Robinson, W. S. (William Sydney) (1876-1963)

Also known as
Robinson, William Sydney (1876-1963)
Field of activity
businessman; industrialist; diplomat; Industrialist
Libraries Australia
http://nla.gov.au/anbd.aut-an36000369
NLA Persistent Identifier
http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-597215

Biographies

William Sydney Robinson (1876-1963), businessman, industrialist and diplomat, was born on 2 October 1876 in Melbourne, youngest son of Anthony Bennett Robinson (1831-1908) and his wife Harriet, née...

View the full record at Australian Dictionary of Biography

William Sydney Robinson was a pioneer in Australia's mineral industry largely based on Broken Hill, New South Wales.

View the full record at Encyclopedia of Australian Science

Related people and organisations

Resources for W. S. Robinson

Selected resources (8)

Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Maurice Alan Edgar Mawby 1904-197Historical Records of Australian Science 5 1 104-128 : Maurice Alan Edgar Mawby 1904-197
    Wark, I. W. And Ellis, E. G.
    [1980]
  2. Robinson, William Sydney (1876-1963)Australian Dictionary of Biography Geoffrey Serle 11 428-433 : Robinson, William Sydney (1876-1963)
    Richardson, Peter
    [1988]
    Published: Melbourne University Press
  3. If I remember rightly: the memoirs of W. S. Robinson, 1876-1963
    Blainey, Geoffrey
    [1967]
    Published: Cheshire
  4. Ian William Wark 1899-1985Historical Records of Australian Science 6 4 533-548 : Ian William Wark 1899-1985
    Rees, A. L. G.
    [1987]
  5. 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/
  6. The University of Melbourne Archives: William Sydney Robinson - Records (1934 - 1945)
    1: Letter of introduction to the authorities of the United States of America and the Dominion of Canada from JA Lyons, Prime Minister; 2: same from Mr Duffy, Official Secretary, Australia House, London, 1945
    99/27
  7. The University of Melbourne Archives: William Sydney Robinson - Records (1937)
    Typescript Confidential "Notes on Broken Hill", March 1937: booklet divided into fourteen sections:- 1. Broken Hill 2. Broken Hill Associated Smelters 3. Electrolytic Zinc Company 4. The Zinc Industry 5. London Contracts 6. Australian Metal Exchange 7. Flotation 8. Then and Now 9. Personalities 10. Some Advise 11. Realisation 12. War Policy 13. Advice to London 14. Other Activities
    99/54
  8. The University of Melbourne Archives: William Sydney Robinson - Records (1914 - 1963)
    Correspondence 1914-1963; business diaries 1915-1916; memoirs drafts and notes; unpublished reports, memoranda, company documents; published articles, pamphlets etc.; ephemera.
    101/70

Resources by W. S. Robinson (4)

  1. If I remember rightly : the memoirs of W.S. Robinson, 1876-1963 / edited by Geoffrey Blainey
    Robinson, W. S. (William Sydney), 1876-1963
    [ Book : 1967 ]
    At 31 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 49.203)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 49.203)

  2. If I remember rightly : the memoirs of W. S. Robinson, 1876-1963 / edited by G. Blainey
    Robinson, W. S. (William Sydney), 1876-1963
    [ Book : 1967 ]
    At 24 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 36.503)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 36.503)

  3. Finance and the war / by Wm. S. Robinson
    Robinson, W. S. (William Sydney), 1876-1963
    [ Book : 1915 ]
    View online
    At 4 libraries
    Finance and the war / by Wm. S. Robinson
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 7.047)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 7.047)

  4. Papers
    Robinson, W. S. (William Sydney), 1876-1963
    [ Unpublished : 1914-1963 ]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 2.764)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 2.764)

Resources about W. S. Robinson (7)

  1. If I remember rightly : the memoirs of W.S. Robinson, 1876-1963 / edited by Geoffrey Blainey
    Robinson, W. S. (William Sydney), 1876-1963
    [ Book : 1967 ]
    At 31 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 49.764)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 49.764)

