Handwritten draft written by H. V. McKay for the Science Bureau of his views on the subject of Australian manufacture and specialisation, circa 1915.

McKay writes about the "importance of correcting our present wasteful manner of carrying on many of the industries of this country", and indicates that the high wages in Australia will push manufacturing to specialise, and highlights the Ford Car Factory as "an outstanding example of the art of specialising in one line".

Part of the H.V. McKay Archive, which includes legal records, business correspondence, personal writings, agreements & contracts, accounts, obituary, articles, and photographs taken in Australia and abroad. This is part of the broader McKay Sunshine Collection which includes photographs, films, artefacts, trade literature, company publications and oral histories.

Physical Description

Six sheets of pale yellow, lined sheets. Handwritten text on one side only.

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