Masson, Mary (1862-1945)

Also known as
Masson, Mary, (CBE) (1862-1945)
Masson, Mary, (Lady, CBE) (1862-1945)
Struthers, Mary (1862-1945)
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Charity Worker; Community service
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Sir David Orme Masson (1858-1937), chemist, professor and man of science, was born on 13 January 1858 at Hampstead, near London, second child and only son of David Mather Masson, professor of English...

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Lady Masson was the wife of Sir David Orme Masson, Professor of Chemistry at the University of Melbourne from 1886 to 1923. She was active in university affairs and her memory is honoured at the university by the Lady Masson Memorial Lecture, which is given every 2-3 years. She was a foundation member of the Victoria League 1908, the New Settlers' League 1921 and the Country Women's Association of Victoria 1928 and also president of the University branch of the Australian Red Cross Society 1914-1919. Lady Masson regularly attended meetings of the University Chemical Society. She was appointed Commander of The Order of the British Empire (Civil) - 15 March 1918, for war work.

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(Lady) Mary Masson was the wife of Sir David Orme Masson, Professor of Chemistry at the University of Melbourne from 1886 to 1923. She was active in university affairs and her memory is honoured at the university by the Lady Masson Memorial Lecture, which is given every 2-3 years.

CBE 1918. Active in university society at the University of Melbourne and in community service. Foundation member of the Victoria League 1908, the New Settlers' League 1921 and the Country Women's Association of Victoria 1928. President of the University branch of the Australian Red Cross Society 1914-19. Regularly attended meetings of the University Chemical Society. Her memory is honoured at the University of Melbourne by the Lady Masson Memorial Lecture.

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

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  • (Person) Masson, James Irvine Orme (1887 - 1962)
  • (Person) Masson, David Orme (1858 - 1937)

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Australian Women's Register

  1. Masson, Mary
    Published: National Foundation for Australian Women
    Series: IspartOf The Australian Women's Register
  2. Masson, Mary (1862 - 1945), Biographical Entry
    [2002]
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
    Series: IspartOf Bright Sparcs
  3. Faith, Hope and Charity Australian Women and Imperial Honours: 1901-1989
    Australian Women's Archives Project
    [2003]
    Published: Australian Women's Archives Project
  4. Where are the Women in Australian science?
    Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
    [2003]
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
  5. The Alexandra Club : A Narrative 1903-1983
    Starke, Monica
    [Melbourne]
    Published: Alexandra Club
  6. Masson, Mary (1862-1945)
    [2006]
    Published: National Centre of Biography, Australian National University
    Series: IspartOf Australian Dictionary of Biography

Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Masson, Mary
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Masson, Sir David Orme (1858-1937), Chemist, Professor and Man of Science
    Weickhardt, L. W.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1986
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 10, 432-435
  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. 150 Years, 150 Stories: Masson Family
    Flesch, Juliet and McPhee, Peter
    Published: 2003
    Series: Uni News, 12, 10, 4
  5. 150 years, 150 stories: brief biographies of one hundred and fifty remarkable people associated with the University of Melbourne
    Flesch, Juliet and McPhee, Peter
    Published: Department of History, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, 2003

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  1. Paul-Marie Masson correspondence
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  2. Mary Masson (Melbourne) to Crutchley, 24 December 1931, (Item), (from Papers of Ernest Tristram Crutchley / Miscellaneous Papers (III) / Miscellaneous Correspondence ((iii)))
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