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Papers of Sir John Butters, 1921-1963 [manuscript]
Bib ID 1093263
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Butters, John, Sir, 1885-1969
 
Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1921-1963] 
16 cm. 
Summary

The collection consists of photocopies of letters, reports and press cuttings relating to the Tasmanian Hydro-Electric Dept. (1921-1923), the Federal Capital Commission (1925-1929), the Circular Quay scheme (1937-1939) and the Mort's Dock and Engineering Company Ltd (1963). There is also a folder marked "personal" which contains certificates, invitations and biographical details.

Biography/History

Born in England, Butters was an engineer with the Tasmanian Hydro-Electric Dept. (1914-1924) before being appointed Chief Commissioner, Federal Capital Commission (1925-1929). He maintained a consulting engineering practice until 1954, whilst being a director of many companies, and chairman of various committees.

Notes

Photocopies.

Manuscript reference no. : MS 4990.

Originals in private ownership.

Cited In

Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia ; D353

Subjects Butters, John, Sir, 1885-1969 -- Archives.  |  Engineers -- Australia -- Archives.
Time Coverage 1921-1963 
Occupation Engineers.

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