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Biographical entry Gunn, Reginald Montagu Cairns (1893 - 1974)

19 October 1893
Petersham, New South Wales, Australia
1 July 1974
Penrith, New South Wales, Australia
Veterinary scientist


Reginald Montagu C. Gunn was Professor of Veterinary Science, University of Sydney 1947-58. Earlier he had been a lecturer in veterinary anatomy and surgery 1922-44 and reader 1944-46 and his major area of research was in the field of sheep fertility.

Archival resources

University of Sydney, Archives

  • Reginald Montagu Cairns Gunn - Records, 1912 - 1964, P 78; University of Sydney, Archives. Details

Published resources

Book Sections

  • Taylor, Robert I., 'Gunn, Reginald Montagu Cairns (1893-1974), Professor of Veterinary Science', in John Ritchie (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 14, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1996, pp. 342-343. Also available at Details

Edited Books

  • Egerton, John (ed.), Veterinary research at the University of Sydney: the first century, University of Sydney Press, Sydney, 2016, 431 pp. Details

Journal Articles

  • 'Obituary: Reginald Montague Cairns Gunn, ED, DVSc, BScAgr, BSc, FRCVS', Australian Veterinary Journal, vol. 50, no. 9, 1974, pp. 415-416. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.