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Biographical entry Dalyell, Elsie Jean (1881 - 1948)

Born
13 December 1881
Newtown, New South Wales, Australia
Died
1 November 1948
Greenwich, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Pathologist and Microbiologist

Summary

Elsie Jean Dalyell was the first female full-time demonstrator at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney 1911-12. She studied and worked in Europe 1912-23 and on return to Australia became a microbiologist with the Department of Public Health, Sydney 1924-46.

Archival resources

State Records New South Wales, Sydney Reading Room

  • Elsie Jean Dalyell - Records, 1897 - 1905; State Records New South Wales, Sydney Reading Room. Details

University of Sydney, Archives

  • Elsie Jean Dalyell - Records, 1911 - 1912; University of Sydney, Archives. Details

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Books

  • Hooker, Claire, Irresistible Forces: Australian Women in Science, Melbourne University Press, Carlton, 2004, 215 pp. Details

Book Sections

  • Mitchell, A. M., 'Dalyell, Elsie Jean (1881-1948)', in Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 8, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1981. Also available at http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/dalyell-elsie-jean-5875. Details
  • Mitchell, Ann M., 'Dalyell, Elsie Jean (1881-1948)', in Bede Nairn and Geoffrey Serle (eds), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 8, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1981, pp. 201-202. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A080223b.htm. Details
  • Mitchell, Ann M., 'Elsie Dalyell (1881-1948) pathologist', in Heather Radi (ed.), 200 Australian Women: A Redress Anthology, Women's Redress Press Inc, Sydney, 1988. Details

Edited Books

  • Radi, H. (ed.), 200 Australian Women: a Redress Anthology, Women's Redress Press Inc, Sydney, 1988, 268 pp. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.