Item 5 - Journal articles and off-prints sent to Atkinson

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Journal articles and off-prints sent to Atkinson


  • 1918-1953 (Creation)

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Archdeacon Henry Brune Atkinson (1874-1960), clergyman and orchidologist, was the son of Rev. Henry D. Atkinson of Stanley and Sarah Ann (Ward). He was educated at Stanley State School, Launceston Church Grammar School and the University of Tasmania (BA 1899). He was ordained an Anglican priest in 1902 and served as Rector of Holy Trinity Church, Hobart and Archdeacon of Launceston and Darwin. From 1919 to 1925 he was Vice-Warden of the University Senate. He collected many specimens of orchid from Tasmania and some from NSW, Victoria and New Zealand. These were given to the Queen Victoria Museum, Launceston by his daughter. Rev. Atkinson married Helen Bertha Knight of Christ Church, New Zealand, in 1905 and they had one daughter, Sheila. For more information see

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Journal articles and off-prints sent to Atkinson including:
• W.H. Nicholls, articles in Victorian Naturalist etc.1925-1940;
• H.M.R. Rupp, articles in Australian Naturalist and other journals 1926-1945;
• G. Weindorfer: "Two botanists in the Cradle Mountains Tasmania, Victorian Naturalist 1912;
• R.S. Rogers, VictNat. 1918, 1924, "South Australian Orchids" from J.M. Black Flora of South Australia 1922;
• N.A. Wakefield 1941;
• Edwin Cheel, Roy.Soc. NSW 1929;
• Mrs Edith Coleman, VictNat. 1928;
• D. Martin, J. Roy. Hist. Soc. 1950;
• Winifred M. Curtis, "A census of the orchids of Tasmania" P & P Roy Soc. Tas 1953;

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This material is made available for personal research and study purposes under the University of Tasmania Standard Copyright Licence.  For any further use permission should be obtained from the copyright owners. For assistance please contact

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