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Biographical entry Bostock, John (1892 - 1987)

Born
20 January 1892
Glasgow, Scotland
Died
26 September 1987
Clayfield, Queensland, Australia
Occupation
Psychologist and Historian

Summary

John Bostock was Research Professor of Medical Psychology at the University of Queensland.

Details

Born Glasgow, Scotland, 20 January 1892. Educated University of London (MB, BS). Temporary surgeon, Royal Navy 1914-19; senior psychiatrist, Brisbane Hospital; superintendent, Mental Hospital, Newcastle 1927; assistant medical superintendent, Callan Park, Sydney; consultant psychiatrist, Repatriation Department; research professor of medical psychology, University of Queensland.

Archival resources

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

  • John Bostock - Records, 1920 - 1950, Uncatalogued MSS set 181; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details

Published resources

Book Sections

  • O'Brien, Tom, 'Bostock, John (1892-1987), Psychiatrist', in Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 17, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2007, p. 128. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.