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Biographical entry Smith, Grafton Elliot (1871 - 1937)

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Born
15 August 1871
Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
Died
1 January 1937
Broadstairs, Kent, England
Occupation
Anatomist and Anthropologist

Summary

(Sir) Grafton Elliot Smith entered the University of Sydney in 1888 and graduated MB and ChM in 1893. He was a RMO at the Prince Alfred Hospital 1893 and a Demonstrator in Anatomy 1894-5. He left Australia in 1896 and later held professorial appointments in Egypt and England.

Archival resources

Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science

  • Grafton Elliot Smith - Records, 1896 - 1936, MS 067; Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science. Details

University of Sydney, Archives

  • Grafton Elliot Smith - Records, 1896 - 1936, P 162; University of Sydney, Archives. Details

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Book Sections

  • Blunt, Michael J., 'Smith, Sir Grafton Elliot (1871-1937), Professor of Anatomy, Egyptologist and Anthropologist', in Geoffrey Serle (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 11, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1988, pp. 645-646. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A110665b.htm. Details
  • Richards, Graham, 'Sir Grafton Elliot Smith, 1871-1937', in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2004. Details

Journal Articles

  • Abbie, A. A., 'Sir Grafton Elliot Smith', Bulletin of the Post-Graduate Committee in Medicine, University of Sydney, 1949, pp. 101-151. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.