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Papers of Cecil R. Hall, 1909-1972 (bulk: 1924-1972) [manuscript]
Bib ID 347155
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Hall, Cecil R., 1891-1974
 
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Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1909-1972] 
3.2 m. (23 boxes) + 1 folio. 
Summary

The collection includes :- 1.Personal correspondence, 1909-72. Correspondents include Robert Menzies, William McMahon, Sir Robert Webster, Sir Daniel McVey, J.J. Dedman and Professor Arthur Dunstan. 2. Papers on the New South Wales Chamber of Manufactures, 1925-72, including correspondence with manufacturing companies, govt. depts., industry assocs & other State branches of Chamber of Manufactures; minutes; reports; speeches; papers on the Chamber's relations with the Tariff Board, the New Guard, Lend-Lease, the Women's Employment Board & The Nuclear Research Foundation; correspondence on the Ottawa Trade Negotiation Conference, 1937-38; & papers relating to arbitration & industrial relations. 3. Correspondence, research notes, biographical files, scrapbooks, photographs & drafts used by Hall in writing "The Manufacturers". 4. Papers relating to the Associated Chamber of Manufactures of Australia, 1925-69, e.g. reports, correspondence, minutes, speeches & memoranda.

5. Reports and correspondence concerning Hall's attendance at the 1939 New York World Fair as Australian Government Representative. 6. Papers re Hall's work as adviser to the Australian Employers' Delegation at the International Labour Organisation Conference, Geneva 1955. 7. Broadcast transcript "Menin Gate at midnight" on the painting "Menin Gate" by Will Longstaff.

Biography/History

Director of the New South Wales Chamber of Manufactures, 1936-1960. Acting Secretary of the Associated Chamber of Manufactures, 1939. Author of "The Manufacturers: Australian manufacturing achievements to 1960" (A&R, 1971).

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 8686.

Cited In

Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia ; E942

Index/Finding Aid Note Descriptive list available (18 p.) 
Subjects Longstaff, Will, 1879-1953. Menin Gate at midnight.  |  Hall, Cecil R., 1891-1974 -- Archives.  |  Chamber of Manufactures of New South Wales.  |  Menin Gate (Ypres, Belgium)  |  Businessmen -- New South Wales -- Archives.
Time Coverage 1909-1972 
Occupation Business professionals.

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