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Farr, Clinton Coleridge (1866 - 1943)

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Electrical engineer and Physicist
Born: 22 May 1866  Adelaide, South Australia, Australia.  Died: 27 January 1943  Christchurch, New Zealand.
Clinton Coleridge Farr taught physics and electrical engineering in Australia and New Zealand. He bacame professor of Physics at Canterbury University College, Christchurch, New Zealand in 1910.

Career Highlights

1888Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Adelaide
1889Teacher at the Angas Engineering School, New South Wales?
1889Master of Science? (MSc) completed at the University College, London
1891 - 1893Teacher at the Angas Engineering School
1891 - 1893Doctor of Philosophy? (PhD) completed at the University of Sydney
1894Lecturer in Electrical Engineering at the University of Adelaide
1895 - 1904Tutor in Mathematics and Physics at St Paul's College, University of Sydney
1897 - 1898Lecturer in Mathematics and Physics at the Lincoln Agriculture College in Christchurch, New Zealand
1898Magnetic survey of northern Australia
1898 - 1904Director of the Christchurch Magentic Observatory
1902Doctor of Science (DSc) received from the University of Adelaide
1903 - 1910Lecturer in Physics and Surveying at Canterbury University College in Christchurch
1910 - 1936Professor of Physics at Canterbury University College in Christchurch, New Zealand
1928 - Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS)

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Structure based on ISAAR(CPF) - click here for an explanation of the fields.Prepared by: McCarthy, G.J.
Created: 20 October 1993
Modified: 31 July 2006

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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