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Corporate entry Hawkesbury Agricultural College (1891 - 1989)

Richmond, New South Wales, Australia
Education and Agricultural industry
Richmond, New South Wales


Established in 1891, Hawkesbury Agricultural College was the first agricultural College in the state of New South Wales. In 1989 the College became the University of Western Sydney, Hawkesbury. The University is still located in the Hawkesbury Valley and occupies 1500 ha of semi-rural land.

Related People

  • Murray, Jack Keith (1889 - 1979)

    Jack Murray was a Lecturer in Dairy Bacteriology and Technology at Hawkesbury Agricultural College between 1920 and 1922.

    Date: 1920 - 1922

  • Thompson, John Low (1847 - 1900)

    John Thompson was the foundation principle of Hawkesbury Agricultural College from 1891 to 1897.

    Date: 1891 - 1897

Published resources

Journal Articles

  • Potter, David, 'An Early Agricultural Library: the Collection at Hawkesbury Agricultural College Before 1928', Journal of the Royal Australian Historical Society, vol. 70, 1984, pp. 210-219. Details

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See also

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