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Records of the Australian Early Childhood Association, O.M.E.P. Standing Committee, 1950-2004 [manuscript]
Bib ID 706369
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Australian Early Childhood Association. O.M.E.P. Standing Committee
 
Access Conditions Permission required for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1950-2004] 
1.85 m. (10 boxes) + 1 carton + 1 fol. item. 
Summary

Correspondence, 1961-1980; reports and minutes of meetings, 1958-1982; annual reports to executive of A.P.A., 1962-1981; Australia's report to O.M.E.P., 1964-1974; circulars, 1961-1981; papers relating to Ellie Pullin; photographs (including some of Melbourne Seminar, 1978); printed pamphlets and reports; papers relating to the 1950 Conference of O.M.E.P. in Vienna; and a file relating to Rosamonde Combes, 1953. (She attended the O.M.E.P. conferences in the 1950s to encourage the role of Australia in O.M.E.P.).

The Acc05/161 instalment comprises minutes, correspondence, conference papers, newsletters and annual reports.

The Acc08/25 instalment consists of assorted photographs supplied by O.M.E.P. members to Joan Waters for use in her book, Sowing seeds of peace: Australia and the World Organisation for Early Childhood Education (2007). Captions appear on verso of most photographs; most are portraits and group photographs of members at international conferences and meetings.

Biography/History

The Association was called the Australian Pre-School Association prior to 1981. From 1939 to 1954 it was called the Australian Association for Pre-School Development. There are a number of standing committees. The O.M.E.P. Standing Committee undertakes work at an international level and liaises with the Organisation Mondiale pour l'Education Prescolaire. Ellie Pullin was the first chairperson of the O.M.E.P. Standing Committee until 1982.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 6936, MS Acc05/161, MS Acc08/25.

Associated materials: Records of the Australian Early Childhood Association, 1928-2005 MS 7526.

Subjects Pullin, Ellie V.  |  Combes, Rosamonde.  |  Australian Early Childhood Association. O.M.E.P. Standing Committee -- Archives.  |  World Organization for Early Childhood Education.  |  Education, Preschool -- Australia.
Time Coverage 1950-2004 
Occupation Teachers.

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