Biographical entry Price, Archibald Grenfell (1892 - 1977)

28 January 1892
North Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
20 July 1977
North Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Educationist, Geographer, Historian and Writer of Inscription


Archibald Grenfell Price was a geographer, historian and educationist. He was born in 1892 in North Adelaide. He was master of St Mark's College, University of Adelaide from 1925 to 1957. He published prolifically on the topics of history, historical geography, exploration and European colonisation. Price was a founding member of the Libraries Board of South Australia (1940-72), chairman of the advisory board of the Commonwealth Literary Fund (1953-71), and chairman of the council of the National Library of Australia (1960-71). He was a friend of Menzies.


Heathcote, R.L. Price, Sir Archibald Grenfell (1892-1977), Australian Dictionary of Biography. National Centre of Biography, Australian National University. Published in hard copy 2002, accessed online 29 July 2013.

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