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Arthur de Ramon Penfold - Records
National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection
MS 4515
Date Range
1900 - 1956

Papers relating to Penfold's work as Director of the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences and as Technical Director of the Plastics Institute of Australia as well as his researches into the chemistry of essential oils including correspondence (8 folders); typescript and roneoed notes; articles relating to essential oils, plastics and synthetic fibres; material relating to the William Ricketts Sanctuary, Mt Dandenong; newspaper cuttings; photographs of Canberra and Braidwood in the 1920s; a distinct group of papers relating to his visit to China in 1956 headed by C.P. Fitzgerald, including correspondence, notebooks, typescript articles and notes, newspaper clippings and photographs [MS 4515].

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