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Carter, Herbert James (1858 - 1940)

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Born: 23 April 1858  Marlborough, Wiltshire, England.  Died: 16 April 1940  Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
Herbert James Carter, a schoolmaster, was an active collector and entomologist with a paticular interest in Coleoptera (beetles and weevils). He was an honorary entomologist to the Australian Museum and published about 60 papers on entomological subjects.

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Born Marlborough, Wiltshire, England, 23 April 1858. Died Sydney, 16 April 1940. Educated University of Cambridge (BA 1881). Arrived Sydney 1882; assistant mathematics master, then senior mathematics master, Sydney Grammar School 1882-1901; principal, Ascham [an enlightened girls' school] 1902-14. Collected and studied Coleoptera. President, Linnean Society of New South Wales 1925-26. Joint editor with A W Jose of "The Australian Encyclopaedia" (Sydney, 1925-26).

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Created: 20 October 1993
Modified: 15 September 2004

Published by The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre on ASAPWeb, 1994 - 2007
Originally published 1994-1999 by Australian Science Archives Project, 1999-2006 by the Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
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