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Biographical entry Wilson, James Thomas (1861 - 1945)

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Born
14 April 1861
Moniavie, Dumfriesshire, Scotland
Died
2 September 1945
Cambridge, England
Occupation
Anatomist and Naturalist

Summary

James Thomas Wilson was appointed demonstrator in anatomy, University of Sydney in 1887 and became the Challis Professor of Anatomy in 1890. In 1920 he left Sydney to take the chair in anatomy at the University of Cambridge from which he retired in 1934.

Archival resources

Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science

  • James Peter Hill - Records, 1896 - 1945, MS 055; Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science. Details
  • James Thomas Wilson - Records, 1883 - 1940, MS 035; Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science. Details

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

  • Baldwin Spencer - Records, 1880 - 1929, ML MSS 29; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details

University of Sydney, Archives

  • James Thomas Wilson - Records, 1815 - 1953, P 162; University of Sydney, Archives. Details

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Book Sections

Journal Articles

  • 'Obituary: James Thomas Wilson', Australian Journal of Science, vol. 8, no. 2-3, 1945, p. 69. Details
  • Morison, P., 'J.T. Wilson and the Fraternity of Duckmaloi', Clio-Medica, no. 42, Editions Rodopi B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1997, p. 487. Details
  • Schedvin, C. B., 'Environment, Economy and Australian Biology 1890-1939', Historical Studies, vol. 21, 1984, pp. 11-28. Details
  • Smith, S. A., 'The Life and Work of James Thomas Wilson', Bulletin of the Post-Graduate Committee in Medicine, University of Sydney, vol. 6, 1950, pp. 1-12. Details

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See also

McCarthy, G.J.