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Biographical entry Watson, Archibald (1849 - 1940)

Born
27 July 1849
Tarcutta, New South Wales, Australia
Died
30 July 1940
Thursday Island, Australia
Occupation
Anatomist and Pathologist

Summary

Archibald Watson was Professor of Anatomy, University of Adelaide 1885-1919, Surgeon to Adelaide Hospital, a consultant surgeon during the Boer War and Chief Pathologist to the A.I.F. 1914.

Archival resources

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

  • Archibald Watson - Records, 1873 - 1940, ML MSS 2979; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details

National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection

  • Hedley Ralph Marston - Records, 1879 - 1963, MS 1682; National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection. Details

Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

  • Archibald Watson - Records, 1882 - 1966; Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. Details

Published resources

Book Sections

  • Elmslie, Robert; Nance, Susan, 'Watson, Archibald (1849-1940) , Professor of Anatomy', in John Ritchie (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 12, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1990, pp. 394-396. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A120444b.htm. Details

Journal Articles

  • Cleland, J.B., 'The Naturalist in Medicine with Particular Reference to Australia. The Archibald Watson Memorial Lecture', Medical Journal of Australia, no. 1, 1950, pp. 547-551. Details
  • Newland, Henry, 'The Archibald Watson Memorial Lecture', Medical Journal of Australia, no. 2, 1947, pp. 281-287. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.