Deposit N97 - R J Pearson Collection deposit 1

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R J Pearson Collection deposit 1


  • 1916 - 1983 (Creation)

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(1918 -)

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R J Pearson attended Melbourne High School and completed his education in metallurgical engineering at Melbourne Technical College. In 1937 he joined the staff of Metal Manufactures, Port Kembla where he worked in various positions including Technical Controller, Port Kembla Works; General Manager, Port Kembla Works and Group General Manager - Technical until 1980. On his retirement he was Group General Manager at Head Office in Sydney. He was a member of Wollongong University Council, chairman of the council of Wollongong Institute of Education, and became a Fellow at the University of Wollongong. He was awarded Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for services to the metallurgy industry on 26 January 1986.

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Memoranda and articles of association, copies of minutes, agenda and other papers of various Boards and Committees, reports, financial records and printed material re Metal Manufactures Ltd, Cable Makers Australia Pty Ltd and Austral Bronze Copper Ltd. This deposit consists of the records of R J Pearson and are related to his employment with Metal Manufactures Limited and its subsidiary companies. Also found in this collection are records concerned with the management of the MM Group and Metal Manufactures Staff Provident Fund Pty Ltd.


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  • English

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Entered from deposit description on 14 October 2011


  • English



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