Gilruth, J. A. (John Anderson) (1871-1937)

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Gilruth, J. A. (1871-1937)
Gilruth, John Anderson (1871-1937)
Field of activity
Veterinary Scientist; Administrator; Veterinary scientist; Bacteriologist
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Biographies

John Anderson Gilruth (1871-1937), veterinary scientist and administrator, was born on 17 February 1871 at Auchmithie, a fishing village near Arbroath, Forfar, Scotland, second child of Andrew Gilruth...

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John Gilruth was Professor of Veterinary Pathology and Director of the Veterinary Research Institute, University of Melbourne from 1908. He was Administrator of the Northern Territory 1912-1920 and later Chief of the Division of Animal Health, CSIR. Earlier, from 1893, Gilruth was a government veterinary surgeon in New Zealand becoming Chief Veterinarian and Bacteriologist in 1897.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Gilruth, John Anderson
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Gilruth's Work in New Zealand, 1893-1908
    Published: 1937
    Series: Australian Veterinary Journal, 13, 104-107
  3. Gilruth, John Anderson - Ms 7
    Published: Australian Academy of Science, 1994
    Series: Listing of Adolph Basser Library holdings
  4. Selected Bibliography of Scientific Papers by Dr. J. A. Gilruth
    Albiston, H.E.
    Published: 1937
    Series: Australian Veterinary Journal, 13, 118-120
  5. Gilruth as a Teacher
    Bull, L. B.
    Published: 1937
    Series: Australian Veterinary Journal, 13, 110-112
  6. John Anderson Gilruth
    Published: 1937
    Series: Australian Veterinary Journal, 13, 94-103
  7. AAHL portrait collection shows the art of our science
    Vella, Greta
    Published: Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), 2016
    Series: CSIROscope
  8. Gilruth's Part in Sheep Blowfly Research
    Mackerras, I. M.
    Published: 1937
    Series: Australian Veterinary Journal, 13, 116-118
  9. Gilruth and the Melbourne University Veterinary School and the Research Institute. 1909-1912
    Sweet, Georgina
    Published: 1937
    Series: Australian Veterinary Journal, 13, 108-110
  10. Gilruth's Work with the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, 1929-1936
    Turner, A. W.
    Published: 1937
    Series: Australian Veterinary Journal, 13, 112-115
  11. Gilruth, John Anderson (1871-1937), Veterinary Scientist and Adminstrator
    Powell, Alan
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1983
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 9, 17-19
  12. Environment, Economy and Australian Biology 1890-1939
    Schedvin, C. B.
    Published: 1984
    Series: Historical Studies, 21, 11-28
  13. Dr J. A. Gilruth and Sir Ian Clunies Ross - Veterinary Science in Australia 1952-84: Some Personal Reflections
    Francis, J.
    Published: 1984
    Series: Australian Veterinary Journal, 61, 372-374
  14. John Anderson Gilruth: the influence of his life and work on the development of the Livestock Industries of the Commonwealth
    Clunies Ross, I.
    Published: Queensland University Press, Brisbane, 1956
  15. Recent Contributions to Veterinary Science by Australian and New Zealand Workers. Presidential Address
    Gilruth, J. A.
    Published: 1937
    Series: Australian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science, xxiii, 289-306
  16. Gilruth: a complex man John Anderson Gilruth
    Egan, Ted
    Published: Ted Egan Enterprises, Alice Springs, 2017
  17. John Anderson Gilruth: first Administrator of the Northern Territory and veterinarian extraordinaire
    Angus, Beverley M.
    Published: 1995
    Series: Northern Perspective, 18, 1, 42-52
  18. Lionel Bately Bull, 1889-1978
    French, E. L. and Stewart, D.F.
    Published: 1983
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 5, 4, 90-110
  19. Technology in Australia 1788-1988
    Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 2000
  20. Northern optimism: the Preliminary Scientific Expedition to the Northern Territory, 1911
    McGregor, Russell
    Published: 2013
    Series: Northern Territory Historical Studies, 24, 39-51
  21. Arthur William Turner 1900-1989
    French, E. L. and Sutherland, A. K.
    Published: 1992
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 9, 1, 49-63
  22. Ian Murray Mackerras 1898-1980
    Norris, K. R.
    Published: 1981
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 5, 2, 98-114
  23. Adolph Basser Library Manuscript Collection
    Smith, Ailie
    Published: eScholarship Research Centre, 2012

