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Annie Rita Ellis
Student Notebook, 1903-1904

Annie Rita Ellis. Image courtest of University Archives.

MSS 0061

Presented by her daughter, Mrs. Eleanor Trott, August 1998

Contents

1. Illustrated notebook; 170 pages of manuscript notes accompanied by hand-drawn sketches, some coloured, by Annie Rite Ellis (BSc 1905) as a student at the University of Adelaide (1903-1905). The book is made up of two sections, The first covering Biology [1903], the second  Physiology, 1904.

Cover of Ellis' Notebook Ellis Notebook Initials Diagrams in Ellis' Notebook

Biology [1903]

The first section (74 pages) includes:

  • the yeast plant
  • haematococcus (algae)
  • amoeba
  • spirogyra (water silk)
  • mucor (Common white mould)
  • penicillium
  • diagram illustrating dependence of animals on plants
  • bracken fern
  • bacteria
  • vorticella
  • hydra
  • the bear plant
  • the broad bean
  • physiology of green plants
  • the fresh-water mussel
  • the crayfish
  • histology
    • blood
    • epithelium
    • connective tissues
    • cartilage
    • muscle
    • nerve
  • the frog
Bracken Fern Page 1 Bracken Fern Page 2 The Crayfish

Physiology, 1904

The second section (96 pages) includes:

  • blood
  • the heart
  • blood vessels
  • bone
  • the lungs
  • the trachea
  • glands
  • the tongue
  • alimentary canal
  • the pancreas
  • the liver
  • lymphalic gland
  • the kidney
  • the skin
  • hair
  • the spleen
  • thymus
  • the thyroid
  • supra reual capsules [sic]
  • spinal cord
  • the brain
  • cerebellum
  • cerebrum
  • scheme of relationship of cells, fibres of brain and cord
  • the ear
  • the eye
  • the larynx
  • the tesits
  • erectile tissue
  • prostate
  • the ovary
  • special cells
  • bone
  • tooth
  • small intestine
  • nerve endings in muscle
  • large intestine
  • lymphatic gland
  • kidney
  • partial sketches at end
Cerebrum Page 1 The Cerebrum Page 2 The Ear

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