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Biographical entry Jones, Frederic Wood (1879 - 1954)

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Born
23 January 1879
Hackney, England
Died
29 September 1954
London, England
Occupation
Anatomist and Anthropologist

Summary

Frederic Wood Jones had chairs in anatomy at the University of Adelaide 1920-30, University of Melbourne 1930-38 and the University of Manchester from 1938. Earlier he had been Professor of Anatomy at the London School of Medicine for Women and wrote widely on anthropology.

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Archival resources

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

Royal College of Surgeons, England

  • Frederic Wood Jones - Records, 1897 - 1940; Royal College of Surgeons, England. Details

Published resources

Books

  • Christophers, Barry E., A List of the Published Works of Frederic Wood Jones 1879-1954, Greensborough Press, Melbourne, 1974, 47 pp. Details

Book Sections

  • MacCallum, M., 'Jones, Frederick Wood (1879-1954), Anatomist, Naturalist and Anthropologist', in Bede Nairn and Geoffrey Serle (eds), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 9, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1983, pp. 510-512. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A090507b.htm. Details

Conference Papers

  • Christophers, Barry E., 'Frederic Wood Jones: His Activities during the Boer War, the First World War and World War II, and His Attitude to War', in Harold Attwood and Geoffrey Kenny (eds), Reflections on Medical History and Health in Australia. Third National Conference on Medical History and Health in Australia, University of Melbourne, Medical History Unit, Melbourne, 1986, pp. 241-250. Details
  • Guest, James S., 'Frederic Wood Jones: His Impact on Australian Medicine and Scientific Thought', in Peter Winterton and Des Gurry (eds), Australian Society of the History of Medicine, The Impact of the Past on the Present: Second National Conference of the Australian Society of the History of Medicine, Australian Society of the History of Medicine, Perth, 1991, pp. 184-188. Details

Edited Books

  • Christophers, Barry E. (ed.), A List of the Works of Frederic Wood Jones 1879-1954, 2nd edn, the author, Melbourne, 1985, 164 pp. Details
  • Christophers, Barry E. (ed.), A Supplement to a List of the Works of Frederic Wood Jones 1879-1954, 2nd edn, the author, Melbourne, 1988, 78 pp. Details

Journal Articles

  • 'Obituary: Frederic Wood Jones', Australian Journal of Science, vol. 17, no. 3, 1954, p. 95. Details
  • Christophers, Barry E., 'Frederic Wood Jones, Artist and Illustrator', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery, vol. 62, no. 1, 1992, pp. 69-69. Details
  • Christophers, Barry E., 'Frederic Wood Jones Empathy with Living Creatures', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery, vol. 63, 1993, pp. 399-306. Details
  • Christophers, Barry E., 'Frederic Wood Jones: His Academic Medals and those they Honoured', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery, vol. 65, 1995, pp. 122-134. Details
  • Christophers, Barry E., 'Frederic Wood Jones: His Major Books and How They Were Reviewed', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery, vol. 67, no. 9, 1997, pp. 645-659. Details

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See also

McCarthy, G.J.