Biographical data


Kruyt, Albert Christiaan


(Source: Flora Malesiana ser. 1, 1: Cyclopaedia of collectors)

(Source: Flora Malesiana ser. 1, 1: Cyclopaedia of collectors, Addenda & Corrigenda)


Born: 1869, Soerabaja, Java. Died: 1949, The Hague, Holland.



From ? 1890-1932 missionary in Central Celebes (Poso); in 1913 he was awarded the Honorary Dr’s degree in theology at Utrecht University; from 1924-30 he travelled in Central Celebes for scientific purposes.

He was the author of numerous ethnographical papers on Celebes.1



Herb. Bog. [BO]: material of a Castanea (pres. 1920) and a grass (pres. 1922) from Celebes.



(1) Mainly published in ‘Mededeelingen vanwege het Nederlandsche Zendelinggenootschap’ between 1892 and 1898 and in ‘Tijdschrift K.N.A.G.’ between 1898 and 1932.


biographical data:

Wie is dat? 1935, p. 213; Bijdr. Taal-, Land- en Volkenk. 105, 1949, p. 143-146 + portr.