Osborne, W. A. (William Alexander), 1873-1967

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Professor Osborne was Dean of the Faculty of Medicine,University of Melbourne, 1929-1938 and Professor Emeritus from 1938. He was a keen collector and had a large private library. In 1957 he donated to the Library some volumes of Americana and material relating to the French Revolution.

From the description of Papers of William Alexander Osborne [manuscript]. 1602-1892. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225835735

Academic. See "Who's who in Australia 1965", p. 659.

From the description of Art and hygine [manuscript]. [1930?] (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225848527

William Osborne was Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Melbourne 1929-1938 and Professor Emeritus from 1938. Collecting autographs was one of his many interests.

From the description of Autograph letters, 1793-1940 [manuscript]. 1793-1940. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 609818316

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correspondedWith Banks, Joseph, 1743-1820 person
associatedWith Burke, Edmund, 1729-1797. person
associatedWith Byron, George Gordon Byron Baron, 1788-1824. person
associatedWith Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 1772-1834. person
correspondedWith Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882 person
correspondedWith Davy, Humphry, Sir, 1778-1829 person
associatedWith De Quincey, Thomas, 1785-1859. person
correspondedWith Faraday, Michael, 1791-1867 person
associatedWith Garran, Robert, Sir, 1867-1957. person
associatedWith Gibbon, Edward, 1737-1794. person
associatedWith Hemans, F. person
correspondedWith Herschel, William, Sir, 1738-1822 person
correspondedWith Huxley, Thomas Henry, 1825-1895 person
associatedWith Justinus, Marcus Junianus. ... optimis codicibus summo studio correcta, multis(que) scholiis illustrata : accessit viri cl. Victorini Strigelii commentarius, nunquam antehac editus ... person
associatedWith Landor, Walter Savage, 1775-1864. person
associatedWith Miller, Joaquin, 1837-1913. person
associatedWith Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852. person
associatedWith Murray, Gilbert, 1866-1957. person
correspondedWith Nasmyth, James, 1808-1890 person
associatedWith Newton, Isaac, Sir, 1642-1727. person
associatedWith O'Dowd, Bernard, 1866-1953. person
associatedWith Osler, William Sir, 1849-1919. person
correspondedWith Owen, Richard, 1804-1892 person
associatedWith Sheridan, Richard Brinsley, 1751-1816. person
correspondedWith Sloane, Hans, Sir, 1660-1753 person
correspondedWith Spencer, Herbert, 1820-1903 person
associatedWith Varenius, Bernhardus, 1622-1650. person
correspondedWith Watt, James, 1736-1819 person
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Great Britain
Surgical instruments and apparatus


Birth 1873

Death 1967


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