Biographical entry Hart, Alfred (1870 - 1950)
- educator, scientist and Shakespearean scholar
Dr Alfred Hart joined the Wallaby Club in 1902 and retained his membership until his death in 1950. He was elected President in 1930, was Editor of Card for some time, and the author of the first history of the Wallaby Club which was published in 1944, and was elected a life member. He was a scientist, an educator, a Shakespearean scholar and Head of the Department of Mathematics and Physics at the Melbourne Technical School. In 19?? He was awarded a Doctorate of Literature (Litt D?) by the University of Melbourne. He also served the University as a member of the Standing Committee of Convocation from 1924 to 1950.
- 1902 - 1950
- Membership - Wallaby Club
- Hart, Alfred, History of the Wallaby Club, vol. I, Anderson, Gowan Pty Ltd, Melbourne, 1944. Details
- 'Hart, Alfred (1870 - 1950)', in Australian Dictionary of Biography, Online Edition edn, Australian National University, July 2006, http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A090219b.htm. Details
Sources used to compile this entry: Hart, Alfred, History of the Wallaby Club, vol. I, Anderson, Gowan Pty Ltd, Melbourne, 1944; Attwood, Harold (ed.), The Centenary History of the Wallaby Club, Landscape Publications, Mont Albert, 1993. List of members page 135, additional references page 58, 60, 61, 62, 64, 65, 67, 71, 72, 73, 83, 86, 87, 88, 95, 99, 105, 108, 109, 110, 112, 116, 118, photographs page 52.
Prepared by: Gavan McCarthy
Created: 29 January 2007, Last modified: 13 May 2007
A Private Club
The Wallaby Club is a Melbourne-based walking club established in 1894 with a strong bias towards good fellowship, talking and an appreciation of both the natural and built environments. Membership is strictly limited and is by invitation only.
Dates and details of annual walks from 1894.