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Biographical entry Mackellar, Charles Kinnaird (1844 - 1926)

Born
5 December 1844
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Died
14 July 1926
Woollahra, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Physician

Summary

(Sir) Charles Kinnaird Mackellar was a physician and eventually Director with the Sydney Infirmary and Dispensary (Sydney Hospital) 1884-1903 and a member of the Board of Health until 1925. From 1902-14 he was President of the State Children's Relief Board of New South Wales.

Archival resources

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

  • Charles Kinnaird Mackellar - Records, 1871 - 1922, ML MSS 2100; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details

Published resources

Book Sections

  • Mitchell, Ann M., 'Mackellar, Sir Charles Kinnaird (1844-1926), Physician, Politician and Businessman', in Bede Nairn and Geoffrey Serle (eds), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 10, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1986, pp. 297-298. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A100290b.htm. Details

Journal Articles

  • Garton, Stephen, 'Sir Charles Mackellar: Psychiatry, Eugenics and Child Welfare in New South Wales, 1900-1914', Historical Studies, vol. 22, no. 86, 1986, pp. 21-34. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.