Penfold, Arthur de Ramon (1890-1980)

Field of activity
Chemist; Museum Director; Museum director
NLA Persistent Identifier
https://nla.gov.au/nla.party-1467270

Biographies

Arthur de Ramon Penfold (1890-1980), chemist and museum director, was born on 4 August 1890 in Sydney, eldest of four sons of David de Ramon Penfold, a Brisbane-born law clerk, and his wife Elizabeth,...

View the full record at Australian Dictionary of Biography

Arthur Penfold was Director of the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, Sydney 1927-1955. Earlier he had been a research chemist with the eucalyptus oil distillers, Gillard Gordon Ltd 1915-1919 after which he became H.G. Smith's assistant at the Museum.

View the full record at Encyclopedia of Australian Science

Related people and organisations

Encyclopedia of Australian Science

Resources for Arthur de Ramon Penfold

Selected resources (12)

Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Penfold, Arthur de Ramon
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. The Chemists of Australia: Arthur de Ramon Penfold, 1890-1980
    McKern, H. H. G.
    Published: 1981
    Series: Chemistry in Australia, 48, 327-330
  3. Penfold, Arthur de Ramon (1890-1980), Chemist and Museum Director
    McKern, H. H. G.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1988
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 11, 195-196
  4. Obituaries. Arthur de Ramon Penfold
    Published: 1980
    Series: Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales, 113, 3-4, 100-101
  5. The Essential Oil Industry of Australia
    Penfold, A.R.; & Willis, J. L.
    Published: 1954
    Series: Economic Botany, 8, 4, 316-336
  6. Guide to the extraction of Eucalyptus oil in the field
    Penfold, A. R.; & Morrison, F. R.
    Published: Thomas Henry Tennant, Government Printer, Sydney, NSW, 1945
    Series: Bulletin 4, Technological Museum, Sydney, 15
  7. The Study of Australian Eucalypts
    McCarthy, Gavan; Smith, Ailie; Moje, Christine; Rigby, Rebecca
    Published: eScholarship Research Centre, 2013
  8. The eucalypts : botany, cultivation, chemistry, and utilization
    Penfold, Arthur de Ramon, and Willis, Jack Lehane
    Published: Leonard Hill, London, 1961
  9. Commercial Eucalyptus oils
    Penfold, Arthur de Ramon.; Morrison, Frank Richard
    Published: Department of Technical EducationMuseum of Applied Arts and Sciences, Department. Of Technical Education, Sydney, 1951
  10. Eucalyptus : the essence of Australia
    Penfold, Arthur de Ramon
    Published: Government Printer,, Sydney, 1930
  11. The good oil: eucalyptus oil distilleries in Australia.
    Pearson, Michael
    Published: 1993
    Series: Australasian Historical Archaeology, 11, 99-107
  12. Botanists of the Eucalypts: short biographies of people who have named eucalypts, whose names have been given to species or who have collected type material
    Hall, Norman
    Published: CSIRO, Melbourne, 1978

Resources about Arthur de Ramon Penfold (1)

  1. The chemists of Australia: Arthur de Ramon Penfold, 1890/1980
    McKern, H. H. G
    Chemistry in Australia
    [ Article : 1981 ]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 131,137.781)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 131,137.781)

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)

view all results

  1. Snapshots of websites, web pages and online publications about Australia and Australians collected since 1996.

    Search archived websites
    Search

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

Government Gazettes

Searching...

Minimise

Archived websites (1996 – now)

No results

Minimise
  1. Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences (N.S.W.) (1945-)
    ... Penfold, Arthur de Ramon (1890 - 1980) ...
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 60.287)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 60.287)

  2. McKern, H. H. G., (Howard Hamlet Gordon) (1917-)
    Chemist; Museum administrator
    ... Howard McKern was an analytical and organic chemist, Meggitt Limited, Parramatta (1936-1945). In charge ...
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 58.541)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 58.541)

  3. Willis, Jack Lehane (1918-2004)
    Chemist; Museum director
    ... Jack Willis initially worked as an organic chemist in private industry. He was then appointed Botanical ...
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 18.717)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 18.717)

Pictures, photos, objects

No results

Minimise
  1. The discoveries of A. R. Penfold.
    The Sun (Sydney, NSW : 1910 - 1954) Sunday 23 May 1943 p 4 Article Illustrated
    ... Arthur Ramon Penfold is far better known than it is to his average fellow-Australians.' Few realised that ... The discoveries of A. R. Penfold To scientific leaders in Europe, Britain, America, the name of ... 1301 words
    • Text last corrected on 30 October 2017 by tonycoles
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 2,861.577)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 2,861.577)

