Stirling, E. C. (Edward Charles) (1848-1919)

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Stirling, E. C. (1848-1919)
Stirling, Edward Charles, (FRS) (1848-1919)
Stirling, Edward Charles, (Sir) (1848-1919)
Stirling, Edward Charles (1848-1919)
Stirling, Ted (1848-1919)
Field of activity
Anthropologist; Physiologist; Surgeon; Scientist; Politician
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Biographies

Sir Edward Charles Stirling (1848-1919), surgeon, scientist and politician, and Sir John Lancelot Stirling (1849-1932), politician, were the sons of Edward Stirling (1804-1873) and his wife Harriett,...

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Sir Edward Stirling taught physiology at the University of Adelaide from 1882 and was the Director of the South Australian Museum 1884-1912. He made several collecting expeditions into central and Northern Australia and earlier he had worked as a consulting surgeon.

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Widespread regret will be caused by the announcement of the death of Sir Edward Charles Stirling, C.M.G., M.A., M.D., D.Sc., F.R.S., F.R.C.S., one of Australia's most distinguished scientists and scholars,...

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Stirling, Edward Charles
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Stirling, Sir Edward Charles (1848-1919), surgeon, scientist and politician
    Mincham, Hans
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1976
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 6, 200-201
  3. The Sir Edward Stirling Memorial Lecture: Reflections of Stirling's Presidential Addresses, and on Medical Historiography in South Australia
    Gandevia, Bryan
    Published: Medical History Society, A.M.A. [Victoria Branch] and Medical History Unit, University of Melbourne, Parkville, 1984
    Series: Occasional Papers on Medical History Australia, 59-84
  4. Sir Edward Stirling, Kt, CMG, FRS, MA, MD, FRCS, CMZS. A Note of Appreciation
    Verco, J. C.
    Published: 1919
    Series: Medical Journal of Australia, 1, 298-299
  5. The Body Divided: Human Beings and Human 'Material' in Modern Medical History
    Ferber, Sarah and Wilde, Sally
    Published: Ashgate, Farnham (U.K.), 2011

Resources by E. C. Stirling (29)

  1. Address delivered by E.C. Stirling, M.D. at the Temperance Hall, North Adelaide, March 28th, 1884 : The political franchise for women : speech in the House of Assembly, South Australia [1894] ; Medical science and social problems : inaugural address ...
    Stirling, E. C. (Edward Charles), 1848-1919
    [ Book ]
    At APMC
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  2. The political franchise for women : speech in the House of Assembly, South Australia / by E. C. Stirling
    Stirling, E. C. (Edward Charles), 1848-1919
    [ Book : 1885 ]
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    The political franchise for women : speech in the House of Assembly, South Australia / by E. C. Stirling
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  3. Address / delivered by E.C. Stirling, M.D., at the Temperance Hall, North Adelaide, March 28th, 1884
    Stirling, E. C. (Edward Charles), 1848-1919
    [ Book : 1884 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  4. Documents, illustrations, correspondence
    Stirling, E. C. (Edward Charles), 1848-1919
    [ Unpublished : 1870-1919 ]
    At SA Museum Library
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  5. Manuscript
    Malinowski, Bronislaw, 1884-1842
    [ Unpublished : 1914-1918 ]
    At SA Museum Library
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  6. Australian Aborigines - burial grounds
    Stirling, E. C. (Edward Charles), 1848-1919
    [ Book : 1907 ]
    At RGSSA Library
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  7. Description of Toas, or Australian Aboriginal direction signs / being an abstract from the J. G. Reuther manuscript by the late Sir Edward Stirling and Edgar R. Waite
    Stirling, E. C. (Edward Charles), 1848-1919
    [ Book : 1919 ]
    At 4 libraries
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  8. Newspaper clippings, correspondence, notes
    Bates, Daisy, 1859-1951
    [ Unpublished : 1919-1932 ]
    At SA Museum Library
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  9. Photographs, maps
    Horn Scientific Expedition to Central Australia (1894)
    [ Unpublished : 1894 ]
    At SA Museum Library
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  10. Thought, action & intelligence : the human brain and control of movement : the Edward Stirling memorial lecture, 1985 / by R. Porter
    Porter, R
    [ Book, Government publication : 1985 ]
    At Barr Smith Library
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Resources about E. C. Stirling (32)

