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Biographical entry Martin, Charles James (1866 - 1955)

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Born
9 January 1866
Hackney, England
Died
15 February 1955
Cambridge, England
Occupation
Physiologist and Pathologist

Summary

(Sir) Charles James Martin taught physiology at the University of Melbourne 1897-1903 and was Director of the Lister Institute, London 1903-30. He was then Chief of Animal Nutrition, CSIR and Professor of Biochemistry and General Physiology, University of Adelaide 1931-33.

Archival resources

Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science

  • Charles James Martin - Records, 1895 - 1957, MS 011; Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science. Details

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) Corporate Records and Archives Strategies

  • Charles James Martin - Records, 1930 - 1935; Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) Corporate Records and Archives Strategies. Details

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Books

  • Gibbs, Martin, Charles Martin: His Life and Letters, Martin Gibbs, London, 2011, 296 pp. Details

Book Sections

  • Morison, Patricia, 'Martin, Sir Charles James (1866-1955), Physiologist and Pathologist', in Bede Nairn and Geoffrey Serle (eds), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 10, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1986, pp. 423-425. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A100414b.htm. Details

Journal Articles

  • Anon, 'Obituary: Charles James Martin', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 1955, no. 1, 1955, pp. 809-12. Details
  • Chick, Harriette, 'Charles James Martin, 1866-1955', Biographical Memoirs of the Royal Society, vol. 2, 1956, pp. 173-208. Details
  • Martin, C.J., 'Note on a Method of Separating Colloids from Crystalloids by Filtration', Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales, vol. 30, Acting Government Printer, Sydney, 1896, pp. 147-149. Details
  • Martin, C.J. and Smith, John McGarvie, 'The Venom of the Australian Black Snake', Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales, vol. 26, Acting Government Printer, Sydney, 1892, pp. 240-264. Details
  • Robertson, Muriel, 'Charles James Martin 9th Januart 1866 - 15th february 1955', Journal of Pathology and Bacteriology, vol. 71, no. 2, 1956, pp. 519-534. Details
  • Schedvin, C. B., 'Environment, Economy and Australian Biology 1890-1939', Historical Studies, vol. 21, 1984, pp. 11-28. Details

Reviews

  • Jones, Ross L., review of Gibbs, Martin, Charles Martin: His Life and Letters (2011), Historical Records of Australian Science, vol. 24, 2013, pp. 167-8. Details

Online Resources

See also

McCarthy, G.J.