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Papers of Desmond Arnott, 1902-1982 [manuscript]
Bib ID 1079979
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Arnott, D. W. H. (Desmond William Holme), 1902-1982
 
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Description [1902-1982] 
0.90 m. (6 boxes) 
Summary

MS 7361 comprises 19 notebooks, including diary entries for 1962-1965; drafts and notes for 50 years in psychiatry; correspondence; reviews, articles, jottings and notes on Australian agriculture; photographs; notes on case histories; birth, marriage and death certificates, three diplomas, three badges and name plates used at Macquarie Street and residence. There are also photographs relating to Darwin during World War II and Japanese helmets (6 boxes).

Biography/History

Dr Desmond Arnott graduated from the University of Sydney in 1925, and became an early practitioner of psychiatric medicine in Sydney, commencing private practice in 1933. He was at one time President of the Australian Association of Psychiatrists. In 1962 he purchased "Ockendon" near Orange, New South Wales and many of his notebooks relate to farm management. Arnott had previously owned a smaller property, 1950-1962, nearer Sydney.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 7361.

Index/Finding Aid Note Finding aid (2 p.) available in the Special Collections Reading Room. 
Subjects Arnott, D. W. H. (Desmond William Holme), 1902-1982 -- Archives.  |  Psychiatrists -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Farmers -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Psychiatry -- Australia.  |  World War, 1939-1945 -- Northern Territory -- Darwin.
Time Coverage 1902-1982 
Occupation Psychiatrists.  |  Farmers.

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