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Perry, Nancye Kent (1918 - 2011)

Born
1918
Died
2011
Occupation
Scientist and Artist

Summary

Nancye Enid Kent Perry was born in Killara on 16 December 1918. She graduated in science from Sydney University and did postgraduate entomological research work in England. Perry later concentrated on her painting, working with the Heidelberg Art Group and others.

Studied Sydney University 1939-42; worked National Standards Laboratory, Sydney, 1943-4; postgrad. In agricultural §conomic entomology 1945; DSIR England 1947-50; CSIRO Melb. 1950-51; Walter and Eliza Hall Institute 1951-2; Fisheries and Game 1953-5; C'wealth Dept. of Health, Canberra and Tasmania 1955-7; married Warren Perry 16 November 1957; demonstrator in zoology for medical students at the University of Melbourne, 1958.

Archival resources

State Library of Victoria

  • Nancye Kent Perry Papers, c. 1886 - 2011, MS 13758; MS 13933; MS 14106; State Library of Victoria. Details

Jane Carey

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