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Biographical entry Gunn, John Alexander (1860 - 1910)

Born
11 February 1860
Buninyong, Victoria, Australia
Died
21 September 1910
Occupation
Bacteriologist and Grazier

Summary

John Alexander Gunn, working from the basis set by L. Pasteur, developed a single -dose anthrax vaccine suitable for Australian conditions. He built his own laboratory at "Borambola", the property he managed in New South Wales and was Chairman of the Council of Advice on Rabbit Extermination.

Archival resources

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

  • Ronald Campbell Gunn - Records, c. 1833 - c. 1854, A 316; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details

The Noel Butlin Archives Centre, ANU Archives Program

  • John Alexander Gunn - Records, 1860 - 1910, Deposit 55; The Noel Butlin Archives Centre, ANU Archives Program. Details

Private hands (Gunn, A.J.)

  • John Alexander Gunn - Records, 1860 - 1910; Private hands (Gunn, A.J.). Details

Published resources

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.