Resources by J. A. Gilruth (23)

  1. Correspondence and photographs
    Gilruth, J. A. (John Anderson), 1871-1937
    [ Unpublished : 1890-1954 ]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 232,591.719)

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  2. PP no. 46 of 1920
    Gilruth, J. A. (John Anderson), 1871-1937
    [ Book : 1921 ]
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    PP no. 46 of 1920
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 221,574.906)

  3. Correspondence relating to report of Royal Commissioner
    Gilruth, J. A. (John Anderson), 1871-1937
    [ Government publication, Article : 1921 ]
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    At 2 libraries
    Correspondence relating to report of Royal Commissioner
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 180,538.672)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 180,538.672)

  4. Northern Territory : notes by the Administrator Dr. J.A. Gilruth, on speech delivered in the Senate by Senator Newland, on 27th September, 1916
    Gilruth, J. A. (John Anderson), 1871-1937
    [ Government publication, Article : 1917 ]
    At 3 libraries
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  5. Report on experiments with lambs / by J.A. Gilruth ; also, general report by Archibald Park
    Gilruth, J. A. (John Anderson), 1871-1937
    [ Book : 1896 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  6. Bovine contagious mammitis / by J.A. Gilruth
    Gilruth, J. A. (John Anderson), 1871-1937
    [ Book, Government publication : 1908 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  7. Northern Territory : report in regard to the mining industry / from the Administrator of the Northern Territory
    Northern Territory. Administrator
    [ Government publication, Book : 1915 ]
    At NT Library
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  8. Onchocera gibsoni : the cause of worm nodules in Australian cattle / by J.A. Gilruth and Georgina Sweet
    Gilruth, J. A. (John Anderson), 1871-1937
    [ Book, Government publication : 1911 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 61,068.797)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 61,068.797)

  9. Report of preliminary scientific expedition to the Northern Territory
    Gilruth, J. A. (John Anderson), 1871-1937
    [ Book : 1912 ]
    At Uni of Canberra
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  10. Further observations on onchocerca gibsoni, the cause of worm-nodules in cattle / by J.A. Gilruth and Georgina Sweet
    Gilruth, J. A. (John Anderson), 1871-1937
    [ Book : 1912 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  1. Correspondence and photographs
    Gilruth, J. A. (John Anderson), 1871-1937
    [ Unpublished : 1890-1954 ]
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  2. [Biographical cuttings on Dr John Anderson Gilruth, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
    At National Library
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  3. PP no. 46 of 1920
    Gilruth, J. A. (John Anderson), 1871-1937
    [ Book : 1921 ]
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    PP no. 46 of 1920
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  4. Dr J. A. Gilruth & daughter / photographer unknown
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    At NT Library
    Dr J. A. Gilruth & daughter / photographer unknown
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  5. John Gilruth
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    John Gilruth
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  6. Dr John Anderson Gilruth
    [ Photograph ]
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    Dr John Anderson Gilruth
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  7. John Gilruth
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    John Gilruth
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  8. John Gilruth
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    John Gilruth
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  9. Dr J. A. Gilruth & daughter
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    Dr J. A. Gilruth & daughter
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  10. Correspondence relating to report of Royal Commissioner
    Gilruth, J. A. (John Anderson), 1871-1937
    [ Government publication, Article : 1921 ]
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    Correspondence relating to report of Royal Commissioner
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  1. Gilruth, Jeannie McLean, (OBE)
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    ... Gilruth, Jeannie McLean ... Jeannie Gilruth, née McLay, married John Anderson Gilruth on 20 March 1899 at Dunedin, New Zealand ...
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    ... Gilruth, John Anderson (1871 - 1937) ... Martin, Thomas John (Jack) (1937 - ) ... boasted only four faculties and sixteen students. By the end of the 20th century there was a total of ... the University as a general, liberal or cultural education. In April 1853 Governor Hotham selected a ...
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    ... . George was a tradesman and later ran the Brunswick Brick, Tile and Pottery Company. Georgina Sweet was ... the University of Melbourne's first female Associate Professor. She was a member of the Royal Society ...
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  1. NOTICE. G.N 34.14 I, JOHN ANDERSON GILRUTH,
    Northern Territory Times and Gazette (Darwin, NT : 1873 - 1927) Thursday 5 March 1914 p 8 Article
    ... NOTICE. GN 34 14 I, JOHN ANDERSON ^GILRUTH, in pursuance of the powers conferred upon me by Section ... , Darwin, to be Warden for Mining District No. 1. J. A. GILRUTH, Administrator« Darwin, 23.2 14. ... 50 words
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  2. Obituary DR. J. A. GILRUTH
    Warwick Daily News (Qld. : 1919 -1954) Friday 5 March 1937 p 7 Article
    ... Obituary DR. J, A. GILRUTH MELBOURNE, Thursday.—Or. John | Anderson GUruth, first Administrator of ... the Northern Territory, and a prominent veterinary expert, died at his .'home at South Yarra to ... 160 words
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  3. DEATH OF DR. J. A. GILRUTH
    The Australasian (Melbourne, Vic. : 1864 - 1946) Saturday 6 March 1937 p 9 Article
    ... DEATH OF DR. J. A. * GILRUTH The death occurred on March 3 of Dr. John Anderson Gilruth. a former ... Administrator of the Northern Territory, after a long illness at his home in Melbourne. Dr. Gilruth was born in ... 84 words
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  1. APPOINTMENT OF J. A. GILRUTH AS ADMINISTRATOR OF THE NORTHERN TERRITORY.
    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette (National : 1901 - 1973) Thursday 2 August 1917 [Issue No.121] p 1595

