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Biographical entry Fry, Henry Kenneth (1886 - 1959)

Born
25 May 1886
North Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Died
22 July 1959
Stirling, South Australia, Australia
Occupation
Physician and Anthropologist

Summary

Henry Kenneth Fry worked with the Northern Territory Health Service and was Medical Officer for the City of Adelaide. He was also President of the Anthropological Society of South Australia 1933, 1951 and made a special study of Aboriginal culture in central Australia.

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Events

1905
Education - BSc, University of Adelaide
1908
Education - MB BS, University of Adelaide
1909
Award - Rhodes Scholarship
1912
Education - Diploma of Public Health, University of Oxford
1912
Education - BSc, University of Oxford
1912
Education - Diploma of Anthropology, University of Oxford
1913 - 1914
Career position - Chief Medical Inspector of Aborigines, Northern Territory Medical Service
1914 - 1919
Career position - Served with Australian Army Medical Corps
1917
Award - Distinguished Service Order (DSO)
1920 - 1935
Career position - Assistant Physician, Adelaide Hospital
1925
Career position - Co-founder, Board for Anthropological Research
1933
Career position - President, Anthropological Society of South Australia
1934
Education - MD, University of Adelaide
1935 -
Career position - Honorary Physician, Adelaide Hospital
1938
Career position - Founding Fellow, Royal Australasian College of Physicians
1951
Career position - President, Anthropological Society of South Australia

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Archival resources

South Australian Museum Archives

  • Henry Kenneth Fry - Records, 1875 - 1959, A.D. 48; South Australian Museum Archives. Details

Published resources

Books

  • McDonald, G. L., Roll of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, Royal Australasian College of Physicians, Sydney, 1988, 332 pp. Details

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Journal Articles

  • Southwood, A. R., 'Kenneth Henry Fry', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 1959, no. 2, 1959, pp. 778-9. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.