  2. Family Notices
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Wednesday 23 June 1937 p 14 Family Notices
    ... , widow of the late David de Ramon Penfold and mother of Arthur, Victor, Sidney, and Ramon, aged 71 years ... residence, 9 Maria-street, Petersham, Emily Jane, dearly loved wife of Charles Arthur Boughton and loving ... 3505 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 780.405)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 780.405)

  3. Family Notices
    The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954) Tuesday 8 August 1944 p 1 Family Notices
    ... visitors for 5 days. cEAL.-On August 3, at St David's, to Viv and Phil-a son (Ramon Philip). Both well ... Pal and club mate of Arthur Bancroft (POW. Thai landi. CECIL (W/O).--neere tribute to .the of Bert B ... 5315 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 445.731)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 445.731)

  1. IN BANKRUPTCY. Re David de Ramon Penfold, of 207, Albion-street, Surry Hills, clerk.
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Friday 13 March 1891 [Issue No.171] p 2022

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... ,400) IN BANKRUPTCY. Re David de Rim on Penfold, of 207, Albioa-street, Surrj Hills, clerk. NOTICE is ... own petition.—Dated at Sydney, this 4th day of March, A.D. 1891, ARTHUR HENEY, Registrar in Bankruptcy ... 70 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 4,183.345)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 4,183.345)

  2. In the Supreme Court of New South Wales. IN BANKRUPTCY. Re David de Ramon Penfold, of Alb'on-street, Sydney; ex parte David de Ramon Penfold. To the Official Assignee and Creditors.
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Tuesday 16 February 1892 [Issue No.107] p 1347

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... BANKRUPTCY. Be David de Rimon Penfold, of Alb'on-strcefc, Sydney; ex pirfce David de Ramon Penfold. To the ... Official Assignee and Creditors. TAKE NOTICE that David de Ramon Penfold intends to apply to His Honor the ... 125 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 3,693.652)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 3,693.652)

  3. APPOINTMENTS Chief Secretary's Department
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 15 August 1969 [Issue No.94] p 3136

    Government Gazette Appointments And Employment

    ... ; Donald William, Police Department, Sydney, N.S.W. 2000; Young, Arthur Edward, Police Department, Sydney ... .S.W. 2304; Coleman, Annelies Dorothy, 8 St Johij Road, Valentine, N.S.W. 2290; Copp, Reginald Arthur ... 5605 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 248.374)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 248.374)

Music, sound and video

No results

Minimise

Maps

No results

Minimise
  1. A guide to the papers of Arthur de Ramon Penfold at the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences
    Penfold, A. R. (Arthur Ramon), 1890-1980
    [ Book : 1990-1996 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 1,073.615)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 1,073.615)

  2. Eucalyptus oil reports
    Penfold, A. R. (Arthur Ramon), 1890-1980
    [ Book : 1920-1933 ]
    At Monash Uni Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 130.425)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 130.425)

  1. FUCHS, Friedrich aka Frederick
    FUCHS, Friedrich aka Frederick
    Created by KEVING., 8 items.

    Friedrich was one of the foreign workers who arrived in Fremantle on the S.S. Esperance Bay on 09.11.1934. On arrival his address of destination in Australia was "c/o Crown Crystal Glass Co., Sydney. ...

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 148.505)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 148.505)

  1. JOURNEY OF THE TORCH - SOUVENIR EDITION.(Features)
    The Australian (National, Australia)
    [ Article : 2000 ]
    View online (conditions apply)
    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.01)

    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.01)

  2. Performance Targets in Academia and the Mathematical Sciences
    Dietrich, Heiko; Mathews, Daniel V
    [ Article : 2018 ]
    View online
    At Monash Uni Repos
    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.008)

    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.008)

  3. Torch honours / THE COMPLETE RECORD OF EVERY PERSON WHO CARRIED THE FLAME WHEN THE OLYMPIC TORCH CAME TO QUEENSLAND / QUEENSLAND TORCH SOUVENIR.(Sport)
    The Australian (National, Australia)
    [ Article : 2000 ]
    View online (conditions apply)
    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.008)

    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.008)

  4. WARATAH (1 January 1930)
    Wise's New South Wales post office directory.
    [ Article : 1930 ]
    View online
    At Trove DigitalLibrary
    WARATAH (1 January 1930)
    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.007)

    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.007)