Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria
Born 28 (? 2) January 1929 in Czechoslovakia.
Vaclav Anthony (Tony) Chadim and his wife Helen built up a remarkable record of the orchids of New Guinea, consisting of more than 400 black and white photographs, each accompanied by detailed descriptions, location, scientific and, where there is one, common name, plus a separate index to the collection.
In later life he and his wife lived in Canberra.
Source: Extracted from: Encyclopedia of Australian Science website: http://www.eoas.info/biogs/P000305b.htm#/arc-resources, plus web research by A.Monro (7/3/2014)