Established 1894

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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

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Published resources


  • Hart, Alfred, History of the Wallaby Club, vol. I, Anderson, Gowan Pty Ltd, Melbourne, 1944. Details

Online Resources

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.

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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.

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