Index to Volume 12 (1923-1924) - University Newscuttings Books

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  • A

    • Agriculture, Faculty of,
      • teaching of agriculture inadequate, 179
  • B

    • Basedow, Dr Herbert,
      • scientific, anthropological and mining researcher, 169
    • Bayly, W.R,
      • appointed head of Prince Alfred College, 181
    • Bequests, gifts & endowments,
      • request for books for Japanese libraries, 127
      • gift of £100 to start low-interest loans to students, 28
    • Bragg, Sir William H,
      • appointed as Director, Davy-Faraday Laboratory, London, 55
      • represents the Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science, 63a
      • Royal Institution London, 158
    • Buildings,
      • tenders to be called for new teachers college on Kintore Ave, 161, 163
      • extensions to Prince of Wales building, 142
      • old police barracks demolished for university extensions, 56
  • C

    • Calendar,
      • 1924 edition, 190
    • Chancellors,
      • Sir George Murray’s reception for Oxford Professor, J Mackail, 36
    • Chapman, Robert Hall,
      • appointed Assistant Engineer of Bridges, 72
    • Chapman, Professor Robert William, 72, 81
    • Clubs, societies & associations,
    • Clucas, R.J. M., B.A.,
      • university librarian, 155
    • Corbin, Horace Hugh, 112, 113, 114, 115, 116
    • Conferences & seminars,
      • Australian Christian Student Movement, 155
      • New Ideas in Education, 82, 85, 93, 95, 97, 98, 106, 109
      • Australian Dental Congress, 64
    • Council, University of Adelaide,
      • annual report for 1923, 173
    • Courses, non-degree,
      • Workers’ Educational Association student gains diploma of economics, 127
    • Cromer, Victor,
      • first student to gain diploma of economics via extension lectures, 127
  • D

    • Davies, Dr.Harold Whitridge,
      • appointed Rockefeller Foundation Research Fellow, 77
    • Davies, Professor Edward Harold, 51, 56, 65, 75, 110
    • Dentistry, School of,
      • new dental hospital, 50, 52, 59, 60
      • need for compulsory dental treatment, 65, 66
    • Distance studies,
      • possibility of lectures by wireless, 122
    • Duffield, Professor W. Geoffrey, 20, 41, 41b, 43, 92, 104
  • E

    • Economics, School of,
      • largest class in Australia, 156
    • Elder Music Scholarship, 39, 41, 41b, 78, 131
    • Engineering, School of,
      • survey camp for students, 183
    • Examinations,
    • Extension lectures,
      • on wireless telegraphy by Professor Kerr Grant, 93
      • on crime and punishment, by Professor Coleman Phillipson, 93, 94, 126, 127
      • programme for 1924, 177
      • education for adult worker, 183
      • three lectures by Professor J.W.Mackail on poetry and modern life, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33
      • problems in connection with primary industry; three lectures by Professor Harvey Johnston, 41, 41b
  • F

    • Finance,
      • gift of £100 to start low-interest loans to students, 28
      • 1922 expenditure on sports grounds, 127
    • Floods in South Australia, 63b, 63ba
    • Forestry, School of,
      • South Australia's tree problem, 68
      • recent trends in forestry, 66
      • controversy over non-appointment of H Corbin as Conservator of Forests, 112, 113, 114, 115, 116
  • G

    • George Thompson Co-operative Scholarship in Commerce,
      • awarded to Eric. A. Gibson, 182
    • Government relations,
      • Premier on extra University grants and exemption from land tax, 84
    • Graduates,
      • Professor W. G. Duffield, 41, 41b, 92, 124
      • Bruce Anderson, B.Sc (Hons), 159
      • Dr. Edward Angas Johnson, M.B.(Adel), 176
      • Dr.Harold Whitridge Davies, 77
      • Dr. Robert Vivian Storer MBBS (Adel), 52, 57
      • Dr. Herbert Basedow, 169
      • Thomas John Mellis Napier, LL.B (Adel), 177, 178, 181
      • Robert Hall Chapman, 72
      • Dr W.W. Hurst, B.Sc (Adel), 40
      • W. R. Bayly, B.A, B.Sc (Adel), 181
    • Graduation,
      • list of 1923 graduates and prize-winners, 137, 138, 142
      • list of teachers who graduated from the university in 1923, 140
      • 11 of 27 prize-winners are women, 141
      • special ceremony to confer degrees in Arts, Science, Engineering, Law, 28
    • Grant, Professor Kerr, 62, 63a, 64, 70, 72, 92, 93, 122
    • Grounds,
      • 1922 expenditure on sports grounds, 127
      • dressing rooms at University Oval broken into, 27
      • history of the North Terrace Esplanade, including the university grounds, 110, 111
  • H

