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Diaries, 1927-1936, 1949 [manuscript]
Bib ID 2196089
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Rayner, George W
 
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Access Conditions Available for reference. Not for loan. 
Description 1927-1936, 1949 
16 cm. (7 folders). 
Summary

5 diaries:(1) 1.12.1927-29.5.1929 (2) 14.6.1929-19.4.1930 (3) 26.12.1932-12.1.1933 on "Petrel", (4) Oct. 1934-Apr. 1935-4th Commission, RRS William Scoresby and (5) Oct. 1935-Apr. 1936, 5th Commission.

Biography/History

From 1927-1939, Rayner, a zoologist was attached to the "Discovery Committee" Colonial Office, London employed in the service of the Falkland Islands, researching whales. After service with the RNVR during the war Rayner joined CSIRO and was Acting Director of the Dept. of Fisheries in Sydney when he retired in 1954. Rayner was a member of the Royal Geographical Society and of the Linnean Society.

Notes

Manuscript reference no. : NLA MS 6755.

Index/Finding Aid Note Descriptive list (3 p.) available. 
Subjects Rayner, George W. -- Diaries.  |  Petrel (Ship).  |  William Scoresby (Ship).  |  Zoologists -- Australia -- Diaries.
Time Coverage 1927-1949 
Occupation Zoologists

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