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Papers relating to the Commonwealth Jubilee, 1951 [manuscript]
Bib ID 1144619
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Menzies, Robert, Sir, 1894-1978
 
Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1951] 
0.09 m. (1 folder) + 1 packet. 
Summary

MS 1874 comprises messages from various organisations to Robert Gordon Menzies, Prime Minister, on the occasion of the Commonwealth Jubilee in 1951. There are also 243 signed loyalty pledges from the State High and Intermediate School for Girls, Maryborough, Queensland (1 folder, 1 packet). Included in the collection were items of Aboriginal arts and crafts transferred to the Pictures collection.

Biography/History

Prime minister. Robert Gordon Menzies was prime minister of Australia from 1939-1941 and 1949-1966. He was the Member of the House of Representatives for Kooyong, Victoria, between 1934 and 1966, and leader of the Federal Opposition from 1943-1949. Menzies was also the founder and longest serving leader of the Liberal Party of Australia.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 1874.

Associated materials: Papers of Sir Robert Menzies, 1905-1978 MS 4936.

Subjects Menzies, Robert, Sir, 1894-1978 -- Archives.  |  Australia. Constitution -- Anniversaries, etc.  |  Politicians -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Prime ministers -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Commonwealth of Australia Jubilee, 1951.  |  Federal government -- Australia.  |  Australia -- Centennial celebrations, etc.  |  Australia -- History -- 20th century.
Time Coverage 1951 
Occupation Federal politicians.  |  Prime ministers.

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