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Biographical entry Crowther, William Edward Lodewyk H. (1887 - 1982?)

Born
9 May 1887
Died
1982?
Occupation
Surgeon and Historian

Summary

William Edward L. H. Crowther was the son of E.L Crowther and honorary adviser on Australian bibliography to the Tasmanian State Library from 1955. He collected much information on the history of medicine and natural history in Tasmania.

Archival resources

Archives Office of Tasmania

  • William Edward Lodewyk H. Crowther - Records, 1887 - 1982, CSO 7/23/127; Archives Office of Tasmania. Details

W L Crowther Library, State Library of Tasmania

  • William Edward Lodewyk H. Crowther - Records, 1910 - 1961; W L Crowther Library, State Library of Tasmania. Details

Published resources

Book Sections

  • Crowther, W.E.L.H., 'Crowther, William Lodewyk (1817-1885), surgeon, naturalist and parliamentarian', in Douglas Pike (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 3, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1969, pp. 501-503. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A030469b.htm. Details

Journal Articles

  • 'A Check List of the Writings of Dr. W. E. L. H. Crowther Dealing with the History of Medicine in Tasmania, Natural History, Tasmanian Aborigines etc., 1920 to 1960', Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, vol. 95, 1961, pp. 67-68. Details
  • Crowther, W., 'Introduction of Surgical Anaesthesia in Van Diemen's Land', Medical Journal of Australia, no. 8 Nov 1947, 1947, pp. 561-70. Details
  • Crowther, W.E.L., 'Aspects of the Life of a Colonial Surgeon: the Honourable W.L. Crowther, FRCS, CMZS., Sometime Premier of Tasmania', Medical Journal of Australia, no. 2, 1942, pp. 770-773. Details
  • Crowther, W.E.L., 'Dr. E. S. P. Bedford and the Hospital and Medical School of Van Dieman's Land.', The Medical Journal of Australia, 1944, p. 25. Details
  • Crowther, W.E.L.H., 'Some Aspects of Medical Practice in Van Diemen's Land, 1825-1839', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 27, April, 1935. Details
  • Crowther, W.E.L.H., 'Introduction to Professor Abbie's Survey of the Aboriginal Collection in the Tasmanian Museum', Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, vol. 98, 1964, pp. 63-71. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.