Woman Webb, Jessie Stobo Watson
Written by Caitlin Stone, The University of Melbourne
Jessie Stobo Watson Webb was born in New South Wales in 1880. After studying at the University of Melbourne, she began lecturing in the history department in 1908. She was one of the founders of University Women's College, the Victorian Woman Graduates' Association and the Lyceum Club. Jessie Webb died in 1944.
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- Fitzpatrick, Kathleen, 'Webb, Jessie Stobo Watson (1880-1944)', in Australian Dictionary of Biography, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University (ANU), c.2006, http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/webb-jessie-stobo-watson-9025/text15893. Details
- Flesch, Juliet and McPhee, Peter, 'Jessie Stobo Watson Webb (1880-1944)', in 150 Years/150 Stories: Brief Biographies of One Hundred and Fifty Remarkable Individuals Associated with The University of Melbourne, 2003, http://www.huu.unimelb.edu.au/university-history/150stories/webb.html. Details