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Biographical entry Ellery, Reginald Spencer (1897 - 1955)

Born
12 August 1897
Rose Park, South Australia, Australia
Died
27 December 1955
Prahran, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Psychiatrist

Summary

Reginald Spencer Ellery worked with the Victorian Department of Mental Hygiene 1923 -31 and was a psychiatric clinic assistant at the Royal Melbourne Hospital 1925-31. From 1931 he was Psychiatrist to the Alfred and Women's Hospitals, Melbourne.

Archival resources

State Library of Victoria, Australian Manuscripts Collection

  • Reginald Spencer Ellery - Records, 1910 - 1950, MS 7979; State Library of Victoria, Australian Manuscripts Collection. Details

Published resources

Book Sections

  • Gurciullo, Sebastian, 'Ellery, Reginald Spencer (1897-1955), Psychiatrist and Author', in John Ritchie (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 14, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1996, pp. 89-90. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A140102b.htm. Details

Journal Articles

  • Kaplan, Robert M., 'The First Psychiatric Royal Commission: Reg Ellery and the Attendants at Kew Hospital', Health and History, vol. 16, no. 1, 2014, pp. 45-65. Details
  • Kaplan, Robert M., 'Reg Ellery and the establishment of psychoanalysis in Australia', Health & History, vol. 17, no. 1, 2015, pp. 37-52. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.