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Papers of Howard Francis Dawson, 1961-1981 [manuscript]
Bib ID 1060783
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Dawson, H. F. (Howard Francis), 1895-
 
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Description [1961-1981] 
1.68 m. (12 boxes) 
Summary

The collection contains correspondence and other papers relating to Dawson's work as Federal Secretary and Federal President of the United Nations Association of Australia, and as an office holder of the Australian National Committee for the United Nations Children's Fund, UNICEF. The papers record the activities of these two organizations. Correspondence for both bodies, their constitutions, minutes of meetings of directors and of the executive committee, circulars, memoranda and annual reports form the major part of the collection. There is an agreement covering sales of UNICEF greeting cards, and material on all aspects of the sale of these cards.

Biography/History

Accountant and company auditor. Dawson was head of the State Government Insurance Office of Victoria when he retired in 1961. His involvement with the United Nations Association began in Victoria in 1944. Dawson was Federal Treasurer, 1958-61, Secretary, 1961-69, and President, 1970-71. He was personally very involved with the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), serving as Treasurer and on the Board of Directors from 1966. Dawson was President, 1971-73.

Notes

Manuscript reference: MS 7850.

Index/Finding Aid Note List available (7 p.) 
Subjects United Nations Association of Australia.  |  UNICEF Committee of Australia.  |  United Nations Association of Australia. National UNICEF Committee.  |  United Nations.  |  UNICEF.
Other authors/contributors UNICEF  |  UNICEF Committee of Australia  |  United Nations Association of Australia  |  Australian National Committee for UNICEF  |  United Nations Association of Australia. National UNICEF Committee

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