  1. Edward Charles Stirling
    [ Photograph : 1900 ]
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    At State Library S Aust
    Edward Charles Stirling
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  2. Staff of the Public Library, Museum & Art Gallery S.A. : E.C. Stirling
    [ Photograph : 1898 ]
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    Staff of the Public Library, Museum & Art Gallery S.A. : E.C. Stirling
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  3. South Australian Celebrities : E.C. Stirling
    [ Photograph : 1880 ]
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    South Australian Celebrities : E.C. Stirling
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  4. Knuckey's Lagoon
    [ Photograph : 1891 ]
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    Knuckey's Lagoon
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  5. Books and documents : featuring important Australian books, including works from the collection of Sir Edward Charles Stirling [...] / Australian Book Auctions
    Australian Book Auctions
    [ Book : 2009 ]
    At Barr Smith Library
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  6. Stirling and the biology of the family / Peter M. Last
    Last, P. M
    [ Book : 1986 ]
    At 4 libraries
    Stirling and the biology of the family / Peter M. Last
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  7. Staff of the South Australian Museum
    [ Photograph : 1919 ]
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    At State Library S Aust
    Staff of the South Australian Museum
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  8. List of plants collected by Dr. Stirling in central Australia between Frew Ponds (lat. 17)̊ and Mount Stuart (lat. 22)̊ : on the Transcontinental Telegraph Route / by Ralph Tate
    Tate, Ralph, 1840-1901
    [ Book : 1978 ]
    At CDU Library
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  9. Sir Edward Stirling
    [ Photograph : 1874 ]
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    At State Library S Aust
    Sir Edward Stirling
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  10. Funeral of Sir Edward Stirling
    [ Photograph : 1919 ]
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    At State Library S Aust
    Funeral of Sir Edward Stirling
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  3. Medical science and social problems : inaugural address delivered at the opening of the seventh session of the Australasian Medical Congress, Adelaide, September 4, 1905 / by Professor E.C. Stirling
    Stirling, Edward Charles
    [ Book : 1906 ]
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  4. Medical papers / Edward Charles Stirling
    Stirling, Edward Charles, 1848-1919
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  1. Apprehensions, &c.
    New South Wales Police Gazette and Weekly Record of Crime (Sydney : 1860 - 1930) Wednesday 5 April 1893 [Issue No.14] p 121

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    ... I Apprehensions. &c. James Thompson, charged on warrant with .committing wilful and corrupt perjury ... . Bail allowed. John Oharles Stirling, charged with stealing a silver watoh, value £5 (recovered), the ... 2151 words
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    New South Wales Police Gazette and Weekly Record of Crime (Sydney : 1860 - 1930) Wednesday 23 August 1905 [Issue No.34] p 310

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    ... Apprehensions, &c. ■William George Keeler alias Murphy and .Tames Murray, charged with breaking and ... Ethel Carini alias Carey, and Charles Hannah alias Thornton, charged in company with stealing a ... 2191 words
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    New South Wales Police Gazette and Weekly Record of Crime (Sydney : 1860 - 1930) Wednesday 21 August 1901 [Issue No.34] p 326

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    ... Apprehensions, &c. James Bird alias Michael Cuneen, charged with breaking and entering the ... “ Criterion Hotel,” Moree? and stealing clothing, &e , and a watch, total value, £30 (recovered, except watch ... 1736 words
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  1. MR. EDWARD STIRLING.
    The South Australian Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1858 - 1889) Friday 28 February 1873 p 6 Article
    ... MR. EDWARD STIRLING. Another name has to be added to the obituary of old colonists, intelligence ... , of Mr. Edward Stirling, formally of this colony. Mr. Stirling was a veiy old colonist of South ... 2082 words
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  2. DR. E. C. STIRLING.
    Adelaide Observer (SA : 1843 - 1904) Saturday 28 October 1899 p 16 Article Illustrated
    ... DR. E. C. STIRLING.   DR. E. C. STIRLING.   Dr. Edward Charles Stirling, .who has been ... . The doctor is a native of South Australia, having been born at Strathalbyn in 1848. He received his ... 327 words
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  3. PROFESSOR E. C. STIRLING.
    The Mail (Adelaide, SA : 1912 - 1954) Saturday 12 September 1914 p 8 Article
    ... Strathalbyn, Sooth Australia, on September 8, 1848. Since 1900 he has been Professor of Physiology in our ... PROFESSOR E. C. STIRLING. Dr. T5dw«rd Oiarles Stirling. CM.G.. V-Sc-, MJ)., F.B.S., withT many ... 797 words
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    Geological Survey of Victoria
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  2. Collection of architectural plans of public buildings and private residences in Perth, Fremantle and various country towns / J. Talbot Hobbs [and 10 others]
    Blacket, Edmund Thomas, 1817-1883
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    Western Australia. Surveyor General's Office
    [ Government publication, Map : 1971 ]
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    Serle, Geoffrey, 1922-1998
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  2. Charles Stirling (New Maldon) to E.W. Benson, 18 September 1886, (File ff. 156-157), (from Correspondence of Edward White Benson, Archbishop of Canterbury / Volume 42. Official Letters, Foreign and Home )
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