) Ward,
  • (see also) Hetzer, William
  • (see also) Moresby, Matthew Fortescue
  • (see also) Severn, Henry Augustus
  • (see also) Smith, John
  • (see also) Ward, Edward
  • (see also) Royal Society, London, England, UK
  • (see also) Royal Mint, Sydney, NSW
  • (see also) Philosophical Society of New South Wales, NSW
  • (see also) Owens College, Liverpool
  • (see also) University College, London

Resources for William Stanley Jevons

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Jevons, William Stanley
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. The Unsociable Sociologist: W.S. Jevons and his Survey of Sydney, 1856-8
    Davison, Graeme
    Published: 1997-1998
    Series: Australian Cultural History, 16, 127-150
  3. Astronomical and Meteorological Workers in New South Wales, 1778-1860
    Russell, H.C.
    Published: 1888
    Series: Australasian Association for Advancement of Science, 1, 45-94
  4. Early Chemists of Sydney
    McKern, H. H. G.
    Published: 2006
  5. William Stanley Jevons, 1835-82
    Maas, Harro
    Published: Thoemmes Continuum, 2004
    Series: The Thoemmes Encyclopedia of the History of Ideas
  6. Jevons, William Stanley (1835-1882)
    La Nauze, J. A.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1972
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 4, 480-481
  7. William Stanley Jevons and the climate of Australia
    Nicholls, Neville
    Published: 1998
    Series: Australian Meteorological Magazine, 47, December 1998, 285-293
  8. William Stanley Jevons and the climate of Australia
    Nicholls, Neville
    Published: 2000
  9. Silhouettes of early Australian statistics
    Seneta, E.
    Published: 1988
    Series: Australian Journal of Statistics, 30, B, 2-22
  10. William Stanley Jevons, Fellow of the Philosophical Society of New South Wales
    Marks, Robert E.
    Published: 2016
    Series: Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales, 149, 1/2, 59-64
  11. Mr Miller of the Mint: 'rather a clever, agreeable man'
    Martin, Megan
    Published: 2003
    Series: Insites, Winter, 4-5
  12. Federation and Meteorology
    Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
    Published: 2001

Resources by William Stanley Jevons (65)

  1. Letters & journal of W. Stanley Jevons / ed. by his wife
    Jevons, William Stanley, 1835-1882
    [ Book : 1886 ]
    At 7 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 188,352.266)

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  2. The papers of William Stanley Jevons, 1835-1882, from the John Rylands University Library of Manchester
    Jevons, William Stanley, 1835-1882
    [ Book : 1991 ]
    Possibly online
    At 3 libraries
    The papers of William Stanley Jevons, 1835-1882, from the John Rylands University Library of Manchester
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 182,621.844)

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  3. Correspondence, 1850-1862. / Edited by R. D. Collison Black
    Jevons, William Stanley, 1835-1882
    [ Book : 1973 ]
    Correspondence, 1850-1862. / Edited by R. D. Collison Black
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 164,283.484)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 164,283.484)

  4. [Reproduction prints of photographs taken by W.S. Jevons in Australia, 1857-1859]
    Jevons, William Stanley, 1835-1882
    [ Photograph : 1953 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 163,900.5)

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  5. Letters & journal of W. Stanley Jevons / edited by his wife
    William Stanley Jevons 1835-1882
    [ Book : 1886 ]
    Read online at Open Library/Internet Archive
    View online
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 147,300.312)

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  6. Biography and personal journal. / Edited by R. D. Collison Black and Rosamond Könekamp
    Jevons, William Stanley, 1835-1882
    [ Book : 1972-1973 ]
    At His Hou Trust NSW
    Biography and personal journal. / Edited by R. D. Collison Black and Rosamond Könekamp
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 144,254.297)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 144,254.297)

  7. William Stanley Jevons - Photographs, 1858
    Jevons, William Stanley, 1835-1882
    [ Unpublished ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 134,014.547)

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  8. Photographs taken by W.S. Jevons (as filmed by the AJCP) [M1195]
    Jevons, William Stanley, 1835-1882
    [ Unpublished, Microform : 1950 ]
    View online
    At 5 libraries
    Photographs taken by W.S. Jevons (as filmed by the AJCP) [M1195]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 132,437.328)

