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Lord Mayor's 1956 Olympic Games Correspondence Files

Public Record Office Victoria
Melbourne (Town 1842-1847; City 1847-ct) (Owned by, Has creator )
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How to Use This Series

Researchers should scan the Records Description List for any files of interest.

Function/Content

This series appears to be the Lord Mayors files concerning the 1956 Olympic Games held in Melbourne.

The files contain reports, correspondence and dossiers, both original and duplicates.

Information includes itineraries for overseas visitors, organizational plans, functions and tourist promotions.

Many letters are annotated with handwritten notes (although it is not clear whether this is by the Lord Mayor or his personal secretary) and many letters have a copy of the reply attached.

System of Arrangement

This is a small series of correspondence informally arranged under broad subject headings.

Related Series

There are references to the 1956 Olympic Games in both the Council Minutes (VPRS 8910) and the Town Clerks Correspondence Files (VPRS 3183).

Researchers interested in the 1956 Olympics could consult the records of the Olympic Organizing Committee. Of particular interest is the Subject Series Correspondence Files (VPRS 10743) and the C. Mousley and Co. Files and Invoices (VPRS 10719) which covers the dispute between the Organizing Committee and the caterers over the cost of the catering.

Created: 1956 to 1956

Data time period: 1956 to 1956

Data time period: Series date range : 1956 - 1956
Series in custody date range : 1956 - 1956
Contents in custody date range : 1956 - 1956

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  • Local : VPRS 9456