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Biographical entry Bage, Anna Frederika (1883 - 1970)

OBE

Born
11 April 1883
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Died
23 October 1970
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Occupation
Biologist

Summary

Anna Frederika Bage was a junior demonstrator in biology, University of Melbourne 1907-09 and later a senior demonstrator. She was lecturer in charge of biology at the University of Queensland from 1913 and Principal of the Women's College 1914-46. Bage is commemorated at the Women's College by a portrait by William Dargie and by the Freda Bage room and in the University of Queensland by a grotesque depicting her in characteristic pose behind the wheel of a car.

Details

Events

1904
Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Melbourne
1906
Education - Master of Science (MSc) completed at the University of Melbourne
1906 - 1909
Career position - Junior Demonstrator in Biology at the University of Melbourne
1907
Career position - McBain Research Scholarship received from the University of Melbourne
1908
Career position - Victorian Government Research Scholarship received
1910 - 1911
Career position - King's College London research studentship received
1912
Career position - Senior Demonstrator in Biology at the University of Melbourne
1913
Career position - Lecturer in Biology at the University of Queensland
1914 - 1946
Career position - Principal of Women's College
1915
Career position - President of the Field Naturalists' Club
1922 - 1923
Career position - President of the Lyceum Club, Brisbane
1925 - 1931
Career position - President of the Queensland Women's Hockey Association
1941
Award - Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)

Archival resources

Janet Clarke Hall, University of Melbourne

  • Anna Frederika Bage - Records, 1907 - 1913; Janet Clarke Hall, University of Melbourne. Details

The University of Melbourne Archives

  • Anna Frederika Bage - Records, 1907 - 1914; The University of Melbourne Archives. Details

The University of Queensland Archives

  • Anna Frederika Bage - Records, 1913 - 1946, S279; The University of Queensland Archives. Details

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Books

  • Gregory, Helen, Vivant Professores: Distinguished Members of the University of Queensland, 1910-1940, University of Queensland Library, St Lucia, 1987, 180 pp. Details

Book Sections

  • Bell, Jacqueline, 'Bage, Anna Frederika (1883-1970), university teacher', in Bede Nairn and Geoffrey Serle (eds), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 7, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1979, pp. 131-132. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A070136b.htm. Details
  • Bell, Jacqueline, 'Freda Bage (1883-1970) biologist', in Heather Radi (ed.), 200 Australian Women: A Redress Anthology, Women's Redress Press Inc, Sydney, 1988. Details

Journal Articles

  • Flesch, Juliet and McPhee, Peter, '150 Years, 150 Stories: Bage Family', Uni News, vol. 11, no. 21, 2002, p. 4. Details

Online Resources

See also

  • Alexander, John A. (ed.), Who's Who in Australia 1944, vol. 12, The Herald and Weekly Times Ltd, Melbourne, 1944, 906 pp. Details
  • Flesch, Juliet and McPhee, Peter, 150 years, 150 stories: brief biographies of one hundred and fifty remarkable people associated with the University of Melbourne, Department of History, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, 2003, 168 pp. Details

McCarthy, G.J.