McEvey, Allan Reginald (1919-1996)

Also known as
McEvey, A. R.
McEvey, A. R. (1919-1996)
McEvey, Allan
McEvey, Allan (1919-1996)
McEvey, Allan Reginald V.
McEvey, Allan Reginald V. (1919-1996)
Field of activity
Ornithologist
Libraries Australia
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Biographies

Allan McEvey was Curator of birds at the National Museum of Victoria from 1955 for almost 30 years. He was interested in the relationship between ornithology and art and published material on the art of John Cotton, John William Lewin and John Gould.

Born Rutherglen, Victoria, 5 September 1919. Died 14 December 1996. Educated University of Melbourne. Royal Australian Air Force during World War II; school teacher, Victoria; Curator of Ornithology, National Museum of Victoria 1955 for almost 30 years, developing the avian osteological collection to be one of the best in the world, and caring for the H.L. White collection of bird skins and eggs. Fellow, Royal Australasian Ornithologists' Union 1980. Played a key role in the establishment of the Society of Wildlife Artists; President, Royal Australasian Ornithologists' Union 1968-69; first Chairman, RAOU Records Appraisal Committee; member, with D.L. Serventy, of the RAOU Review Committee in 1969, the recommendations of which ushered in the modern era for the RAOU.

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Resources for Allan Reginald McEvey

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. McEvey, Allan Reginald
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. RAOU Fellows: citations: Henry Norman Burgess Wettenhall
    McEvey, A.
    Published: 1989
    Series: Emu, 89, 3, 186-7
  3. Campbell, Archibald James (1853-1929), ornithologist
    McEvey, Allan
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1979
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 7, 543-544
  4. Le Souef, Albert Alexander Cochrane (1828-1902), pioneer and director of the Zoological Gardens, Melbourne
    McEvey, Allan
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1974
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 5, 80-81
  5. Coleman, Edith (1875-1951), Naturalist
    McEvey, Allan
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1993
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 13, 463
  6. Keartland, George Arthur (1848-1926), Naturalist
    McEvey, Allan
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1983
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 9, 540-541
  7. The Flight of the Emu: a Hundred Years of Australian Ornithology 1901-2001
    Robin, Libby
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2001

Resources by Allan Reginald McEvey (17)

  1. Collections of John Gould manuscripts and drawings
    McEvey, Allan
    La Trobe Library Journal
    [ Article : 1968 ]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 58,477.891)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 58,477.891)

  2. Birds of Victoria / by Allan McEvey
    McEvey, Allan
    [ Book, Government publication : 1966-1970 ]
    At 5 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 58,111.273)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 58,111.273)

  3. A note on early and late states of plates and text pages for John Gould' s 'The Birds of Australia'
    McEvey, Allan
    Bulletin (Bibliographical Society of Australia and New Zealand)
    [ Article : 1987 ]
    View online (conditions apply)
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 58,032.277)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 58,032.277)

  4. Collection of John Gould manuscripts and drawings / Allan McEvey
    McEvey, Allan
    [ Book : 1968 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 57,629.812)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 57,629.812)

  5. Annotated copy of La Trobe Library journal
    McEvey, Allan
    [ Unpublished : 1968 ]
    At State Library VIC
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 57,306.68)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 57,306.68)

  6. A new species of Australian grass-wren / by Norman J. Favaloro and Allan McEvey
    Favaloro, Norman J
    Memoirs of the National Museum of Victoria
    [ Book, Article : 1968 ]
    View online
    At 3 libraries
    A new species of Australian grass-wren / by Norman J. Favaloro and Allan McEvey
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 48,351.082)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 48,351.082)

  7. John Cotton's Birds of the Port Phillip District of New South Wales, 1843-1849 / [by] Allan McEvey ; foreword by Alec H. Chishom ; biographical introduction by Maie Casey
    McEvey, Allan
    [ Book : 1974 ]
    At 29 libraries
    John Cotton's Birds of the Port Phillip District of New South Wales, 1843-1849 / [by] Allan McEvey ; foreword by Alec H. Chishom ; biographical introduction by Maie Casey
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 47,023.898)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 47,023.898)

