Isbister, Clair (1915-)

Also known as
Isbister, Jean Sinclair, (OBE, CBE) (1915-2008)
Isbister, Jean Sinclair, CBE, OBE (1915-2008)
Isbister, Jean Sinclair (1915-)
Paton, Jean Sinclair (1915-2008)
Field of activity
Paediatrician
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Jean Sinclair Isbister (known as Clair) was a consultant paediatrician at the Royal North Shore Hospital, New South Wales, from 1949 and published many books on motherhood under the name Clair Isbister. She was appointed to The Order of the British Empire - Officer (Civil) on 1 January 1969 for services to medicine.

  • OBE - For services to mothers and babies
  • CBE - For services to medicine

View the full record at Australian Women's Register

Jean Sinclair Isbister was a Consultant Paediatrician at the Royal North Shore Hospital, New South Wales and published many books on motherhood.

  • Award - Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)
  • Award - Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)

View the full record at Encyclopedia of Australian Science

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Australian Women's Register

  1. Isbister, Jean Sinclair (Clair)
    Published: National Foundation for Australian Women
    Series: IspartOf The Australian Women's Register
  2. Dr Clair Isbister
    Verbatim
    [2005]
    Published: ABC Radio National
  3. Dr Clair Isbister
    Verbatim
    [2008]
    Published: ABC Radio National
  4. Obituary: Dr Clair Isbister (12.9.1915 - 20.8.2008)
    [2008]
    Series: IspartOf Australian Family Association
  5. Fount of knowledge on mothercraft
    Stephens, Tony
    [2008]
    Published: John Fairfax
    Series: IspartOf The Sydney Morning Herald
  6. Faith, Hope and Charity Australian Women and Imperial Honours: 1901-1989
    Australian Women's Archives Project
    [2003]
    Published: Australian Women's Archives Project
  7. Where are the Women in Australian science?
    Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
    [2003]
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
  8. Who's Who in Australia 1968
    Legge, J S
    [Melbourne]
    Published: The Herald and Weekly Times
  9. Biographical cuttings on Clair Isbister
    Series: National Library of Australia Newspaper Microcopy Reading Room
  10. [Conversation with Clair Isbister]
    [1 reel : 1920 - 1975]
    Series: National Library of Australia, Reading Room
    Oral history recording with Hazel de Berg 30 December 1975, c60 minutes, 12 page transcript [DeB 861].
    ORAL DeB 861

Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Isbister, Jean Sinclair
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Isbister, Jean Sinclair
    Mellor, L.
    Published: University of Sydney Faculty of Medicine
  3. Where are the Women in Australian Science?
    McCarthy, Gavan; Morgan, Helen; Smith, Ailie; van den Bosch, Alan
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, 2003
  4. Who's Who in Australia 2002
    Herd, Margaret
    Published: Crown Content, Melbourne, 2001

Resources by Clair Isbister (33)

  1. Birth, infancy and childhood / [by] Clair Isbister
    Isbister, Clair, 1915-
    [ Book : 1971-1980 ]
    At 26 libraries
    Birth, infancy and childhood / [by] Clair Isbister
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 17.98)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 17.98)

  2. Birth of a family : a guide for expectant parents and those who care about children / [by] Clair Isbister
    Isbister, Clair, 1915-
    [ Book : 1976 ]
    At 28 libraries
    Birth of a family : a guide for expectant parents and those who care about children / [by] Clair Isbister
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 17.562)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 17.562)

  3. Clair Isbister interviewed by Hazel de Berg in the Hazel de Berg collection
    Isbister, Clair, 1915-
    [ Sound : 1975 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 16.847)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 16.847)

  4. Dr Clair Isbister responds to Mr Jim Alexander
    Isbister, Clair, 1915-
    [ Book : 1980 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 15.674)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 15.674)

  5. I'm sick! : when to call the doctor / Clair Isbister
    Isbister, Clair, 1915-
    [ Book : 1992 ]
    At 19 libraries
    I'm sick! : when to call the doctor / Clair Isbister
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 15.039)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 15.039)

  6. Mummy, I feel sick : child care and home nursing / Clair Isbister
    Isbister, Clair, 1915-
    [ Book : 1969 ]
    At 11 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 12.524)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 12.524)

  7. Living with children / Clair Isbister ; illustrations by Joan Abbott
    Isbister, Clair, 1915-
    [ Book, Audio book : 1900-1965 ]
    At 13 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 11.103)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 11.103)

  8. Preparing for motherhood : a common-sense approach to parenthood / by Claire Isbister ; illustrated by Joan Abbott
    Isbister, Clair, 1915-
    [ Book : 1963-1969 ]
    At 10 libraries
    Preparing for motherhood : a common-sense  approach to parenthood / by Claire Isbister ; illustrated by Joan Abbott
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 10.866)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 10.866)

  9. What is your problem, mother? : a common-sense approach to motherhood and child care / by Clair Isbister ; illustrated by Joan Abbott
    Isbister, Clair, 1915-
    [ Book : 1958-1960 ]
    At 9 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 10.673)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 10.673)

  10. Should I call the doctor? / [by] Clair Isbister
    Isbister, Clair, 1915-
    [ Book : 1979 ]
    At 10 libraries
    Should I call the doctor? / [by] Clair Isbister
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 10.651)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 10.651)

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  1. [Biographical cuttings on Clair Isbister, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 20.294)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 20.294)

  2. Clair Isbister interviewed by Hazel de Berg in the Hazel de Berg collection
    Isbister, Clair, 1915-
    [ Sound : 1975 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 16.951)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 16.951)

  3. Dr Clair Isbister responds to Mr Jim Alexander
    Isbister, Clair, 1915-
    [ Book : 1980 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 15.679)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 15.679)

