Clapp, Harold, (Sir) (1875-1952)

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Clapp, Harold, (Sir)
Clapp, Harold (1875-1952)
Clapp, Harold Winthrop, (Sir) (1875-1952)
Clapp, Harold Winthrop (1875-1952)
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Administrator; Railway Administrator
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Biographies

Sir Harold Winthrop Clapp (1875-1952), railway administrator, was born on 7 May 1875 at St Kilda, Melbourne, fourth child of Francis Boardman Clapp and his wife Isabella Pinnock, née Pierce, both American-born....

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Sir Harold Clapp was Chairman of the Victorian Railway Commissioners 1920-1939 and Director-General of Land Transport to co-ordinate Commonwealth and State road and rail transport 1942-1951.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Clapp, Harold Winthrop
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. [The unification of Australia's railway gauges] (Paper & Discussion)
    Clapp, Harold
    Published: 1949
    Series: Proceedings of the Victorian Institute of Engineers 1944-1948
  3. Clapp, Sir Harold Winthrop (1875-1952), railway administrator
    Adam-Smith, Patsy
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1981
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 8, 1-3
  4. Technology in Australia 1788-1988
    Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 2000

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  1. Harold Clapp's railways : address
    Adam-Smith, Patsy, 1926-2001
    [ Sound : 1973 ]
    At State Library VIC
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  2. Four famous Australians (Victorians) / by Mrs. Frank Boyes
    Boyes, Rosemary
    [ Book : 1970-1977 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  1. SIR HAROLD CLAPP ILL
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 21 October 1952 p 1 Article
    ... SIR HAROLD CLAPP ILL Sir Harold Clapp, a for-mer chairman of the Vic-torian Railways Commis ... 41 words
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  2. Sir Harold Clapp's Tour.
    Cairns Post (Qld. : 1909 - 1954) Monday 21 May 1945 p 3 Article
    ... Sir Harold Clapp's Tour. A further development regarding the unification of gauges has been a visit ... to North Queensland by the Federal Director of Land Transport (Sir Harold Clapp). .Sir Harold stated ... 169 words
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  3. SIR HAROLD CLAPP'S SALARY
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Friday 12 February 1943 p 6 Article
    ... SIR HAROLD CLAPP'S SALARY » CANBERRA, Thursday.-The Direc-tor-General of Land Transport, Sir Harold ... Clapp, received a salary of £4.000 a vear. and while travelling away from home had an allowance of 30/ a ... 60 words
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  1. No. 8. LIST OF LETTERS RETURNED FROM THE COUNTRY, AND NOW LYING AT THIS OFFICE UNCLAIMED.
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Tuesday 20 May 1873 [Issue No.138 (SUPPLEMENT)] p 1465

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    ... ., Moesgiel 8 Chen Boro, Oberon 9 Cough You Gt-en, Rocky River 10 Clapp Robt., Gulgong 11 Clarke Win., Cooma ... (2) 14 Harold Hy., Moama 15 HasBelt Arthur B., Gulgong 16 Hatton M., Gulgong 17 Haston Thos., Albury ... 13980 words
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  2. No. 15. LIST OF UNCLAIMED LETTERS FOR THE MONTH OF JULY.
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Friday 6 September 1878 [Issue No.277 (SUPPLEMENT)] p 3567

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    ... 146 Churchill Hugh, " Britannia Hotel" 147 Clapp Robert 148 Clark C., 303 Pitt-st. (2) 150 Clark ... 19990 words
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  3. NATIONAL SECURITY (LAND TRANSPORT) REGULATIONS. APPOINTMENT OF DIRECTOR-GENERAL OF LAND TRANSPORT.
    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette (National : 1901 - 1973) Tuesday 4 April 1944 [Issue No.66] p 775

    Government Gazette Appointments And Employment

    ... External Territories do hereby appoint Sir Harold Winthrop Clapp, K.B.E., of 14 McKillopstreet, Melbourne ... 83 words
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    Webb, G. T. (George Tennyson)
    [ Government publication, Conference Proceedings, Book : 1974 ]
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  2. Standardization of Australia's railway gauges : report / by Sir Harold Clapp
    Clapp, Harold, Sir
    [ Book, Government publication : 1945 ]
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  3. [Two albums of Victorian Railway tickets, produced for Harold Clapp, the Victorian Railways Commissioner in 1937]
    Victorian Railways
    [ Book : 1937 ]
    At State Library VIC
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  4. Sir Harold Clapp's K.B.E. address to members of the Trades and Labor Council, Wednesday, 8th August 1945 at 8 p.m. : standardization of Australia's railway gauges / Sir Harold Clapp
    Clapp, Harold Sir
    [ Book : 1945 ]
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    At State Library VIC
    Sir Harold Clapp's K.B.E. address to members of the Trades and Labor Council, Wednesday, 8th August 1945 at 8 p.m. : standardization of Australia's railway gauges / Sir Harold Clapp
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  1. The legacy of Sir Harold Clapp
    Laird, Phillip
    Railway Digest
    [ Article : 2005 ]
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  2. Making the market modern: Sir Harold Clapp, engineer of consumption
    Sinclair, JGS
    Consumer Australia: Historical Perspectives
    [ Article : 2010 ]
    At Uni of Mel Inst Rep
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  3. HAROLD CLAPP THE MAN
    Fenton, Peter
    Walkabout.
    [ Article : 1952 ]
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  4. The Australian government railways since Clapp / by G.T. Webb
    Webb, G. T. (George Tennyson)
    [ Government publication, Conference Proceedings, Book : 1974 ]
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  1. A midsummer night's dream / William Shakespeare
    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
    [ Book, Audio book, Government publication : 1600-2019 ]
    Languages: English;German;Undetermined;Japanese, [6 others]
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  2. [Royal Visit, Victoria, 1954: Pre-Release Footage: Reel 15]
    State Film Centre of Victoria
    [ Video : 1954 ]
    At Moving Image Coll
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  1. [Biographical cuttings on Sir Harold Clapp, Chief Commissioner for the Victoria's Department of Railways, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
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