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Biographical entry Schlapp, Herman Henry (1854 - 1938)

Born
6 March 1854
Fort Madison, Iowa, United States of America
Died
7 September 1938
Toorak, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Metallurgist

Summary

Herman Henry Schlapp, born in the USA, was appointed metallurgist in charge of smelting at BHP Co. Ltd 1886. He later worked as a consultant mining engineer (Knox, Schlapp & Co., Melbourne) from 1893 and was closely involved with the development at Mount Lyell, Tasmania.

Archival resources

Broken Hill Proprietary Co Ltd

  • Herman Henry Schlapp - Records, 1887; Broken Hill Proprietary Co Ltd. Details

Public Record Office Victoria, Victorian Archives Centre

  • Herman Henry Schlapp - Records, 1893 - 1930; Public Record Office Victoria, Victorian Archives Centre. Details

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McCarthy, G.J.