Biographical entry McCracken, Robert
- Food technologist
Robert McCracken was a Hobart butcher who was canning small quantities of meats in the late 1850s. He became production manager of the Victoria Meat Preserving Company in 1867.
- Wood, James, Van Diemen's Land Royal Kalendar, Colonial Register and Almanack, Launceston, 1952. Details
- 'McCracken, Robert', Trove, National Library of Australia, 2009, http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-1473343. Details
- Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, Technology in Australia 1788-1988, Online edn, Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 3 May 2000, http://www.austehc.unimelb.edu.au/tia/index_m.html. Details
Created: 25 May 2001, Last modified: 4 February 2010
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