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  9. Papers of the Jevons Family (as filmed by the AJCP) Australian and New Zealand papers : [M2632-M2633]
    Jevons family
    [ Unpublished, Microform : 1950 ]
    At 4 libraries
    Papers of the Jevons Family (as filmed by the AJCP) Australian and New Zealand papers : [M2632-M2633]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 112,684.469)

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  10. Photoprints of W.S. Jevon's photograph album of friends and places in Sydney, 1857-8 / William Stanley Jevons
    Jevons, William Stanley, 1835-1882
    [ Photograph : 1857-1858 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 110,021.25)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 110,021.25)

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Resources about William Stanley Jevons (45)

  1. Letters & journal of W. Stanley Jevons / ed. by his wife
    Jevons, William Stanley, 1835-1882
    [ Book : 1886 ]
    At 7 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 188,429.094)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 188,429.094)

  2. The papers of William Stanley Jevons, 1835-1882, from the John Rylands University Library of Manchester
    Jevons, William Stanley, 1835-1882
    [ Book : 1991 ]
    Possibly online
    At 3 libraries
    The papers of William Stanley Jevons, 1835-1882, from the John Rylands University Library of Manchester
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 182,322.984)

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  3. Correspondence, 1850-1862. / Edited by R. D. Collison Black
    Jevons, William Stanley, 1835-1882
    [ Book : 1973 ]
    Correspondence, 1850-1862. / Edited by R. D. Collison Black
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 164,098.438)

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  4. [Reproduction prints of photographs taken by W.S. Jevons in Australia, 1857-1859]
    Jevons, William Stanley, 1835-1882
    [ Photograph : 1953 ]
    At National Library
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  5. [Biographical cuttings on William Stanley Jevons, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
    At National Library
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  6. Letters & journal of W. Stanley Jevons / edited by his wife
    William Stanley Jevons 1835-1882
    [ Book : 1886 ]
    Read online at Open Library/Internet Archive
    View online
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 147,025.016)

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  7. Biography and personal journal. / Edited by R. D. Collison Black and Rosamond Könekamp
    Jevons, William Stanley, 1835-1882
    [ Book : 1972-1973 ]
    At His Hou Trust NSW
    Biography and personal journal. / Edited by R. D. Collison Black and Rosamond Könekamp
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 143,634.422)

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  8. William Stanley Jevons - Photographs, 1858
    Jevons, William Stanley, 1835-1882
    [ Unpublished ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 133,196.922)

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  9. Photographs taken by W.S. Jevons (as filmed by the AJCP) [M1195]
    Jevons, William Stanley, 1835-1882
    [ Unpublished, Microform : 1950 ]
    View online
    At 5 libraries
    Photographs taken by W.S. Jevons (as filmed by the AJCP) [M1195]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 132,648.375)

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  10. Economics of W.S.Jevons. / Wash., American Council on Public Affairs, [1940]
    Eckard, Edwin Woodrow, 1911-
    [ Book ]
    Languages: Undetermined
    At ANU Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 131,661.734)

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  1. Hetzer, William (1850-)
    Artist; ; Photographer
    ... Jevons, William Stanley ... Macarthur, William ...
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    ... Jevons, William Stanley ... Hetzer, William ... . Jevons . Both practised wet-plate (collodion) photography at the Mint. So did Robert Hunt , Ward’s ... first clerk in the bullion office and Jevons’s friend. Together with W.F. Moresby , apparently a ...
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  3. Nicholls, N., (Neville) (1950-)
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  1. "WILLIAM STANLEY JEVONS."
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Wednesday 25 June 1890 p 8 Article
    ... " WILLIAM STANLEY JEVONS."     in tbo lan.« nail of tho } oung Men's Christian A ... winter conreo entitled " V illiam Stanley Jovodb «ni Method« of iocial Reform" Dr Garran, M L C, presided ... 1606 words
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  2. PROFESSOR JEVONS.
    Australian Town and Country Journal (Sydney, NSW : 1870 - 1907) Saturday 19 August 1882 p 15 Article
    ... PROFESSOR JEVONS.   By cable this, week we, learn of the accidental, death of Professor Jevons ... this city. Mr. Jevons, it is stated, was drowned while bathing. The deceased gentleman; was a native of ... 333 words
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  3. JEVONS ON TRADES UNIONISM.
    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Tuesday 1 July 1890 p 2 Article
    ... night (says the S. M. Herald), the Bow R. Harley summarised the views of William Stanley Jevons on ... JEVONS ON TRADES UNIONISM. In his lecture at the Young Men's Christian Association rooms on Tuesday ... 914 words
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    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette. Periodic (National : 1977 - 2011) Monday 5 April 1982 p 61

