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Biographical entry Fry, Henry Kenneth (1886 - 1959)

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


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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Archival resources

South Australian Museum Archives

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

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Book Sections

  • Jones, Philip, 'Fry, Henry Kenneth (1896-1959), Anthropologist and Medical Practioner', in John Ritchie (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 14, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1996, pp. 230-231. Also available at Details

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McCarthy, G.J.