    Government Gazette Appointments And Employment

    ... Home and Territories Department. Melbourne, 31st July, 1917. APPOINTMENT OF J. A. GILRUTH AS ... appointment of John Anderson Giluuth ns Administrator of the Northern Territory at a salary of £1,750 per ... 89 words
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  2. DEPARTMENT OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS. APPOINTMENT OF DR. J. A. GILRUTH AS ADMINISTRATOR OF THE NORTHERN TERRITORY.
    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette (National : 1901 - 1973) Thursday 4 April 1912 [Issue No.24] p 458

    Government Gazette Appointments And Employment

    ... DEPARTMENT OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS. Appointment of Dr. J. A. Gilruth as Administrator of the Northern ... been pleased to approve of the appointment of Dr. John Anderson Gilruth as Administrator of the ... 78 words
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  3. AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY National Memorials Ordinance 1928 DETERMINATION OF NOMENCLATURE OF STREETS AND PUBLIC PLACES IN THE A.C.T.
    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette. Periodic (National : 1977 - 2011) Friday 4 June 1982 p 1

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    ... -breeders' Association 1921, President 1925-30, 1937-40 and 1947-49, life governor 1960, played a leading part in the ... , 1859 and later the Monaro Mercury Cooma; police magistrate at Berrima, 1871, ML A Monaro, New South ... 9781 words
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    The mystery of the cave
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  1. John Anderson Gilruth: first Administrator of the Northern Territory and veterinarian extraordinaire
    Angus, Beverley M
    Northern Perspective
    [ Article : 1995 ]
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  2. PERSONAL ITEMS (10 March 1937)
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  3. A WOMAN'S LETTER (24 April 1913)
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  4. A WOMAN'S LETTER (7 December 1911)
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  1. John Anderson Gilruth : influence of his life and work on the development of the livestock industrie
    Clunies Ross, Ian, Sir, 1899-1959
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  2. Early history of veterinary education in Victoria / K. L. Hughes and I. Milne
    Hughes, K. L
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  3. Biographical memoirs
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  4. The Scribner encyclopedia of American lives / Kenneth T. Jackson, editor in chief ; Karen Markoe, general editor ; Arnold Markoe, executive editor
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  2. R P Froud Records
    Froud, R. P. (Robert P.)
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