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Biographical entry Whiffen, Neville Albert (1912 - 2004)

Born
4 December 1912
Sydney?, New South Wales, Australia
Died
2 January 2004
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Chemical engineer

Summary

Neville Whiffen was a chemical engineer with the Electricity Undertaking Sydney County Council 1929-1943, First Secretary and Scientific Attache with the Australian Embassy, Washington 1943-1948 and subsequently worked with Associated Pulp and Paper Mills Ltd, Burnie, Tasmania 1953-1957, and as Managing Director of Berger Paints (New South Wales and Pacific Islands) 1958-1963, Amalgamated Chemicals Ltd 1963-1965, and Abbott Laboratories (Chicago, USA) 1965-1978.

Archival resources

Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science

  • Neville Albert Whiffen - Records, 1939 - 1999, MS 187; Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science. Details

Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, University of Melbourne

  • Audio diary and notes of Neville Whiffen, 1943 - 1948, P002211; Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, University of Melbourne. Details
  • Interview with Dr. R. K. Murphy - father of chemical engineering in Australia, 1964; Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, University of Melbourne. Details

Private hands (Whiffen, N.)

  • Neville Albert Whiffen - Records, 1930 - 1988; Private hands (Whiffen, N.). Details

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

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Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.