  2. If I remember rightly : the memoirs of W. S. Robinson, 1876-1963 / edited by G. Blainey
    Robinson, W. S. (William Sydney), 1876-1963
    [ Book : 1967 ]
    At 24 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 36.702)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 36.702)

  3. [Biographical cuttings on William Sydney Robinson, industrialist, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 20.331)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 20.331)

  4. William Sydney Robinson (1876-1963) Howard Barron
    Barron, Howard, 1900-1991
    [ Art work ]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 12.232)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 12.232)

  5. [Bookplate for W.S. Robinson] Lionel Lindsay
    Lindsay, Lionel Sir, 1874-1961
    [ Art work : 1936 ]
    View online
    At National Library
    [Bookplate for W.S. Robinson] Lionel Lindsay
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 11.684)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 11.684)

  6. Papers
    Wilson, W. C
    [ Unpublished : 1948-1962 ]
    At State Library of VIC
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 9.575)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 9.575)

  7. From Curtin to Menzies and after : continuity or confrontation? / [by] Fred Alexander
    Alexander, Fred, 1899-1996
    [ Book : 1973 ]
    At 76 libraries
    From Curtin to Menzies and after : continuity or confrontation? / [by] Fred Alexander
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 8.306)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 8.306)

No user comments for this person

Add a comment


Show comments and reviews from Amazon users

Possibly related

Digitised newspapers and more

Searching...

Minimise

Diaries, letters, archives

Searching...

Minimise

Archived websites (1996 – now)

Searching...

Minimise

Pictures, photos, objects

Searching...

Minimise

Books

Searching...

Minimise

Music, sound and video

Searching...

Minimise

People and organisations

Searching...

Minimise

Journals, articles and data sets

Searching...

Minimise

Maps

Searching...

Minimise

Lists

Searching...

Minimise
  1. Simpson, William Butler
    ... William Butler Simpson was a sketcher and surveyor. He undertook surveying work in the counties of ...
    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.005)

    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.005)

  2. Eyre, Gladstone (1863-1933)
    ... Bishop of Sydney; Mr W S Lyster, supporter of the opera; Sir John Robinson, Governor of the Colony of New ...
    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.002)

    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.002)

  1. Ramage - Sydney Longford
    Ramage - Sydney Longford
    Created by henderson, 113 items.

    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.016)

    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.016)

  2. Robinson
    Robinson
    Created by brunyisland2001, 55 items.

    "Dr" Robert John Stuart Robinson - known as Robertson from 23 Jan 1865 (from a report in the NSW Police Gazette of 1 Feb 1865) until his death in 1899.

    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.014)

    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.014)

  3. CONWAY - Stanley William
    CONWAY - Stanley William
    Created by mccallumalison8, 54 items.

    Driver Stanley William CONWAY, Service number 5363son of late Joseph Stanley CONWAY, and Mary Ann (nee NAPIER); stepson of Leonard DOWLING and Mary DOWLING (2nd marriage for Mary Anne forme...

    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.013)

    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.013)

  1. Obituary S. W. ROBINSON.
    Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser (NSW : 1894 - 1954) Friday 17 June 1927 p 2 Article
    ... Obituary S. W. ROBINSON. On Friday last, Samuel William Robinson (21) rode a motor cycle out of ... son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Robinson who left Bendolba a couple of years ago to reside in Sydney. The ... 115 words
    This resource is likely to be relevant to your query (score: 0.293)

    This resource is likely to be relevant to your query (score: 0.293)

  2. OBITUARY William James Robinson
    Nepean Times (Penrith, NSW : 1882 - 1962) Saturday 20 May 1933 p 7 Article
    ... OBITUARY   William James Robinson Mr William James Robinson, aged 59 years, late of the Lands ... Oddfellows Friendly Society of N.S.W., and the M.U.I.O.O.F. Lodge, Ryde. The remains were laid to rest in the ... 103 words
    This resource is likely to be relevant to your query (score: 0.282)

    This resource is likely to be relevant to your query (score: 0.282)

