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Biographical entry Lumb, Sidney Firth

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Dental scientist


Sidney Lumb was Professor of Dentistry and Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Queensland from 1948-1963.


Educated University of Melbourne (BDSc, DDSc). DDSc (Queensland). Professor of Dentistry and Dean, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Queensland 1938-63.

Published resources


  • Gregory, Helen, Vivant Professores: Distinguished Members of the University of Queensland, 1910-1940, University of Queensland Library, St Lucia, 1987, 180 pp. Details

Book Sections

  • Nissen, Judith A., 'Lumb, Sidney Firth (1893-1988), Professor of Dentistry', in Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 18, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2012, pp. 50-1. Details

Journal Articles

  • Lumb, S. F., 'The Growth of Dental Education in Queensland', Australian Dental Journal, vol. 1, 1956, pp. 19-22. Details

Online Resources

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