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Papers of John Cumpston, 1914-1929 [manuscript]
Bib ID 2950361
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Cumpston, J. H. L. (John Howard Lidgett), 1880-1954
 
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Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1914-1929] 
30 cm. 
Summary

Two typescript volumes of an unpublished work entitled "Health and disease in Australia" and a complete photocopy of this work. A reprint of an oration given by Cumpston entitled "The culture of human life" (2 copies). Publication and correspondence concerning Statutes of the Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George. 1929. Maps and photographs. Bound volume of Cumpston's work "The history of small-pox in Australia 1788-1908", published in 1914. Enclosed are two letters addressed to Cumpston.

Biography/History

John Howard Lidgett Cumpston was Commonwealth Director-General of Health and Quarantine from 1913-1945.

Notes

Manuscript reference no. : MS 434.

Some photocopies.

Cited In

Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia ; A983

Index/Finding Aid Note Descriptive list (10 p.) available. 
Subjects Cumpston, J. H. L. (John Howard Lidgett), 1880-1954 -- Archives.  |  Physicians -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Public health personnel -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Public health administration -- Australia -- History.  |  Smallpox -- Australia -- History.  |  Decorations of honor.
Time Coverage 1914-1929 
Occupation Public servants.  |  Doctors.

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