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Biographical entry Hunter, John George (1888 - 1964)

Born
19 September 1888
Ultmio, New South Wales, Australia
Died
27 December 1964
Lilli Pilli, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Biologist and Physician

Summary

John George Hunter was the chief biologist with the Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911-14. Later he became involved with the medical profession lecturing in medical ethics and serving as the first Secretary-General of the Australian Medical Association in 1962.

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Archival resources

Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales

  • John George Hunter - Records, 1912; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details

National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection

  • John George Hunter - Records, 1911 - 1964, MS 2860; National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection. Details

Published resources

Books

  • Beasley, A. W., Fellowship of Three: the Lives and Association of John Hunter (1728-1793), The Surgeon; James Cook (1728-1820), The Navigator; and Joseph Banks (1743-1820), The Naturalist, Kangaroo Press, Kenthurst, 1993. Details

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Edited Books

  • Hunter, Jenny M. (ed.), Rise and Shine: Diary of John George Hunter, Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911-1913, Hunter House Publications, Hinton (N.S.W.), 2011, 219 pp. Details

Journal Articles

  • Quinn, Kylie, 'Mawson's Men', Australian Antarctic Magazine, vol. 22, 2012, pp. 8-12. Details

Reviews

  • Lucas, Anna, review of Hunter, Jenny M. ed., Rise and Shine: Diary of John George Hunter, Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911-1913 (2011), Polar Journal, vol. 2, 2012, pp. 467-8. Details

Online Resources

See also

  • Lugg, Desmond and Ayton, Jeff, 'In the Footsteps of McLean, Jones and Whetter: 100 Years of Australian Antarctic Medical Practice', Australian Antarctic Magazine, vol. 22, 2012, pp. 36-9. Details

McCarthy, G.J.