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Biographical entry Skirving, Robert Scot (1859 - 1956)

Born
18 December 1859
Haddington, Scotland
Died
15 July 1956
Bellevue Hill, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Medical scientist and Surgeon

Summary

Robert Skirving was a lecturer at the University of Sydney in Clinical Medicine 1889-1911 and Chief Medical Adviser to the AMP Society (Australian Mutual Provident Society), Sydney 1911-1936.

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1876 - 1881
Education - Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MB ChM), University of Edinburgh, Scotland
1881 - c. 1883
Career position - House Physician, Royal Infirmary Edinburgh, Scotland
1883
Career position - Medical Practitioner based in Queensland Australia
1883 - 1884
Career position - Medical Superintendent, Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Australia
1884 - 1889
Career position - Honorary Physician, The Sydney Hospital for Sick Children, Australia
1884 - 1889
Career position - Honorary Assistant Physician, Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Australia
1889 - 1911
Career position - Honorary Physician, Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Australia
1889 - 1923
Career position - Honorary Surgeon, St Vincent's Hospital, Australia
1891 - 1892
Head - President, New South Wales Branch, British Medical Association
1911 - 1956
Career position - Honorary Consulting Physician, Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Australia
1927 -
Award - Foundation Fellow, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
1928 -
Award - Foundation Fellow, Royal Australasian College of Physicians

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Archival resources

Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science

  • Robert Scot Skirving - Records, 1936, MS 027; Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science. Details

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

  • Angus & Robertson - Records, 1824 - 1933, ML MSS 314; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details
  • Robert Scot Skirving - Records, c. 1859 - c. 1956, Uncatalogued MSS SET210; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details
  • Robert Scot Skirving - Records, c. 1875 - c. 1955, ML MSS 367; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

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McCarthy, G.J.