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Reference numberEC/1893/12
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TitleStirling, Sir Edward Charles: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationLate President, Royal Society of South Australia, and Intercolonial Medical Congress. Senior Surgeon, Adelaide Hospital. Lecturer on Physiology, University of Adelaide. Eminent for his researches in Physiology and Ethnology in South Australia. Ex-Assistant-Surgeon and Lecturer on Physiology, St George's Hospital, London. For ten years Surgeon to the Adelaide Hospital, and now Senior Surgeon and Member of the Board of Management . For ten years Lecturer on Physiology and Member of the University Council of Adelaide. President of the First Inter-colonial Medical Congress, 1887; Vice President of the Second, 1888. President of the Royal Society of South Australia, 1889; and of the Australian Branch of the British Medical Association in 1888. Amember of the Legislave Assembly South Australia, 1883-1886. First President and Organiser of the States Children Council. For seven years Hon Director and Organiser of the South Australian Museum. Author of many papers in the St George's Hospital Reports, Intercolonial Congresses, the Transactions South Australian Branch Brit Med Assoc, Transactions of the Zoological Society, London, and Royal Society of South Australia. Discoverer of a new genus and Species of Marsupialia, 'Notoryctes Typhlops,' and other species, during a journey from the north to the south of the Australian Continent, in company with His Excellency the Earl of Kintore, Governor of South Australia.
ProposersFrom General Knowledge: Walsingham; F D Godman; Osbert Salvin; Joseph Lister; Wm S Savory; Lionel S Beale
From Personal Knowledge: Crawford; P L Sclater; Alfred Newton; D Sharp; Horace Lamb; J N Langley; A Sheridan Lea; W H Gaskell; Alex Macalister; George M Humphry; W H Flower; Wm F Drummond Jervois; E Klein
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Stirling, Sir Edward Charles: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA2855Stirling; Sir; Edward Charles (1848 - 1919)1848 - 1919
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