  3. RETURN OF SIR WILLIAM ROBINSON.
    The Daily News (Perth, WA : 1882 - 1950) Tuesday 12 July 1892 p 3 Article
    ... RT8TURN OF MR WILLIAM ROBINSON. . ? + ? ? [From the 8. A, Register, Jnly 4 ] ' Mr W. 0. F. Robinson ... England. At least Sir William Robinson thinks so. His Excollenoy looks forward to the time when the ... 2266 words
    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.252)

    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.252)

  1. Twelfth night / William Shakespeare
    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
    [ Book, Sound, Audio book : 1734-2012 ]
    Languages: English;Chinese;Undetermined;Greek, Modern (1453- ), [13 others]
    Read online at Open Library/Internet Archive
    View online
    At 190 libraries
    Twelfth night / William Shakespeare
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 1.27)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 1.27)

  2. A midsummer night's dream / William Shakespeare
    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
    [ Book, Audio book, Article : 1600-2014 ]
    Languages: English;German;Hebrew;Indonesian, [6 others]
    Read online at Open Library/Internet Archive
    View online
    At 155 libraries
    A midsummer night's dream / William Shakespeare
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 1.154)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 1.154)

  3. The merchant of Venice / William Shakespeare
    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
    The Review of English Studies
    [ Book, Article, Microform, Audio book : 1623-2014 ]
    Languages: English;Arabic;Japanese;Welsh, [13 others]
    Read online at Open Library/Internet Archive
    View online
    At 171 libraries
    The merchant of Venice / William Shakespeare
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 1.002)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 1.002)

  4. Macbeth / edited by A.R. Braunmuller
    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
    [ Book, Article, Audio book : 1674-2010 ]
    Languages: English;German;Amharic;Undetermined, [6 others]
    Read online at Open Library/Internet Archive
    View online
    At 159 libraries
    Macbeth / edited by A.R. Braunmuller
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 0.906)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 0.906)

  1. Website: Bright sparcs
    www.eoas.info
    Matching pages:
    View 254 matching archived pages
    This resource is likely to be relevant to your query (score: 0.142)

    This resource is likely to be relevant to your query (score: 0.142)

  2. Website: William Robinson
    www.visualarts.qld.gov.au
    Matching pages:
    • QAG - 18/5/2012
    • ...William Robinson...
    This resource is likely to be relevant to your query (score: 0.056)

    This resource is likely to be relevant to your query (score: 0.056)

  3. Website: Using Lives: Essays in Australian Biography and History
    adb.anu.edu.au
    Matching pages:
    View 117 matching archived pages
    This resource is likely to be relevant to your query (score: 0.023)

    This resource is likely to be relevant to your query (score: 0.023)

  1. The first part of King Henry IV / edited by Herbert Weil, Judith Weil
    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
    [ Book, Microform, Audio book, Article : 1598-2014 ]
    Languages: English;Undetermined;German;Polish, [5 others]
    Read online at Open Library/Internet Archive
    View online
    At 136 libraries
    The first part of King Henry IV / edited by Herbert Weil, Judith Weil
    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.378)

    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.378)

  2. The Iliad
    Homer
    [ Book, Microform, Audio book, Article : 1517-2014 ]
    Languages: English;Greek, Ancient (to 1453);Latin;Greek, Modern (1453- ), [22 others]
    Read online at Open Library/Internet Archive
    View online
    At 112 libraries
    The Iliad
    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.123)

    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.123)

  3. The adventures of Tom Sawyer / Mark Twain
    Twain, Mark, 1835-1910
    [ Book, Audio book : 1876-2014 ]
    Languages: English;Chinese;Vietnamese;Arabic, [23 others]
    Read online at Open Library/Internet Archive
    View online
    At 180 libraries
    The adventures of Tom Sawyer / Mark Twain
    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.119)

    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.119)

  1. Twelfth night / William Shakespeare
    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
    [ Book, Sound, Audio book : 1734-2012 ]
    Languages: English;Chinese;Undetermined;Greek, Modern (1453- ), [13 others]
    Read online at Open Library/Internet Archive
    View online
    At 190 libraries
    Twelfth night / William Shakespeare
    This resource is likely to be relevant to your query (score: 0.984)