  8. A natural history of the birds of New South Wales : collected, engraved and faithfully painted after nature / by John William Lewin ; introduction and bibliographical descriptions by Allan McEvey
    Lewin, J. W. (John William), 1770-1819
    [ Book : 1822-1978 ]
    View online
    At 23 libraries
    A natural history of the birds of New South Wales : collected, engraved and faithfully painted after nature / by John William Lewin ; introduction and bibliographical descriptions by Allan McEvey
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 38,636.898)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 38,636.898)

  9. Birds of the Fisheries and Wildlife Dept. N.T. Bustard Expedition 1966 / Allan McEvey
    McEvey, Allan
    [ Book : 1967 ]
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 38,249.195)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 38,249.195)

  10. A synopsis of the birds of Australia and the adjacent islands / by John Gould
    Gould, John, 1804-1881
    [ Book : 1837-1979 ]
    View online
    At 21 libraries
    A synopsis of the birds of Australia and the adjacent islands / by John Gould
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 38,043.305)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 38,043.305)

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  1. McCulloch, Ellen Margery, (OAM) (1930-2005)
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    ... McEvey, Allan Reginald (1919 - 1996) ... of the National Museum of Victoria with Allan McEvey for sixteen years, an inaugural member of the ...
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  1. Family Notices
    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1931 - 1954) Saturday 25 April 1953 p 24 Family Notices
    ... marriage of Jenice. daughter of Mrs. and the late Mr. A. HemzeL to Reginald, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. Mc ... . BIRTHS BARNES (nee McDonald). On April 20, at Broken Hill and District Hospital, to Belle and Ken, a son ... 12943 words
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    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1931 - 1954) Friday 2 November 1945 p 16 Family Notices
    ... — a 4lau|hter. Thanking Dr. Hammond, Niter Partes and staff. . BUI. (nee McDonald). —On October 30. to ... . MeEWIM.—To Jessica, wife of Peter McEwin, on November I—a son (Andrew David). MELMOn.—On October 22. at ... 7469 words
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    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1931 - 1954) Tuesday 23 November 1948 p 10 Family Notices
    ... Kingscote District Hospital, to Merle and David—a daughter (Ann Lynnette). DODSWORTH.—On November 20, at Mc ... , to Gwen and Bin £. ?on. Thanking an in at tendance. MAIDMENT (nee McEvoy).—On November 22. to Rita ... 8276 words
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  1. RAOU Fellows: Citations - Allan Reginald McEvey
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    Emu
    [ Article : 1980 ]
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    At CSIRO Publishing
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  2. Allan McEvey's Airstrip Journal 1961
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 303.117)

  3. Allan McEvey's 1955 Ornithology Notebook
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  4. Allan McEvey's Islands Journal: 1964
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  1. ROYAL AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE.
    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette (National : 1901 - 1973) Thursday 22 February 1945 [Issue No.37] p 461

    Government Gazette Appointments And Employment

    ... Newman Jack Higgins, 7th May, 1944, No. 400563 Alfred James McEvey, 18th May, 1944, Flight Sergeants No ... Allan James Robertson, 30th June, 1944, No. 415739 Joseph McDonald Quinlavau. 6tli July, 1944, Warrant ... 2681 words
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  2. Examination No. 2049. FOR APPOINTMENT AS TELEGRAPH MESSENGER. Held 7th November, 1936.
    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette (National : 1901 - 1973) Thursday 10 December 1936 [Issue No.97] p 2245

    Government Gazette Appointments And Employment

    ... , Thomas Bernard .. Beattie. John Edward Shrimpton. John Kevin McEvey, Edward Alfred Graham, Robert James ... , Brian William McLean, John Wilven Hutton Mills, Maxwell Harry Fenton, Trevor Charles Bayley, Reginald ... 6723 words
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  3. DEFENCE
    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette. Periodic (National : 1977 - 2011) Friday 3 September 1982 p 15

    Government Gazette Appointments And Employment

    ... -91156 314-90487 336-57754 Lewis, Lorraine Love, Jennifer Lee Lyons, Linda Margaret McEvey, Robyn Georgina Mc ... -Anne Lindner, Merrilyn Barbara Livingstone, Susan Anne Luck, Barbara Jean McAlary. Mary Pauline McCallum, Julie ... 17411 words
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  1. Papers of Rex Nan Kivell
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