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Hector, James, Sir, 1834-1907

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Personal name headingHector, James, Sir, 1834-1907
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Variant(s)Hector, J. (James), Sir, 1834-1907
Hector, Dr., 1834-1907
See alsoIncumbent: Colonial Museum (N.Z.)
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Incumbent: New Zealand Geological Survey
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Incumbent: New Zealand. Colonial Museum and Geological Survey Department
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Incumbent: New Zealand Institute (Wellington, N.Z.)
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Birth date18340316
Death date19071106
Profession or occupationGeologists Explorers
Found inHis Saskatchewan Rivers & Rocky Mountains : routes of the British North American Exploring Expedition ... 1976: map recto (facsim. of 1860 ed.: James Hector)
LC data base, 8/21/87 (hdg.: Hector, James, Sir, 1834-1907; usage: Dr. Hector)
Tooley's dict. of mapmakers, 1979 (Hector, Dr. J.)
Dictionary of New Zealand biography WWW site, viewed on December 9, 2013 (Hector, James; Geologist, explorer, administrator; born in Edinburgh on March 16, 1834; appointed director of the Geological Survey of Otago, New Zealand, in 1861; In 1865 he was appointed director of the Geological Survey and Colonial Museum in Wellington; Hector saw [them] as a single unit; The Geological Survey was handed over to the Mines Department in 1886 and removed from Hector's control in 1892, leaving Hector as director of the Colonial Museum and manager of the New Zealand Institute; he died at Lower Hutt on November 6, 1907)
Not found inTooley's dict. of mapmakers suppl., 1985.