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Biographical entry McKay, Hugh Victor (1865 - 1926)

Born
21 August 1865
Raywood, Victoria, Australia
Died
21 May 1926
Sunbury, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Manufacturer

Summary

Hugh Victor McKay patented his stripper-harvester in 1885. In 1893 he started The Harvester Company (later the Sunshine Harvester Works), built an improved harvester and marketed it as the "Sunshine".

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Archival resources

The University of Melbourne Archives

  • International Harvester Co. Aust. Pty. Ltd. - Records, 1899 - 1936, 63/18; The University of Melbourne Archives. Details

Published resources

Book Sections

Journal Articles

  • Lack, John, 'The Legend of H. V. McKay', Victorian Historical Journal, vol. 61, no. 2-3, 1990, pp. 124-157. Details
  • Westmore, Peter, 'Australian Industry: the Case of Sunshine Harvester', News Weekly, vol. 2418, 1993, pp. 12-14. Details

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See also

Rosanne Walker