1920-1939, English, Unpublished edition: C.T. Madigan. Madigan, C.T. (Cecil Thomas), 1889-1947.

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  • 23.5 cm.
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  • English

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Title
  • C.T. Madigan.
Creator
  • Madigan, C.T. (Cecil Thomas), 1889-1947.
Produced
  • 1920-1939.
Physical Description
  • 23.5 cm.
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Summary
  • Diary and note books kept by Dr C.T. Madigan, geologist and explorer, during expeditions to Central Australia, together with prints from lantern slides of these expeditions and two motion pictures of the 1939 Simpson Desert Expedition. Also includes photographs of the Sudan, Egypt and Central Australia.
Biography
  • Born Renmark 15 October 1889. Educated at Adelaide High School, Prince Alfred College and Adelaide University. In 1911 deferred Rhodes scholarship when appointed meteorologist to Australasian Antarctic Expedition by Douglas Mawson. Captain with Royal Engineers during World War I, fighting in France. Returned Oxford (BA 1919, MA 1922, DSc 1933). 1920 assistant government geologist in Sudan. 1922 lecturer at Adelaide University. 1929 undertook aerial reconnaissance of central Australia. 1930 undertook geological surveys of the Northern Territory. 1939 crossed the Simpson Desert in 25 days with a party of nine, pioneering use of mobile radio communication. Chief Instructor at School of Military Field Engineering during World War II, retired army 1943, returning to Adelaide University. Died 14 January 1947.
Notes
  • PRG 43/​4/​1 available on DVD (1 x disc)
  • Exhibited: State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Chamber, 2003-2007
Terms of Use
  • Normal copyright conditions for unpublished manuscripts apply.
Language
  • English
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