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P.N Russell and Co: Sources and further reading

P.N Russell and Co: Sources and further reading

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Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, Technology in Australia 1788-1988.

Bertie, Charles H., The Early History of the Sydney Municipal Council, (A paper read before the Australian Historical Society on the 23rd day of August 1910), Sydney, 1911.

Fitzgerald, Shirley, Sydney, 1842-1992, Hale & Iremonger, Sydney, 1992.

Forde, J. M. (“Old Chum”), “Old Sydney”, nos. 198, 240 & 351. (Newspaper Clippings, City of Sydney Archives)

Goldsmith, A. J., Reminiscences of an Old Engineer, part 1 & 2, Brisbane, 1926 & 1927.

“Obituary – Sir Peter Nicol Russell”, The Engineer, 25 August 1905.


Niland, John, “In Search of Shorter Hours: The 1861 and 1874 Iron Trades Disputes”, Labour History, no.12 May 1967, pp.3-15.

Roderick, J. W., “Past and Future of the Civil Engineering School”, address given at the Civil Engineering Graduates Association Open Day, University of Sydney, on 17 June 1978. Published on the Civil Engineering School’s website:

Russell, P. H., “Sir Peter Nicol Russell, 1816-1905, His Family and Associates. Pioneers of the Australian Iron and Engineering Industry”, Journal of the Royal Australian Historical Society, vol. 50 pt. 2, July 1964, pp. 129-143.

Sands’ Sydney Directories, 1865, 1870.

“Sir Peter Nicol Russell. A Great Engineer. The Story of His Life and Work”, The Australasian Engineer, 7 August 1941, pp.10-11, 33.

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