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Correspondence and papers [BT 60], 1923-1947 [microform]
Bib ID 2715262
Format MicroformMicroform, ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Great Britain. Department of Overseas Trade
 
Description Canberra : Australian Joint Copying Project, [19--] 
4 microfilm reels ; 35 mm. 
Summary

Includes records relating to the Imperial Economic Conference, 1923-27; Dunedin Exhibition, 1925-28; New Zealand 1927 Cinematograph Films Act, cooperation between U.K. and Australian electrical industry, 1936-38; Australian development and schemes of migration within Empire; New Zealand Centenary Exhibition, 1937-40; import restrictions and bulk purchases by New Zealand Government, 1940-44 and discussions in Washington between the U.K., Dominions and United States on future trade policy, 1945-1947.

Biography/History

Created 1918. Responsible for collating and disseminating overseas commercial intelligence and administering the overseas commercial services. Also responsible for British participation in overseas exhibitions, the administration of the Imperial Institute, and until 1930 it dealt with export credit, guarantees and insurance. Abolished 1946 with most functions transferred to the Board of Trade.

Notes

National Library of Australia hold microfilm master.

Filmed as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project by the National Library of Australia and the State Library of New South Wales.

Public Record Office BT 60 /­ 6-88.

Originals held by the Public Record Office, London.

Index/Finding Aid Note Descriptive list available (1 p.) 
Subjects Great Britain. - Department of Overseas Trade - Archives.  |  Imperial Economic Conference - (1923 : - London, England)  |  Commonwealth countries - Commerce - Great Britain.  |  Great Britain - Commerce - Commonwealth countries.  |  Commonwealth countries - Commerce - United States.  |  United States - Commerce - Commonwealth countries.
Time Coverage 1923-1947 
Other authors/contributors Australian Joint Copying Project  |  National Library of Australia  |  State Library of New South Wales  |  Great Britain. Public Record Office

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