Raggatt, H. G. (Harold George) (1900-1968)

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Raggatt, Harold, (Sir) (1900-1968)
Raggatt, Harold George, (Sir) (1900-1968)
Raggatt, Harold George (1900-1968)
Field of activity
Geologist; geologist
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Sir Harold George Raggatt (1900-1968), geologist, was born on 25 January 1900 in North Sydney, second of five children of Percy Claude Raggatt, a native-born grocer, and his wife Martha Annie, née Barker,...

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Harold Raggatt joined the Geological Survey of New South Wales in 1922 and in 1940 was appointed Commonwealth Geologist. From 1942-1951 he was foundation Director of the Bureau of Mineral Resources and until 1965 Secretary to the Department of National Development. He was educated at the University of Sydney (BSc, MSc, DSc) and knighted in 1963.

  • 1922 - 1939 Career position - Geologist with the Geological Survey of New South Wales
  • 1939 Career position - Assistant to the Commonwealth Geological Adviser
  • 1940 - 1942 Career position - Commonwealth Geological Adviser
  • 1942 - 1951 Career position - Director of the Commonwealth Mineral Resources Survey (later Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics)
  • 1951 - 1956 Career position - Secretary of the Department of National Development
  • 1954 Award - Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)
  • 1954 Award - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)
  • 1957 - 1965 Career position - Deputy Chairman of the Australian Atomic Energy Commission
  • 1963 Award - Knighted

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Raggatt, Sir Harold George (1900-1968), GeologistAustralian Dictionary of Biography John Ritchie and Diane Langmore 16 47-48 : Raggatt, Sir Harold George (1900-1968), Geologist
    Branagan, D. F.
    [2002]
    Published: Melbourne University Press
  2. Obituary: Harold George RaggattProceedings of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy 229 1 : Obituary: Harold George Raggatt
    [1969]
  3. Obituary: Sir Harold Raggatt: 1900-1968Australian Journal of Science 32 10 398-399 : Obituary: Sir Harold Raggatt: 1900-1968
    Glaessner, M. F.
    [1970]
  4. Memorial: Sir Harold Raggatt, Kt, CBE, DSc, FAA 1900-1968Journal of the Geological Society of Australia 16 1 ix-xiv : Memorial: Sir Harold Raggatt, Kt, CBE, DSc, FAA 1900-1968
    [1969]
  5. Harold George RaggattRecords of the Australian Academy of Science 2 3 62-75 : Harold George Raggatt
    Rayner, J. M. And Wark, I. W.
    [1972]
  6. Harold George Raggatt 1900-1968Australian Academy of Science Biographical Memoirs Australian Academy of Science : Harold George Raggatt 1900-1968
    Rayner, J. M. and Wark, I. W.
    [2006]
    Published: Australian Academy of Science
    Series: http://www.science.org.au/fellows/memoirs/raggatt.html
  7. Edwin Sherbon Hills, 1906-1986Historical Records of Australian Science 7 1 79-95 : Edwin Sherbon Hills, 1906-1986
    Hill, Dorothy
    [1987]
  8. Sir Philip Baxter 1905-1989Historical Records of Australian Science 8 3 183-197 : Sir Philip Baxter 1905-1989
    Angyal, S. J.
    [1991]
  9. Armin Alexander Öpik 1898-1983Historical Records of Australian Science 6 2 267-276 : Armin Alexander Öpik 1898-1983
    Glaessner, M. F. , Shergold, J. H. and Teichert, C.
    [1985]
  10. Technology in Australia 1788-1988
    Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
    [2000]
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
    Series: http://www.austehc.unimelb.edu.au/tia/
  11. National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection: Harold George Raggatt - Records (1922 - 1968)
    Correspondence with his wife 1932-40; letters regarding the discovery of oil in Western Australia 1953-54; field diaries and photographs, maps, addresses, articles, reports, notes and pamphlets on geology and mineral exploration; newspaper cuttings 1953-59; letters and press cuttings on his death; biographical note by Lady Raggatt; overall dates 1922-68 [1.41 m, MS 4854] .
    MS 4854

Resources by H. G. Raggatt (20)

