Newspaper article, 'Melbourne's Medical School A Hundred Years Ago' by Kenneth F. Russell

1. Kenneth Fitzpatrick Russell (b.1911, d.1987)
2. The Age Newspaper (estab. 1854)
11 Aug 1962
This newspaper article published in The Age's Literary Supplement on Saturday 11 August 1962, p.17 was written by Kenneth F. Russell, an Associate Professor of Anatomy, Reader in Medical History, at the University of Melbourne. It is about when the teaching of medicine begun at the university in 1862 and the years that followed. There are pictures of Anthony Colling Brownless, the founder of the medical school; George Britton Halford, the first professor of the school in 1862; Patrick Moloney, one of the first medical students; William Carey Rees, one of the first graduates in medicine at Melbourne University; and James Edward Neild, lecturer in forensic medicine from 1865 to 1904.
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paper, ink
60 x 43 cm
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Gift of Dr Murray W Verso, 2012
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Medical History Museum Category


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