  4. A reply to Issues no. 3 / [by Jim Alexander]
    Alexander, Jim
    [ Book : 1979 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 5.635)

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  1. Website: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
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  1. Dr Clair Isbister
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Radio National
    [ Sound : 2005 ]
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    At ABC Radio National
    Dr Clair Isbister
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  2. [Talks and seminars organised by the W.A. Branch of Nursing Mothers' Association of Australia]
    Nursing Mothers' Association of Australia. Western Australian Branch
    [ Sound : 1978-1993 ]
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    [Talks and seminars organised by the W.A. Branch of Nursing Mothers' Association of Australia]
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    Browne, Grace Cuthbert
    [ Sound : 1972 ]
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  4. Peggy Cookson interviewed by Ros Bowden in the NSW Bicentennial oral history collection
    Cookson, Peggy, 1902-
    [ Sound : 1987 ]
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  1. Eyes in the back of my head : my pioneer kindergarten days / by Frances Allen ; foreword by Clair Isbister
    Allen, Frances
    [ Book : 1979 ]
    At 7 libraries
    Eyes in the back of my head : my pioneer kindergarten days / by Frances Allen ; foreword by Clair Isbister
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  2. Days near Rome / by Augustus J. C. Hare ..
    Hare, Augustus J. C. (Augustus John Cuthbert), 1834-1903
    [ Book : 1875-1906 ]
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    At 2 libraries
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  3. Walks in Rome / by Augustus J.C. Hare ..
    Hare, Augustus J. C. (Augustus John Cuthbert), 1834-1903
    [ Book : 1871-1902 ]
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    At 12 libraries
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  4. Children, the community's concern
    Australian Pre-School Association. National Conference Sydney, N.S.W.) 1979 :
    [ Book : 1980 ]
    At Cunningham Library
    Children, the community's concern
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  1. A world controlled by women
    Isbister, Clair
    Australian
    [ Article : 1980 ]
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  2. How are we preparing our children to cope with modern living. (Address to Australian Institute of Health Surveyors. State Conference (1979))
    Isbister, Clair
    Shire and Municipal Record
    [ Article : 1980 ]
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  3. The family and children in the year 2000 or the basic unit of society
    Isbister, Clair
    Australian Family
    [ Article : 1990 ]
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  4. Should sex education be given in schools?
    Isbister, Clair
    Australian Presbyterian Life
    [ Article : 1985 ]
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  1. Dr Isbister's latest award
    The Australian Women's Weekly (1933 - 1982) Sunday 14 January 1979 p 11 Article Illustrated
    ... Dr Isbister's latest award Dr Clair Isbister, a lead-ing Australian pedia-trician for more than 25 ... 1969, and in 1977 was awarded the CBE for services to medicine. -DIANA COUTTS Dr Clair Isbister ... 218 words
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  2. BOOKS WHAT IS YOUR PROBLEM, MOTHER?, by Dr. Clair Isbister Angus and Robertson. 21-. Our copy from Pioneer Bookshop, 40 Market
    Tribune (Sydney, NSW : 1939 - 1976) Wednesday 28 May 1958 p 7 Article
    ... [?] WHAT IS- YOUR PR'OBLEM, MOTHER? , by Dr. Clair Isbister. Angus and-Robertson. 21/-. Our copy ... talks : over . the ABC Women's Session by Dr. Clair Isbister. These have now been cumpiiea into a dook ... 258 words
    This resource is likely to be relevant to your query (score: 0.528)

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  3. Child care LIVING WITH CHILDREN. By Clair lsbister. Winchester Publishing Company, Sydney. Price $1-95 (19/6).
    The Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 - 1995) Saturday 4 June 1966 p 10 Article
    ... By RUTH LESLEY LIVING WITH CHILDREN. By Clair lsbister. Winchester Publishing Company, Sydney ... . Price $1-95 (19/6). r*LAIR Isbister is a well known paediatrician. Her new book aims to re-present some ... 394 words
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    This resource is likely to be relevant to your query (score: 0.292)

  1. Papers of Sir Hans Heysen
    Heysen, Hans, Sir, 1877-1968
    [ Unpublished : 1880-1973 ]
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    Papers of Sir Hans Heysen
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  2. Records of Curtis Brown (Australia) Pty Ltd.
    Curtis Brown (Australia) Pty Ltd
    [ Unpublished : 1962-2002 ]
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    Records of Curtis Brown (Australia) Pty Ltd.
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  1. REGISTER OF MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS FOR 1915.
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Wednesday 13 January 1915 [Issue No.6] p 133

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    ... PRACTITIONERS FOR 1915. LIST of Medical Practitioners who are registered under tlie provisions of the Act of ... 1915. LIST of Medical Practitioners who are registered under the provisions of the Act of Parliament of ... 39795 words
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  2. REGISTER OF MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS FOR 1930.
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 24 January 1930 [Issue No.8] p 309

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    ... Parliament of New South Wales, No. 29, 1912, and No. 33,1915. the new; SOUTH WALES MEDICAL BOARD. President ... , 1915. N.B.—The Medical Board hare revised the Register to the beet of their ability, but are aware that ... 46988 words
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  3. REGISTER OF MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS FOR 1931.
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 16 January 1931 [Issue No.7] p 205

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    ... Parliament _ New South Wales, No. 29, 1912, and No. 33, 1915. _ THE NEW SOUTH WALES MEMCAE BOARD, i President ... , Charles Goldsborough, Cowra. M.B., M.S., 1915, Univ. Sydney. Adams, Henry Cyril, 141 Macquarie ... 48149 words
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