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Biographical entry Delprat, Guillaume Daniel (1856 - 1937)

Born
1 September 1856
Delft, Holland, Netherlands
Died
15 March 1937
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Metallurgist and Engineer

Summary

Guillaume Daniel Delprat, after studying engineering and physics in Holland and working in Spain and England, joined BHP Ltd as assistant to the General Manager 1898. He was himself General Manager 1899-1921 and worked with A.D. Carmichael on the flotation process.

Archival resources

Broken Hill Proprietary Co Ltd

  • Guillaume Daniel Delprat - Records, 1898 - 1929; Broken Hill Proprietary Co Ltd. Details

National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection

  • Guillaume Daniel Delprat - Records, 1823 - 1937, MS 1630; National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection. Details

Published resources

Book Sections

  • Osborne, Graeme, 'Delprat, Guillaume Daniel (1856-1937), Engineer, Metallurgist and Pioneer Industrialist', in Bede Nairn and Geoffrey Serle (eds), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 8, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1981, pp. 274-276. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A080295b.htm. Details

Online Resources

See also

McCarthy, G.J.