Deposit N233 - Merryville Proprietary Limited deposit

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Merryville Proprietary Limited deposit


  • 1897 - 1983 (Creation)

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3 boxes

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(1937 - c. 1989)

Administrative history

Merryville Pty Ltd, a family company, was founded in 1937 by Sir Walter Thomas Merriman. Merriman, who was managing director of the company, bred a type of Merino known today as the Merryville type. After Sir Walter Merriman's death in 1972 his son Bruce became managing director until his death in 1988.

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Printed material including newspapers and publications, papers of Sir Walter Merriman, index of workers and photographs.


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Researchers must sign an access agreement

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Entered from deposit description on 9 August 2011




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