Item 3 - The Problem of the Birth of the Kangaroo

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The Problem of the Birth of the Kangaroo


  • 1928 (Creation)

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1 pamphlet, 12 pages

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Born on 11 October 1883 at Coraki, New South Wales, son of John Thompson Flynn, cordial manufacturer, and his wife Jessie, née Thomson. He received his education at Fort Street High School, Sydney, the Sydney Training College for Teachers and the University of Sydney (B.Sc., 1907) where he gained the university medal and the Johns Coutts scholarship in biology. His first teaching post was as science master at Newcastle and Maitland High schools in 1907; later he was appointed to the Newcastle and West Maitland Technical colleges, lecturing in chemistry and physics. His main interest remained in the natural sciences and in 1909 he became lecturer in biology at the University of Tasmania. For more information :

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Pamphlet by Professor T. Thomson Flynn, D.Sc., Ralston Professor of Biology, University of Tasmania entitled 'The Problem of the Birth of the Kangaroo' issued by the Workers' Educational Association of Tasmania as No. 1 in The Searchlight Series.

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