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Biographical entry Allen, Harry Brookes (1854 - 1926)

Born
13 June 1854
Geelong, Victoria, Australia
Died
28 March 1926
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Pathologist and Anatomist

Summary

Harry Allen was professor of descriptive and surgical anatomy and pathology 1882-1906, and professor of pathology 1906-24 at the University of Melbourne. He had first joined the University in 1877 and was the first Australian medical graduate to be registered in Britain.

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1876
Education - Bachelor of Medicine (MB) completed at the University of Melbourne
1877 - 1881
Career position - Anatomy Demonstrator and Sub-Conservator at the Museum of Anatomy and Pathology at the University of Melbourne
1878
Education - Doctor of Medicine (MD) received from the University of Melbourne
1879
Education - Bachelor of Surgery (BS) completed at the University of Melbourne
1879 - 1883
Career position - Editor of the Australian Medical Journal
1881
Career position - Anatomy Lecturer with the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Melbourne
1882 - 1906
Career position - Professor of Descriptive and Surgical Anatomy and Pathology at the University of Melbourne
1886 - 1889
Career position - Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Melbourne
1896 - 1924
Career position - Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Melbourne
1906 - 1924
Career position - Professor of Pathology at the University of Melbourne
1907
Career position - First President of the combined Medical Society of Victoria and the Victorian Branch of the British Medical Association
1914
Award - Knight Bachelor (Kt cr)

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Archival resources

Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science

  • Harry Brookes Allen - Records, 1901 - 1917, MS 002; Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science. Details

National Library of Australia Oral History Collection

  • Interview with Faith Thomas (sound recording), interviewer: Gordon Briscoe, 20 March 1990, TRC 2603/4; National Library of Australia Oral History Collection. Details

The University of Melbourne Archives

  • Harry Brookes Allen - Records, 1868 - 1923; The University of Melbourne Archives. Details

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Books

  • Allen, H. B., History of the Medical School. in University of Melbourne Medical School Jubilee 1914, 2nd edn, H. B. Allen, Ford & Son, Melbourne, 1914. Details

Journal Articles

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.