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Proceedings of the Official Opening of the first stage of the National Library of Australia held onsite on August 15 1968 in Canberra A.C.T. [sound recording]
Bib ID 2765672
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
National Library of Australia
 
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Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1968 
1 sound tape reel (ca. 240 min.) : analog, 3 3/4 ips, half track, mono. ; 7 in. 
Summary

Covers the long history of the formation of National Library of Australia until its collection was finally established in its own official building in 1968.

Full contents
  • 1. Speeches by Sir Grenfell Price.
  • 2. Speech by Sir Alister McMullin.
  • 3. Speech by H. L. White (National Librarian).
  • 4. Speech by Sir John Gorton.
 
Notes

Not yet preserved.

Recorded in Canberra on 15 August 1968.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-193019647

Index/Finding Aid Note Transcript available (typescript, 12 leaves) 
Subjects National Library of Australia -- Buildings.  |  National Library of Australia -- History.  |  National libraries -- Australia.  |  Research libraries -- Australia.
Other authors/contributors Price, A. Grenfell (Archibald Grenfell), 1892-1977, Speaker  |  Gorton, John, Sir, 1911-2002, Speaker  |  White, Harold Leslie, Sir, 1905-1992, Speaker  |  McMullin, Alister, Sir, 1900-1984, Speaker

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