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Biographical entry Cotton, Frank Stanley (1890 - 1955)

30 April 1890
Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia
23 August 1955
Hornsby, New South Wales, Australia


Frank Cotton was Professor of Physiology, University of Sydney 1942-1955 after being Chief Lecturer in Physiology from 1923 and Lecturer from 1913. He was a keen swimmer and held a number of University records.

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  • The University of Sydney (1850 - )

    Frank Cotton held a number of positions at The University of Sydney in the field of Physiology between 1913 and 1955.

    Date: 1913 - 1955

Archival resources

University of Sydney, Archives

  • Frank Stanley Cotton - Records, 1913 - 1955, P 147; University of Sydney, Archives. Details

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Journal Articles

  • Carlile, F., 'Obituary: Frank Stanley Cotton', Australian Journal of Science, 18 (1) (1955), 21-22. Details
  • Hobbins, Peter, 'The pigeon-hole waltz: deflating innovation in wartime Australia', Record: the University Archives (University of Sydney), 2015 (2015), 3-11. Details


McCarthy, G.J.