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Corporate entry The University of Adelaide (1874 - )

Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Adelaide, South Australia


The University of Adelaide was established in 1874 and is one of Australia's oldest universities. At the beginning of the 21st century the University has an enrolment of approximately 14,000 students.

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  • Andrewartha, H. G., 'Biological Research in the University of Adelaide'. in Introducing South Australia (Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 1954). Details
  • Anon, The University of Adelaide centenary (Adelaide: University of Adelaide, 1974), 54 pp. Details
  • Duncan, W. and Leonard, R., The University of Adelaide, 1874-1974 (Adelaide: Rigby, 1973), 203 pp. Details
  • Edgeloe, V. A., Chemistry in the University of Adelaide, 1876-1980 (Adelaide: University of Adelaide Foundation, 1987), 61 pp. Details
  • Edgeloe, V. A., Engineering Education in The University of Adelaide 1889-1980: a Registrar's Retrospect (Adelaide: Kinhill Engineers Pty Ltd, 1989), 71 pp. Details
  • Ferguson, Richard, Antarctic Artefacts: a Selective Description and Annotated Catalogue of Artefacts in the Mawson Collection at the University of Adelaide (Adelaide: University of Adelaide, 1995), 282 pp. Details
  • Lendon, A. A., Jubilee of the Medical School (University of Adelaide) (Adelaide Hassall: 1935). Details
  • Runge, P., Historical Collection in the Physics Department (Adelaide: University of Adelaide, 1986). Details

Edited Books

  • Medlin, E. H. ed., Some Reflections on 'Physics at the University of Adelaide' (Adelaide: University of Adelaide, 1986), 87 pp. Details

Journal Articles

  • 'Joseph Garnet Wood, DSc, FAA, Professor of Botany, University of Adelaide, 1900-59', Proceedings of the Royal Society of South Australia, 84 (1961), 1-9. Details
  • Badger, Geoffrey, 'One Hundred Years of Teaching of Chemistry: Centenary Dinner at the University of Adelaide, 9 November 1985', Lumen (1985), 4-5. Details
  • Jenkin, John G., 'The Appointment of W.H. Bragg, FRS, to the University of Adelaide', Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London, 40 (1) (1985), 75-79. Details
  • Medlin, E. H., 'The University of Adelaide', Australian Physicist, 23 (1986), 135-137. Details
  • Potts, R. B., 'Mathematics at the University of Adelaide, Part 3: 1944-1958', Australian Mathematical Society Gazette, 12 (2) (1985), 25-30. Details
  • Rae, Ian D., 'Geoffrey Malcolm Badger 1916-2002', Historical Records of Australian Science, 20 (1) (2009), 41-66 . Details
  • Tomlin, S. G., 'Physics at Adelaide University - the Kerr Grant era', Australian Physicist, 14 (4) (1977), 55-60. Details


See also

  • Kidman, Barbara P., 'Ralph Tate, his Natural History Museum at the University of Adelaide and the "Tate Museum"', Historical Records of Australian Science, 26 (2015), 101-21. Details

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