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Robert Menzies speaks at Hawthorn City Council Dinner for Councillor Rigby in 1955 in the Menzies MS 4936 collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 1326844
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Menzies, Robert, Sir, 1894-1978, Speaker
 
Online Versions
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1955 
1 sound tape reel (ca. 101 min) : analog, 3 3/4 ips, half track mono ; 7 in. 
Series

Menzies MS 4936 collection.

Summary

Recording consists of speeches, toasts etc. held throughout the dinner for retiring Councillor Rigby. Speakers include Sir John Latham, Councillor Fowler, Sir Charles Lowe, Archbishop J.J. Booth, Sir Clifton Eager, Councillor Frank Selleck and Edward Charles Rigby. Robert Menzies speaks of his memories of Ted Rigby, his political activity, career, friendship etc. Menzies speaks for 28 minutes.

Notes

Part of a collection of recordings which originally accompanied the Sir Robert Menzies Papers held in the manuscripts section at the National Library of Australia.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-222137642

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (6 p.) 
Subjects Menzies, Robert, Sir, 1894-1978 Speeches.  |  Rigby, Edward Charles -- Public opinion.  |  Politicians -- Australia.  |  Speeches, addresses, etc., Australian -- Australia.

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ORAL TRC 1169/10
Copy: Recording
Special Collections Reading Room
ORAL TRC 1169/10 (summary)
Copy: Summary
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