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    ... , Ronald William, Tudorcroft Matthews Rd, Scott Creek Sa 5153, 23 7 81, Bateman, Winifred Audrey ... Sa, 21 7 81, Bntton, Nancy, 12 Stanley St, Plympton 5038, 10 9 81, Bntton, Ronald George, (formerly ... 11103 words
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  2. AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY National Memorials Ordinance 1928-1959
    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette (National : 1901 - 1973) Thursday 20 November 1969 [Issue No.96] p 6935

    Government Gazette Notices Illustrated

    ... (1825-1861) Dr Wilhelm Hillebrand (1821-1886) William Stanley Jevons (1835-1882) George Arthur Keartland ... -1880) Robert Ethendge, Jnr (1847-1920) Charles Frost (1853-1915) William Butler Gurney (1882-1939) George ... 1652 words
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  3. Index page
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Sunday 31 December 1854 [INDEX Jul 1854-Dec 1854] p xviii

    Government Gazette Index And Contents

    ... of to prove debts 332 Jevons William Stanley—Appointed an Assayer to the Branch Mint 2341 Jimbour ... Page. | H in ton—Post Office established at 8 Hislop William—Appointed Trustee of Savings' Bank ... 946 words
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    William Stanley Jevons - 'Remarks upon the Social Map of Sydney, 1858', bound with 3 maps, 1854-1859
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  1. William Stanley Jevons (1835-1882)
    King, J. E
    [ Article : 2007 ]
    At LaTrobe Uni Inst Rep
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 1,289.266)

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  2. Stanley and me [William Stanley Jevons in Sydney in the 1850s]
    Barrett, Lindsay
    Heat (Artarmon, NSW)
    [ Article : 2009 ]
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  3. William Stanley Jevons: music and the mechanisation of logic
    Kassler, Jamie C
    Australasian Music Research
    [ Article : 1996 ]
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  4. Bert Mosselmans. William Stanley Jevons and the Cutting Edge of Economics.(Book review)
    Cook, Simon
    History of Economics Review
    [ Article : 2008 ]
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  1. Climate History newspaper tagging project
    Climate History newspaper tagging project
    Created by patriciaellen55, 106 items.

    see http://climatehistory.com.au/get-involved/newspaper-tagging/

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    Annangrove Cottage on the Parramatta Road
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    Annangrove Cottage on the Parramatta Road, Petersham (now known as Annandale)

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  1. William Stanley Jevons : an obituary notice / by Robert Harley
    Harley, Robert, fl. 1895
    [ Book : 1883 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  2. William Stanley Jevons : letters
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  3. W. Stanley Jevons : reviews and obituaries / introduced by Takutoshi Inoue with additional material by Bert Mosselman
    [ Book : 2002 ]
    W. Stanley Jevons : reviews and obituaries / introduced by Takutoshi Inoue with additional material by Bert Mosselman
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  4. Letters & journal of W. Stanley Jevons / Jevons, William Stanley
    Jevons, William Stanley
    [ Book : 1886 ]
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  1. Beyond the coal rush part 2: The age of coal
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Radio National
    [ Sound : 2016 ]
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    Beyond the coal rush part 2: The age of coal
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  2. Coal dependence and the renewables paradox
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Radio National
    [ Sound : 2011 ]
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    Coal dependence and the renewables paradox
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  3. The making of modern economics : the lives and ideas of the great thinkers / Mark Skousen
    Skousen, Mark
    [ Book, Audio book : 2001-2016 ]
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    The making of modern economics : the lives and ideas of the great thinkers / Mark Skousen
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  4. Ian Castles interviewed by Nikki Henningham in the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia collection
    Castles, Ian, 1935-2010
    [ Sound : 2007 ]
    At National Library
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