Collection R14 - Ronald Turner Ralph Collection

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Ronald Turner Ralph Collection


  • 1941-1948 (Creation)

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5 type one boxes

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(1917 -)

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Ronald Turner Ralph was the youngest child of Ellen Mary Ralph (nee Turner) and Walter Ralph. He was born in Launceston on 11th October? 1917. He attended school in Launceston. He went on to study at the University of Tasmania where he completed a degree in Civil Engineering. He may have worked in customs surrounding this time or after he completed university. He then worked for the Post Master General's (PMG) Department in Hobart and later transferred to the Melbourne workshops in South Melbourne. He married Esme Hazel whilst at the PMG in Hobart. There were no children.

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Donated by Margaret Hodge (niece), September 2013

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Collection consists of material related to Ronald Turner Ralphs time at the University of Tasmania during the 1940's studying Civil Engineering. Included are text books, note books and Uni Revue programs and issues of Togatus relating to the reviews.

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This material is made available for personal research and study purposes under the University of Tasmania Standard Copyright Licence. For any further use permission should be obtained from the copyright owners. For assistance please contact

When reusing this material, please cite the reference number and provide the following acknowledgement:
“Courtesy of the UTAS Library Special & Rare Collections”

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