Dear IAG Colleagues,

 

Many of you will be saddened to hear of the recent death of Professor Harvey Franklin.  Phil Morrison (Victoria University of Wellington) provides the details below.

 

 

Kind regards

 

Steve Turton

 

 

 

From: Philip Morrison [mailto:Philip.Morrison@vuw.ac.nz] 
Sent: Saturday, 3 October 2015 4:52 p.m.
To: Borovnik, Maria
Subject: Harvey Franklin

 

 

Hi Maria,

Could you please send the following out to the Geographic Community including heads of schools of Geography.

 

Harvey Franklin died, aged  87, on 30th Sept.   Harvey was appointed to a Junior Lectureship at VUW in 1951 when he was 23.   He served as Professor of Geography for 18 years, retiring in 1993.   He was one of New Zealand's most outstanding geographers.  

 

His funeral will be held on Thursday.  I invite anyone who would like to comment or recollection to email me so I can convey a sense of the Geographic community's loss.

 

Phil

 

Philip Morrison

Victoria University of Wellington

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