Item 1 - Articles by Dr E. Jeffrey

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Articles by Dr E. Jeffrey


  • 1922-1923 (Creation)

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Eric Jeffrey (1890-1934), MA (Tas), MB. ChM. (Sydney) became a freelance journalist when, shortly after qualifying as a medical practitioner, illness left him crippled and unable to walk. He graduated BA. in 1910 and MA in 1912 from the University of Tasmania.

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Articles on a variety of subjects, medical, historical and biographical in typescript or manuscript, many under the pen name "Exul" for publication in The Bulletin including:

An eye for an eye (13 pp, 2 copies)
• Some aspects of heredity (8 pp)
• The mental hygiene movement, parts 1 & 2 (10 pp)
• Reign of terror at Swansea October 13 1922 (4 pp)
• The commercial awakening in Tasmania (6 pp)
• [Jokes] (2 pp)
• Insulin (3pp 2 copies)
• Recollections of a medical student (3 pp 2 copies)
• Reply to "The Deacon" on birth control; further notes on birth control
• Dermotobia (3 pp 2 copies)
• An exploded superstition (10 pp)
• The Yarra mystery, Melbourne 8 March (5 pp)
• [X-Ray] 18 September 1922
• [Anecdotes] 18 September 1922
• A journey into the fourth dimension (9 pp 2 copies)
• The treatment of criminals (5 pp) and further notes
• [Anecdotes] 24 August, 3 & 13 September 1922
• A bush tragedy (2 pp)
• Autobiography of a rheumatic (5 pp)
• Coal mine explosions (4 pp)
• Incomplete account of Royal Society of Tasmania's trip to mark the site of Tasman's landing (2 pp)
• Campaign against consumption (5 pp)
• Mediums and trances; on back: ms. The wages of virtue (5 pp)
• How I came to take up writing by Exul (5 pp)
• The Tasmanian Aborigines
• Incomplete and miscellaneous loose pages

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This material is made available for personal research and study purposes under the University of Tasmania Standard Copyright Licence. For any further use permission should be obtained from the copyright owners. For assistance please contact

When reusing this material, please cite the reference number and provide the following acknowledgement:
“Courtesy of the UTAS Library Special & Rare Collections”

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HE May 2018




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