Ashton, Adrian Olsson

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Ashton, Adrian Olsson

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  • Adrian Ashton CBE

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Dates of existence

1906 - 1981

History

Adrian Ashton was one of the founders of the Steel Treatment Research Society (Australia) and elected Honorary Secretary in 1931, a position he held continuously until his retirement in 1971. A qualified architect, Ashton worked as a journalist at the Building Publishing Company, editing The Australian/asian Engineer from 1946 and later Metals Australia/asia. His father was Australian artist, Sir William Ashton (1881 - 1963), and his grandfather was marine artist James Ashton.

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Sydney, New South Wales

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architect; editor; journalist

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Steel Treatment Research Society (Australia) (1931 - 1941)

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Dates of the relationship

1931 - 1971

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Honorary Secretary

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Entered from deposit description on 6 November 2012

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Sources

"Steel Treatment Research", Sydney Morning Herald, 22 September 1931, p. 5, http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/16903226 (accessed on 6 November 2012)
Ashton family records, Library of New South Wales Manuscripts, oral history & pictures collection

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