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Australian Bicentennial Celebrations

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0101 ICS 113
Held at: Institute of Commonwealth Studies
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Full title: Australian Bicentennial Celebrations
Date(s): 1988
Level of description: Collection (Fonds)
Extent: 6 files
Name of creator(s): Australian Bicentennial Authority
Detailed catalogue: Click here to view repository detailed catalogue


Administrative/Biographical history:

Australia held a year of celebrations in 1988 to mark the 200th anniversary of the founding of the country. Events were co-ordinated by the Australian Bicentennial Authority, with individual states, cities and other organisations mounting their own celebrations.


Scope and content/abstract:

Leaflets and other publicity literature for events in celebration of the Australian Bicentennial, 1988: comprising literature produced by the Australian Bicentennial Authority, the New South Wales Bicentennial Council, and the Bicentennial Festival of Sydney, micsellaneous leaflets and leaflets regarding events in the UK.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Leaflets produced by particular organisations have been grouped together, with a remaining set of miscellaneous items, and a further file of leaflets for events in the UK.

Conditions governing access:

Open although advance notice should be given. Access to individual items may be restricted under the Data Protection Act or Freedom of Information legislation.

Conditions governing reproduction:

A photocopying service is available at the discretion of the Library staff. Copies are supplied solely for research and private study. Requests to publish or quote from original material should be submitted to the Information Resources Manager.

Finding aids:

Catalogued to file level (see link to repository catalogue).

Archival Information

Archival history:

The immediate source of acquisition by ICS is unknown.

Immediate source of acquisition:

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled 2000, revised by ALan Kucia as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project, Aug 2001

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal Place and Corporate Names 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Created 21/11/2000 ICS Archives 1, modified 21/11/2000

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