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F. A. Singleton Earth Sciences Collection (University of Melbourne) (1920)

The F.A. Singleton Earth Sciences Collection relates to the history of teaching geology, palaeontology and earth sciences in Victoria. Named after Frederick A. Singleton, a leading Australian palaeontologist and authority on Australian tertiary mollusca, the collection contains scientific geological and fossil samples, as well as archival material such as maps, books, photographs and staff memorabilia related to the teaching of Earth Sciences at the University of Melbourne. Selected items from the collection are displayed in the main foyer of the McCoy Building on Elgin Street.

Themes: Shaping Victoria?s Environment, Peopling Victoria?s Places & Landscapes, Transforming and managing land and natural resources