  1. Papers of Sir Harold Raggatt
    Raggatt, H. G. (Harold George), 1900-1968
    [ Unpublished : 1922-1989 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 16.85)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 16.85)

  2. Fuel and power in Australia / edited by H. G. Raggatt
    Raggatt, H. G. (Harold George), 1900-1968
    [ Book : 1969 ]
    At 43 libraries
    Fuel and power in Australia / edited by H. G. Raggatt
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 15.805)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 15.805)

  3. Report for the year ... / Interim Snowy Mountains Advisory Council
    Interim Snowy Mountains Advisory Council (Australia)
    [ Periodical : 1900 ]
    At 2 libraries
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 7.206)

  4. Australian Water and Wastewater Association Second Federal Convention, Melbourne 1966, opening address / by Sir Harold Raggatt C.B.E., D. Sc., F.A.A
    Raggatt, H. G. (Harold George), 1900-1968
    [ Conference Proceedings : 1966 ]
    At 4 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 6.294)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 6.294)

  5. The mineral resources and industries of the Commonwealth of Australia and the mandated territory of New Guinea / by H.G. Raggatt, P.B. Nye and N.H. Fisher
    Raggatt, H. G. (Harold George), 1900-1968
    [ Book : 1946 ]
    At 7 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 5.841)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 5.841)

  6. Australian Water and Wastewater Association Second Federal Convention, Melbourne 1966, opening address / by Sir Harold Raggatt C.B.E., D. Sc., F.A.A
    Raggatt, H. G. (Harold George), 1900-1968
    [ Conference Proceedings : 1966 ]
    At 4 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 5.822)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 5.822)

  7. The search for oil in Australia and New Guinea / by H. G. Raggatt
    Raggatt, H. G. (Harold George), 1900-1968
    [ Book : 1954 ]
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 5.73)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 5.73)

  8. The bauxite deposits of the Boolarra-Mirboo North area, South Gippsland, Victoria / by H.G. Raggatt, H.B. Owen and E.S. Hills
    Raggatt, H. G. (Harold George), 1900-1968
    [ Book : 1945 ]
    At 8 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 5.687)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 5.687)

  9. The mineral resources and industries of the Commonwealth of Australia / H.G. Raggatt, P.B. Nye, and N.H. Fisher
    Raggatt, H. G. (Harold George), 1900-1968
    [ Book : 1946 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 4.959)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 4.959)

  10. The development of northern Australia / by Sir Harold Raggatt
    Raggatt, H. G. (Harold George), 1900-1968
    [ Book : 1965 ]
    At 3 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 4.824)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 4.824)

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  1. [Biographical cuttings on Harold George Raggatt, Sir, geologist and public servant, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 25.228)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 25.228)

  2. Papers of Sir Harold Raggatt
    Raggatt, H. G. (Harold George), 1900-1968
    [ Unpublished : 1922-1989 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 16.867)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 16.867)

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  1. LATE REV. HAROLD WHEEN.
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    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1931 - 1954) Friday 8 July 1949 p 16 Family Notices
    ... and staff. RAGGATT (nee Hutchinson). —On July 4, at Q.V.M.H., to Beverly and John —a son (Michael John ... Maple). —At Q.V.M.H., on July 3, to Berna and Ross —a daughter (Leonie Sherrida). Thanking all in ... 5119 words
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    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1931 - 1954) Saturday 17 March 1951 p 24 Family Notices
    ... . H. G. W. Marshall, was solemnised in the Semaphore Methodist Church on Sat-urday February 17, 1951 ... reception. BROADSTOCK — ANTONIO.— The marriage of Doreen, voungest daugh-ter of Mr. and Mrs. H. G ... 13564 words
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  1. Mountains of ore / H. G. Raggatt
    Raggatt, H. G. (Harold George)
    [ Book : 1968 ]
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  2. Presentation of certificate of honorary membership to Harold G. Raggatt, on April 13th, 1962
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  3. Presentation of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy model to Sir Harold Raggatt on Thursday, June 24th, 1965
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  4. Asbestos, emery, fluorspar, fuller's earth, graphite, phosphates, talc, and soapstone / by H.G. Raggatt
    Raggatt, H. G. (Harold George), 1900-1969
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