    • Heaton, Dr. Herbert, 1, 2, 3, 86, 102, 118
    • Henderson, Professor George Cockburn, 131
    • Hodge, Charles Reynolds, 131, 132, 140, 147, 149, 150
    • Hurst, Dr. W. W,
      • awarded Ph.D. in Chemistry at Cambridge, 40
  • J

    • Johnson, Dr. Edward Angas,
      • appointed Officer of Health for City of Adelaide, 176
    • Johnston, Professor Thomas Harvey, 37, 40, 43, 45, 47
  • L

    • Law, Faculty of,
      • students society, mock trial in tort of negligence, 28
      • growth in numbers of law students, 20
      • inter-varsity debating won by Adelaide, 104
      • Adelaide's three women lawyers on suitability of law as a career for women, 26
      • mock trial on contract and property law, 44
    • Lectures,
      • Dr. H. Heaton on "The Australian Economic Outlook", 118
      • Professor Thorburn Brailsford Robertson on the functions of the university, 183
      • Professor Darnley Naylor on Sophocles and Shakespeare, 110
    • Legal issues,
      • suggestions for preservation of Australian fauna, 76
    • Legislation
      • bill to raise grants to the university, 83, 84, 99, 100
    • Library
      • R. J. M. Clucas, University librarian for twenty-four years, 155
  • M

    • Mackail, Professor J.M., 17, 29, 34, 35, 36, 157
    • Marston, H.R.,
      • research into preservation of citrus fruit, 91, 106
    • Mawson, Sir Douglas,
      • made Fellow of the Royal Society, 8
      • research into radium, 164
    • Mayo, Dr. Helen,
      • on mental deficiencies in children, and their treatment, 15
    • Medicine, Faculty of,
      • Sir Joseph Verco, lecturer in medicine for twenty-nine years, 62
      • 5th conference of South Australian Hospitals Associations, 71
      • research on insulin by Professor Thornburn Brailsford Robertson, 87, 88, 121, 124
      • Professor F. Wood-Jones, address to 1923 graduation ceremony, 143
    • Mitchell, Professor William,
      • appointed to a visiting Gifford Lectureship in Scotland, 55
    • Murray, Sir George,
      • holds reception as chancellor, 36
    • Music, School of,
      • Professor Harold Davies, 51, 110
      • Charles Schilsky, appointed professor of violin, 170, 171
      • concerts, 4, 25, 56, 72, 109, 114, 133
      • farewell concert for John Bishop, 78
      • final social of year, 137
      • conservatorium praised, 117
      • the university's choral class, 85
    • Musical productions,
      • Professor E. Harold Davies conducts Elgar’s “Dream of Gerontius” in Town Hall, 65, 75
      • South Australian Orchestra, 4
      • first Elder Conservatorium concert of the season, 9
      • organ recital by Harold Wylde, 18, 29, 48, 62
      • Frederick Bevan conducts Mendelssohn's "St. Paul", 92
      • pianoforte and violin recital, 79
      • review of chamber music concert at Conservatorium, 7
      • student concert at Conservatorium, 85
      • students' farewell concert to Professor Wood Jones, 93
      • students' orchestral concert, 39
      • violin, flute and piano recital, 45
  • N

    • Napier, Thomas John Mellis, K.C., LL.B.,
      • appointed to South Australian Supreme Court, 177, 178, 181
    • Naylor, Professor Henry Darnley, 5, 10, 26, 41, 41b, 108, 111, 148
  • P

