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Biographical entry Fraser, Colin (1875 - 1944)

14 May 1875
Coromandel, New Zealand
11 March 1944
Toorak, Victoria, Australia
Geologist and Company director


Colin Fraser obtained an MSc in geology from Auckland University College in 1906 and surveyed the Mount Morgan mine in Queensland in 1914. He was closely associated with W.S. Robinson and was an integral part of the powerful Collins House group of mining companies.

Archival resources

The University of Melbourne Archives

  • Colin Fraser - Records, 1916 - 1943; The University of Melbourne Archives. Details

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Journal Articles

  • Skeats, Ernest W., 'Obituary: Sir Colin Fraser', Australian Journal of Science, 6 (6) (1944), 176. Details


McCarthy, G.J.