    This resource is likely to be relevant to your query (score: 0.984)

  2. A midsummer night's dream / William Shakespeare
    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
    [ Book, Audio book, Article : 1600-2014 ]
    Languages: English;German;Hebrew;Indonesian, [6 others]
    Read online at Open Library/Internet Archive
    View online
    At 155 libraries
    A midsummer night's dream / William Shakespeare
    This resource is likely to be relevant to your query (score: 0.897)

    This resource is likely to be relevant to your query (score: 0.897)

  3. If I remember rightly : the memoirs of W.S. Robinson. ed. by Geoffrey Blainey
    Robinson, W.S., 1876-1963
    [ Book : 1967 ]
    At Yarra Libraries
    This resource is likely to be relevant to your query (score: 0.826)

    This resource is likely to be relevant to your query (score: 0.826)

  4. The merchant of Venice / William Shakespeare
    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
    The Review of English Studies
    [ Book, Article, Microform, Audio book : 1623-2014 ]
    Languages: English;Arabic;Japanese;Welsh, [13 others]
    Read online at Open Library/Internet Archive
    View online
    At 171 libraries
    The merchant of Venice / William Shakespeare
    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.782)

    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.782)

  1. El ingenioso hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha / Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
    Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616
    [ Book, Microform, Audio book, Published : 1605-2010 ]
    Languages: English;Spanish;French;German, [14 others]
    Read online at Open Library/Internet Archive
    View online
    At 45 libraries
    El ingenioso hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha / Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.125)

    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.125)

  2. A child's garden of verses / by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Charles Robinson
    Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894
    [ Book, Audio book : 1855-2011 ]
    Languages: English;Undetermined;Chinese;Latin, [3 others]
    Read online at Open Library/Internet Archive
    View online
    At 127 libraries
    A  child's garden of verses / by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Charles Robinson
    This resource may only be vaguely related to your query: matching terms may only have been found in the full text contents of the resource (score: 0.099)

    This resource may only be vaguely related to your query: matching terms may only have been found in the full text contents of the resource (score: 0.099)

  3. Papers of William Morris Hughes
    Hughes, W. M. (William Morris), 1862-1952
    [ Unpublished : 1865-1958 ]
    View online
    At National Library
    Papers of William Morris Hughes
    This resource may only be vaguely related to your query: matching terms may only have been found in the full text contents of the resource (score: 0.074)

    This resource may only be vaguely related to your query: matching terms may only have been found in the full text contents of the resource (score: 0.074)

  1. Twelfth night / William Shakespeare
    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
    [ Book, Sound, Audio book : 1734-2012 ]
    Languages: English;Chinese;Undetermined;Greek, Modern (1453- ), [13 others]
    Read online at Open Library/Internet Archive
    View online
    At 190 libraries
    Twelfth night / William Shakespeare
    This resource is likely to be relevant to your query (score: 0.984)

    This resource is likely to be relevant to your query (score: 0.984)

  2. A midsummer night's dream / William Shakespeare
    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
    [ Book, Audio book, Article : 1600-2014 ]
    Languages: English;German;Hebrew;Indonesian, [6 others]
    Read online at Open Library/Internet Archive
    View online
    At 155 libraries
    A midsummer night's dream / William Shakespeare
    This resource is likely to be relevant to your query (score: 0.897)

    This resource is likely to be relevant to your query (score: 0.897)

  3. The merchant of Venice / William Shakespeare
    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
    The Review of English Studies
    [ Book, Article, Microform, Audio book : 1623-2014 ]
    Languages: English;Arabic;Japanese;Welsh, [13 others]
    Read online at Open Library/Internet Archive
    View online
    At 171 libraries
    The merchant of Venice / William Shakespeare
    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.782)

    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.782)

  4. Macbeth / edited by A.R. Braunmuller
    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
    [ Book, Article, Audio book : 1674-2010 ]
    Languages: English;German;Amharic;Undetermined, [6 others]
    Read online at Open Library/Internet Archive
    View online
    At 159 libraries
    Macbeth / edited by A.R. Braunmuller
    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.717)

    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.717)