    • Phillipson, Professor Coleman, 14, 80, 86, 88, 92, 99, 100, 119, 120, 123, 126, 132, 138, 151, 156, 157, 173
    • Prizes and awards,
      • Dr. W.T.Hayward awarded gold medal, 126
      • George Thomson Bursary established for students in commerce, 81
    • Professors,
      • "Life in Shakespeare's England" by Professor Archibald Thomas Strong, 103, 104
      • "The chemical base of growth and senescence" by Professor Thorburn Brailsford Robertson, 173
      • "Three criminal law reformers" by Professor Coleman Phillipson, 80, 86, 88, 123
      • resignation of Professor George Cockburn Henderson, 130, 131
      • "Attitude towards criminals" by Professor Coleman Phillipson, 123
      • “League of Nations” by Professor Coleman Phillipson, 119, 120
      • Professor Archibald Thomas Strong, 119
      • Professor Edward Harold Davies, 110
      • Professor Henry Darnley Naylor, 111
      • Professor Kerr Grant involved in astronomical confirmation of Einstein’s theory, 122
      • Professor Thorburn Brailsford Robertson’s research lowers cost of insulin, 121, 124
      • Professor Coleman Phillipson, 138
      • Professor Coleman Phillipson on "Is crime a disease", 126, 127
      • Professor Coleman Phillipson on "prison reform", 151
      • Professor Coleman Phillipson on "punishment", 132
      • Professor Kerr Grant on ‘Wireless telegraphy”, 92, 93
      • Professor Robert William Chapman on "Australia", 81
      • Professor Henry Darnley Naylor suggests alternatives to public examinations in schools, 148
      • Professor Henry Darnley Naylor opens new Montessori school, 108
      • Professor Thorburn Bailsford Robertson on the excessive amount of meat eaten by Australians, 133
      • Professor Frederic Wood-Jones address to 1923 graduation on modern anatomy, 143
    • Public lectures,
      • "Life in Shakespeare's England" by Professor Archibald Thomas Strong, 103, 104
      • "Poetry in modern life" by Professor J M. Mackail, 32
      • "The Blowfly Pest”, by Professor Thomas Harvey Johnston, 37, 43
      • “Prickly Pear Pest” by Professor Thomas Harvey Johnston, 37, 40, 41, 41b
      • "Problems in solar research" by Professor W G. Duffield, Adelaide University graduate, 41, 41b
      • “The study of the sun” by Professor W.G. Duffield, 43
      • "Structure and growth of music", three lectures by Professor Edward Harold Davies, 51, 53, 56, 57, 58
      • "Tennyson", by Oxford professor of poetry, J W. Mackail, 37
      • "Worm nodule disease in cattle", by Professor Thomas Harvey Johnston, 45
      • three lectures on "crime and punishment" to be given by Professor Coleman Phillipson, 80, 86, 87, 99, 100
      • "Matter, ether and electricity", three lectures by Professor Kerr Grant, 62, 63a, 64, 70, 72
      • continuation of Prof Phillipson's series of lectures on crime and punishment, 92, 93, 94
      • Joseph Fisher commerce lecture on "Money, Credit and Exchange"delivered by J. Russell Butler, 23
      • Professor Thomas Harvey Johnston on "The control of insects that control disease", 47
      • Professor J. Mackail of Oxford on "Virgil", 34, 35
      • Professor Coleman Phillipson, on the profession of politics, 14
      • Professor Sir Archibald Strong gives a lecture on Beowulf, 102, 103, 104
      • Professor Frederic Wood-Jones on anatomy, 144, 146
      • Professor J.W. Mackail on Australian education, 157
    • Publications,
      • "Adelaide university magazine" published, 122
      • "The chemical base of growth and senescence" by Professor Thorburn Brailsford Robertson, 173
      • "Three criminal law reformers" by Professor Coleman Phillipson, 123
      • “Faith in the League” by Professor Coleman Phillipson, 157
      • "English verse and prose" by Professor Archibald Thomas Strong, 91, 92
      • portfolio of photographs of the Australian interior and west coast by W. D. Walker, 148
      • “Anniversaries” by Professor Coleman Phillipson, 156
  • R

    • Registrar,
      • Registrar Charles Reynolds Hodge resigns, 131
      • Frederick William Eardley appointed acting registrar, 156
      • Frederick William Eardley appointed Registrar, 191
      • Frederick William Eardley appointed acting Registrar, 156
      • farewell to retiring Registrar, Charles Reynolds Hodge, 144, 145, 147
      • Charles Reynolds Hodge recalls early days of Adelaide University, 132, 192
    • Research,
      • address on agricultural research by Professor A.J. Perkins, 74, 75
      • appeal by Profesor J.B. Cleland for funds for a laboratory for zoological research, 43
      • H. R. Marston's researches into preservation of citrus fruit, 91
      • Professor Kerr Grant helps confirm Einstein's theory of relativity, 122
      • inadequacy of Adelaide University's equipment for research to help confirm Einstein’s theory of relativity, 52
      • bill to increase government grants to university, and to give exemption from land tax, to aid agricultural research, 99, 100, 101
      • cheaper insulin available owing to research by Professor Thorburn Brailsford Robertson, 121, 124
      • need for reduction in the duty on the alcohol used in producing cheaper insulin, 134
      • experiments with wireless, 93, 109
      • forestry research by H. Corbin, 98, 99, 101, 105, 106
      • Professor Thomas Brailsford Robertson on insulin as a treatment for diabetes, 87, 88
      • Professor Horace Lamb awarded Copley prize for molecular research, 157
      • Professor Frederic Wood-Jones going to Flinders Islands to study flora and fauna, 155, 159
      • request for abolition of duty on alcohol used for research into production of insulin for diabetes sufferers, 131
      • research into production of cheaper insulin, 173
      • the importance of university research into South Australia’s vine industry, 28, 29
      • successful research into new ways of transporting citrus fruit overseas without refrigeration, 83
    • Residential colleges,
      • applications for secretary of new St. Mark's college called for, 106
      • public appeal for funds for St. Marks residential college, 187, 188, 190, 191
      • see also University colleges
    • Rhodes Scholarship,
      • 1924 winner: medical student Frederick Thyer, 139, 140
      • South Australian Rhodes scholars succeeding at Oxford, 126, 163, 168
      • Robertson, Professor Thorburn Brailsford, 121, 124, 133, 173
  • S

