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Biographical entry Amies, Arthur Barton Pilgrim (1902 - 1976)

FRCS, LRCP

Born
17 October 1902
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Died
4 December 1976
Christmas Hills, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Dentist and Dental surgeon

Summary

Arthur Amies was Professor of Dental Science 1934-1955, and of Dental Medicine and Surgery 1955-1967 at the University of Melbourne.

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Events

1924
Education - Bachelor of Dental Science (BDSc) completed at the University of Melbourne
1928
Career position - Licentiate Royal College of Physicians (LRCP) - Edinburgh
1928
Career position - Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS), Edinburgh
1929
Education - Doctor of Dental Science (DDSc) received from the University of Melbourne
1933
Education - Diploma of Laryngology and Otology completed
1933 - 1935
Career position - Professor of Dental Science at the University of Melbourne
1936 - 1937
Career position - President of the Australian Dental Association, Victorian branch
1938 - 1939
Career position - President of the Australian Dental Association (federal)
1940 - 1942
Career position - Dental Service with the Australian Imperial Force
1949
Award - Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG)
1955 - 1967
Career position - Professor of Dental Medicine and Surgery at the University of Melbourne
1957
Award - Knight Bachelor (Kt cr)
1968 -
Career position - Professor Emeritus at the University of Melbourne

Archival resources

The University of Melbourne Archives

  • Arthur Barton Pilgrim Amies - Records, 1921 - 1968; The University of Melbourne Archives. Details

Published resources

Book Sections

  • Atkinson, H. F., 'Amies, Sir Arthur Barton Pilgrim (1902-1976), Professor of Dental Science', in John Ritchie (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 13, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1993, pp. 39-40. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A130048b.htm. Details

Journal Articles

  • Amies, A. B. P.; Tuckfield, W. J., 'Dental Education in the State of Victoria', Australian Dental Journal, vol. 1, 1956, pp. 12-15. Details
  • Amies, Arthur, 'The Ernest Joske Oration. Great Expectations. (Review of the development of dental science in Australia)', Australian Dental Journal, vol. 3, 1958, pp. 19-24. Details
  • Murray, Louise, 'The Papers of Sir Arthur Amies and Dr William Tuckfield', University of Melbourne Collections, vol. 7, 2010, pp. 12-16. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.