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

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Raggatt, H. G. (1900-1968)
Raggatt, Harold, (Sir) (1900-1968)
Raggatt, Harold (1900-1968)
Raggatt, Harold George, (Sir) (1900-1968)
Raggatt, Harold George, CBE, FAA (1900-1968)
Raggatt, Harold George (1900-1968)
Field of activity
Geologist
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Biographies

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.

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

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Raggatt, Harold George
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Raggatt, Sir Harold George (1900-1968), Geologist
    Branagan, D. F.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2002
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 16, 47-48
  3. Obituary: Harold George Raggatt
    Published: 1969
    Series: Proceedings of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, 229, 1
  4. Obituary: Sir Harold Raggatt: 1900-1968
    Glaessner, M. F.
    Published: 1970
    Series: Australian Journal of Science, 32, 10, 398-399
  5. Memorial: Sir Harold Raggatt, Kt, CBE, DSc, FAA 1900-1968
    Published: 1969
    Series: Journal of the Geological Society of Australia, 16, 1, ix-xiv
  6. Harold George Raggatt
    Rayner, J. M. And Wark, I. W.
    Published: 1972
    Series: Records of the Australian Academy of Science, 2, 3, 62-75
  7. Harold George Raggatt 1900-1968
    Rayner, J. M. and Wark, I. W.
    Published: Australian Academy of Science, 2006
    Series: Australian Academy of Science Biographical Memoirs
  8. Edwin Sherbon Hills, 1906-1986
    Hill, Dorothy
    Published: 1987
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 7, 1, 79-95
  9. Sir Philip Baxter 1905-1989
    Angyal, S. J.
    Published: 1991
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 8, 3, 183-197
  10. Armin Alexander Öpik 1898-1983
    Glaessner, M. F. , Shergold, J. H. and Teichert, C.
    Published: 1985
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 6, 2, 267-276
  11. Technology in Australia 1788-1988
    Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 2000

Resources by H. G. Raggatt (23)

  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: 19.196)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 19.196)

  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: 17.86)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 17.86)

  3. Report for the year ... / Interim Snowy Mountains Advisory Council
    Interim Snowy Mountains Advisory Council (Australia)
    [ Periodical : 1900 ]
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 8.096)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 8.096)

  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 3 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 6.677)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 6.677)

  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: 6.254)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 6.254)

  6. The search for oil in Australia and New Guinea / by H. G. Raggatt
    Raggatt, H. G. (Harold George), 1900-1968
    [ Book : 1954 ]
    At 3 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 6.228)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 6.228)

  7. Chromium, cobalt, nickel; zirconium, titanium, thorium, cerium / by H.G. Raggatt
    Raggatt, H. G. (Harold George), 1900-1968
    [ Book : 1925 ]
    At 8 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 5.092)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 5.092)

  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 7 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 5.046)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 5.046)

  9. 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: 5.021)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 5.021)

  10. 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: 4.94)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 4.94)

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Resources about H. G. Raggatt (3)

  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: 26.949)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 26.949)

  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: 19.232)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 19.232)

  3. Tribute to geologist Harold Raggatt on the ABC radio program The world tomorrow / prepared and presented by Peter Pockley
    Pockley, Peter, 1935-2013
    [ Sound : 1968 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 14.091)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 14.091)

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  1. Website: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
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  1. Branagan, David F., (David Francis) (1930-)
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  1. Diary
    Raggatt, Harold George
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  1. Mountains of ore / H. G. Raggatt
    Raggatt, H. G. (Harold George), 1900-1969
    [ Book : 1968 ]
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  2. Presentation of certificate of honorary membership to Harold G. Raggatt, on April 13th, 1962
    Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy
    [ Book : 1962 ]
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  3. Asbestos, emery, fluorspar, fuller's earth, graphite, phosphates, talc, and soapstone / by H.G. Raggatt
    Raggatt, H. G. (Harold George), 1900-1969
    [ Book : 1924 ]
    At 5 libraries
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  4. Geology of north-west basin, Western Australia, with particular reference to stratigraphy of the permo-carboniferous / by Harold George Raggatt
    Raggatt, H. G. (Harold George), 1900-1969
    [ Book : 1936 ]
    At UWA Library
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    Brown, Deidre; Leach, Andrew
    Fabrications
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  1. LATE REV. HAROLD WHEEN.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Monday 21 June 1926 p 12 Article
    ... Marlo Whoçn (daughters), Messrs. Harold 1<\, Arthur W" Ronald G., Johu W" Edwin, Percy, and George Wheen ... Blblo Society), E. R. Junor, W. II. Coleman, H. Vickery, J. Bombiick, A. G. Wilson, Dr. Darcy O ... 532 words
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  2. Family Notices
    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 ... Learhinan). —On July 7, at Nurse Waters, to Floss and Dick —a son (Raymond George). Both well. Thanking Dr ... 5119 words
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  3. G.F.S. Fete
    The Mail (Adelaide, SA : 1912 - 1954) Saturday 31 May 1924 p 18 Article Illustrated
    ... .1T.S;, members of the Girls' Friendly :. Society; produce, Mesdames H. W. . Hodge tts and Harold Hughes; cakes ... . Irwin, H. GUbert, G, H. Angas, C. Mann, Robertson, Davies Thomas, R. G. W.vXtempster, Legoe, W. Brown, W ... 1474 words
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  1. FARMERS' RELIEF ACT, 1932. DETERMINATION OF SEASONS.
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 9 February 1934 [Issue No.25] p 725

    Government Gazette Notices

    ... Dougall, Ronald Andrew. Raggatt, Leslie Ernest Whittaker, Francis ... Season. Prom— J Feb... 1 H 1 July.. 1 Feb ... .T. Patston, E, R. Graham, E. H Mitchell, G. E. Errata* 1099 | Baird, Maria RachelJ... j 1 Mar.. | 28 Feb ... 290 words
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  2. NOTICE APPOINTING TRUSTEES UNDER THE PUBLIC TRUSTS ACT, 1897.—PROCLAMATION
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 29 August 1958 [Issue No.85] p 2611

    Government Gazette Proclamations And Legislation

    ... Frederick Robinson, Herbert Barton Blanch and Harold James Upton (in the places of H. R. P. Upton and A ... Public Recreation:—John Robert Irvine, George Herbert Matchett, Archie Kenneth Irvine, Harry Raggatt and ... 515 words
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  3. APPOINTMENTS. Department of the Attorney-General and of Justice.
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 14 June 1940 [Issue No.88] p 2534

    Government Gazette Appointments And Employment

    ... Warrington, Clerk. Mr. Harold James Bennett, Clerk. Mr. Fred Raggatt, Works Clerk. Mr. Arthur Uby Lock, Works ... . Harold Leslie Pelhata, Relieving Clerk o£ Petty Sessions, to act as Clerk of Petty Sessions, Quirindi ... 644 words
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