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Biographical entry Carroll, Alan (c. 1823 - 1911)

Born
c. 1823
London, England
Died
17 April 1911
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Anthropologist and Physician

Summary

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.

Details

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.

Archival resources

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

  • Alan Carroll - Records, 1868 - 1902, ML MSS 2137; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details
  • Alan Carroll - Records, 1899 - 1900, ML MSS 144; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details

Published resources

Books

  • Carroll, Alan, Health and Longevity: the Theories of the Late Dr. Alan Carroll, The Workers Union Trade Print, Sydney, 1927, 445 pp. Details

Journal Articles

  • Rawstron, R.E., 'Dr Samuel Matthias Curl, alias Dr Alan Carroll', New Zealand Medical Journal, vol. 110, no. 1042, 1997, pp. 149-150. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.