    • Schilsky, Charles,
      • appointed professor of violin, 170, 171
    • Scholarships,
      • community singing scholarship for tuition at the Conservatorium awarded to Ruth Naylor, 121
      • list of government bursary winners, 158
      • changes to bursary for commerce and prize verse, 130
      • winner of Lowrie post-graduate research scholarship, Harry Kingsley Lewcock, 140
      • winners of music scholarships, 131
      • George Thompson Co-operative Scholarship in Commerce awarded to Eric A. Gibson, 182
    • Secondary education,
      • Australian students defended against claims of illiteracy, 46, 50
      • W. T. McCoy on illiteracy among Australian school children, 77
      • A.L Gordon Mackay attacks bureaucratic interference in schools in speech "Fear and repression as enemies of education", 46, 47, 49
    • Senate, University of Adelaide,
      • changes to diplomas, bursary for commerce and prize for verse, 130
    • Sport,
      • inter-varsity women's tennis, 24, 26, 27
      • 1923 expenditure on sports grounds, 127
      • students vote against a proposed sports levy on male students, 39
      • the Adelaide crew for the intervarsity boat race, 11
      • L. J. Nesbit champion, 24
    • Staff,
      • Professor George Cockburn Henderson resigns, 131
      • Registrar Charles Reynolds Hodge retires, 131, 132, 147, 149, 150
      • A. A. Lendon, lecturer in obstetrics,resigns 131
      • list of new academic appointments, 145, 150
      • Rev E. S. Kirk appointed lecturer in modern history, 157
      • Frederick William Eardley appointed acting Registrar, 156
    • Statistics,
      • editorial on the development of the university, 140
      • details of growth of Adelaide University over F.W. Eardley’s time there from 1898 to 1923, 156
      • Registrar Charles Reynolds Hodge on his resignation, recalls early days of Adelaide University, 132, 192
    • Storer, Dr. Robert Vivian,
      • receives prestigious medical diplomas in United Kingdom, 52, 57
    • Strong, Sir Archibald Thomas, 102, 103, 104, 119
    • Student activities and protests,
      • inter-varsity debates, 77, 79, 80, 104
      • the student procession ("prosh"), 141, 147
  • T

    • Technology,
      • possibility of lectures by wireless discussed, 122
  • U

    • University colleges,
      • drive to establish residential college in Adelaide, 17
      • first residential college to be founded by the Church of England, 7, 8
      • name of proposed residential college changed from Christ's college to St. Mark's, 38
      • purchase of Sir John Downer's house for a residential college, 4, 5, 7
      • see also residential colleges
  • V

    • Verco Sir Joseph,
      • 2nd birthday; summary of career as lecturer, 62
    • Vice-chancellors,
      • part-editorial on Professor William Mitchell, 154
  • W

    • Waite Agricultural Research Institute,
      • consideration of the Waite bequest, 144
      • decision to use Waite land for re-afforestation, 94
      • exemption from land tax granted for Waite request, 74
      • meeting of Chancellor with Premier Barwell on execution of the Waite bequest, 68, 69, 70
      • report on plant pathology by Geoffrey Samuel, appointed as lecturer in plant pathology under the Waite bequest, 118
      • Urrbrae passes to the university, to be used for agricultural research, 142
    • Women students,
      • Gwendolen H. Ure granted Bachelor of Law and wins Stow Scholarship, 143
      • Thelma E.Blaby granted Bachelor of Law, 143
      • education of girls, 13
      • debate on Cambridge's refusal to confer degrees on women, 41b
      • graduation of first three women teachers from the Teachers Training Institute, 139
      • interviews with Adelaide's three women lawyers about suitability of law as a career for women, 26
      • eleven of twenty-seven prize-winners at 1923 graduation ceremony are women, 141
      • successes of ex-Methodist Ladies College students at university, 133
      • Elizabeth Jackson memorial, 24, 28
    • Wood-Jones, Professor Frederic, 47, 53, 143, 144, 146, 155, 159
    • Workers' Educational Association,
      • growth in its first 7 years, 123
      • increased funding, 27, 52
      • first Workers Educational Association student to gain Diploma of Economics., 127
      • promotion by Dr H. Heaton, 86
      • classes resuming, 177
      • programme for 1924, 177
      • education for adult worker, 183