ACT Heritage Library Manuscript Collection

HMSS 0012 ACT Advance of Education Records

Scope and Content Notes

Call Number

HMSS 0012

Collection

ACT Advance of Education Records

Date Range

1957-1958

Quantity

0.14m (1 manuscript box)

Access Conditions

open

Copying Conditions

with attribution

Related Collections

-

Note: These records were transferred from the National Library of Australia 14th June 1992.

The stated objectives of the ACT Advance of Education Council are to advance education in the ACT by

  1. Persuading the Government and the Department of Interior to make adequate provision to meet the education needs of the people
  2. Popularising and organising public support for the advance of education
  3. Investigating the educational needs of the ACT and the Commonwealth by publicising their findings.

The Council consists of delegates from the National Council of Women, ACT Trades and Labour Council, Canberra Pre-School Society, ACT Progress and Welfare Council, Canberra Mothercraft Society, Library Association of Australia (ACT Branch).

The Council is to be a non-party political and non-sectarian organisation. The Council hold inquiries into different aspects of ACT education and publish findings.

Box List 

Box No. Series No. File No. Description Date Range
1 1

Meetings 

2 x large book holding minutes of meetings

18 Aug 1958 & 30 Oct 1958
1 2 1

Correspondence 

Correspondence

May 1957 – Jun 1957

1 2 3

Correspondence 

Correspondence

Nov 1957 – Apr 1958

1 2 4

Correspondence 

Correspondence

May 1958 – Jun 1958

1 2 5

Correspondence 

Constitution of ACT Advance of Education Council Report on Technical Education in ACT

1957
1 2 6

Correspondence 

Miscellaneous papers