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Robert Menzies speaks at the Australian Council of Retailers annual dinner, Canberra, May 9 1958 in the Menzies MS 4936 collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 1341695
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Menzies, Robert, Sir, 1894-1978, Speaker
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1958 May 9 
1 tape reel (ca. 22 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, half track mono ; 7 in. 
Series

Menzies MS 4936 collection.

Summary

During this speech, at the Hotel Canberra, Menzies speaks of the retail business; the relationship between retailers and public servants; personalities in the retail trade; he concludes with a reading from the dinner's menu titled "Canberra pilgrimage"

Notes

Recorded in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory on May 9, 1958.

Digital master available National Library of Australia

Related Material Speech available (4 p.), located MS 4936 Series 6 Box 265, Folder 100.  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. 
Subjects Menzies, Robert, Sir, 1894-1978. Speeches.  |  Retail trade -- Australia.  |  Politicians -- Australia -- Quotations.  |  Prime ministers -- Australia -- Quotations.  |  Australia -- Politics and government -- 1945-1965.
Other authors/contributors Australian Council of Retailers

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