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Waddell, Winifred (1884 - 1972)

MBE

Born
8 October 1884
Cumberland, England
Died
1972
Occupation
Botanist

Summary

Winifred Waddell worked with Native Plant Preservation Groups during the 1950s. She was responsible for securing the first Wildflower Sanctuary, at Tallarook, in 1949. She was appointed MBE - The Order of the British Empire - Member (Civil) - 1 January 1964, for preservation of natural flora.

Sources used to compile this entry: Who's Who in Australia 1965, Herald and Weekly Times, Melbourne, 1965; 'Waddell, Winifred (1884 - 1972), Biographical Entry', in Bright Sparcs, Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, 2002, http://www.asap.unimelb.edu.au/bsparcs/biogs/P002705b.htm.

Archival resources

State Library of Victoria, Australian Manuscripts Collection

  • Waddell, Winifred, 1884-1972, papers, 1906 - 1965, MS 9403 (MSB 463); State Library of Victoria, Australian Manuscripts Collection. Details

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