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442537
  • Title
    John Mildred Creed - papers, 1882-1911
  • Creator
  • Call number
    A 680
    A 681
    A 682
    A 683
    A 684
    A 685
    A 686
    A 687
    A 688
    A 689
    A 690
    A 691
    A 692
    A 693
    A 694
    A 695
    A 696
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    1882 - 1911
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    442537
  • Issue Copy
    Partly Digitised
  • Physical Description
    17 vols. - 0.8 Meters
    Textual Records
    Clippings
    Textual Records - (printed)
    Textual Records - (typescript)
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    John Mildred Creed (1842-1930), physician and parliamentarian, was born in England, son of John and Mary Creed. He was educated in England and served a two year apprenticeship to a surgeon in London before travelling to Melbourne, Victoria, with his family in 1861. In 1862 he returned to England where he studied medicine, graduating from the University College London (1866) and the University of Edinburgh (1866). Creed returned to Sydney where he was appointed resident physician at the Sydney Infirmary. In 1868 he was registered by the NSW Medical Board and he settled in Scone where he established a large medical practice. In 1882 he returned to Sydney establishing a medical practice at Woollahra. He was editor of the Australasian medical gazette (1882-1893), an honorary surgeon at Sydney Hospital (1883) and secretary of the NSW branch of the British Medical Association (1883-1886) and president (1887, 1892). Creed was a trustee of the NSW Public Library (1901-1926). Creed was elected a member of the NSW Legislative Assembly for the seat of Upper Hunter (1872-1874) and appointed a member of the NSW Legislative Council (1885-1930). Creed published a number of books and pamphlets including his autobiography My recollections of Australia and elsewhere 1842-1914.
  • Scope and Content
    1883-1894; 'Correspondence', being ms. correspondence (Call No.: CY 3384)
    1887-1901; 'Defence', being correspondence, printed reports and newscuttings (Call No.: A 681)
    1888-1902; 'Political', being correspondence, printed matter, parliamentary bills and reports (Call No.: CY 918)
    1870-1910; 'Miscellaneous', being correspondence, printed reports and newscuttings (Call No.: A 683)
    1892-1907; 'Treatment of Inebriates', being correspondence, printed reports, pamphlets and newscuttings (Call No.: A 684)
    1893-1900; 'Costa Rica Packet Case', being correspondence, reports, pamphlets and printed matter (Call No.: A 685)
    1887-1897; 'Medical Quacks', being correspondence, printed reports and printed matter (Call No.: A 686)
    1886-1910; 'Cremation', being correspondence, printed reports and pamphlets (Call No.: A 687)
    1903-1911; 'Flammable Liquids', being printed reports and pamphlets (Call No.: A 688)
    1884-1905; 'Patents', being letters patent, correspondence, printed material and pamphlets (Call No.: A 689)
    1888-1895; 'Hypnotism', being printed material, ts. reports and pamphlets (Call No.: A 690)
    1891; 'Children's Protection Bill', being printed material (Call No.: A 691)
    1883-1894; 'Rabbit Destruction', being correspondence, printed material, ts. notes and pamphlets (Call No.: A 692)
    1882-1890; 'Aborigines', being correspondence and ts. notes (Call No.: CY 3148)
    1884-1895; 'Snakebite', being correspondence and newscuttings (Call No.: A 694)
    1887-1907; 'Fisheries',being correspondence and newscuttings (Call No.: A 695)
    1880-1900; 'Queensland Anthracite', being printed material and ts. notes (Call No.: A 696)
  • Source
    Bequeathed by D.S. Mitchell in 1907
  • General note

    This collection was listed on PICMAN in 2004 as part of the Sesquicentenary of Responsible Government in NSW 1856-2006 Project.
    David Scott Mitchell bookplates are in each volume.

    Documents at TAS PAPERS 190 are recorded as having been found parcelled up with J. M. Creed's papers.

    Microfilm - CY 3384 (A 680) ; CY 918 (A 682) ; CY 3148 (A 693)
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