Biographical entry Carroll, Alan (c. 1823 - 1911)
- c. 1823
- 17 April 1911
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
- Anthropologist and Physician
Alan Carroll was the founder, director and manager of the Royal Anthropological Society of Australasia and edited its journal "The Science of Man" until his death in 1911. He arrived in Sydney ca 1885 and worked as a paediatric specialist.
Born Samuel Matthias Curl, London, ca 1823. Died Sydney, 17 April 1911. Educated in medicine; claimed MA, DSc, DLitt, PhD. Paediatric specialist. Arrived Sydney ca 1885; founder, Kindergarten Union and Child Study Association; founder, Australasian Anthropological Society 1896.
Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales
- Carroll, Alan, Health and Longevity: the Theories of the Late Dr. Alan Carroll, The Workers Union Trade Print, Sydney, 1927, 445 pp. Details
- Rawstron, R.E., 'Dr Samuel Matthias Curl, alias Dr Alan Carroll', New Zealand Medical Journal, vol. 110, no. 1042, 1997, pp. 149-150. Details
Created: 20 October 1993, Last modified: 10 October 2006
- Foundation Supporter - Committee to Review Australian Studies in Tertiary Education