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

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Robinson, William Sydney (1876-1963)
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businessman; industrialist; diplomat; Industrialist
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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...

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

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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

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  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: 49.37)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 49.37)

  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 25 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 36.771)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 36.771)

  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: 7.113)

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  4. Papers
    Robinson, W. S. (William Sydney), 1876-1963
    [ Unpublished : 1914-1963 ]
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  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
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  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 25 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 36.967)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 36.967)

  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: 20.446)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 20.446)

  4. William Sydney Robinson (1876-1963) Howard Barron
    Barron, Howard, 1900-1991
    [ Art work ]
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  5. [Bookplate for W.S. Robinson] Lionel Lindsay
    Lindsay, Lionel Sir, 1874-1961
    [ Art work : 1936 ]
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    [Bookplate for W.S. Robinson] Lionel Lindsay
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 11.751)

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  6. Papers
    Wilson, W. C
    [ Unpublished : 1948-1962 ]
    At State Library of VIC
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  7. From Curtin to Menzies and after : continuity or confrontation? / [by] Fred Alexander
    Alexander, Fred, 1899-1996
    [ Book : 1973 ]
    At 75 libraries
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  1. IN BANKRUPTCY. VOLUNTARY SEQUESTRATIONS.
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