ACT Heritage Library Manuscript Collection
HMSS 0234 City of Canberra Jubilee 1913 - 1963 Celebrations
Scope and contents notes
City of Canberra Jubilee 1913-1963 Celebrations Records
0.18m (1 manuscript boxes)
The Fiftieth Anniversary of the naming of the National Capital was celebrated with an afternoon tea party on the lawns of Duntroon House on 11 March 1963.
Approximately 500 ACT pioneers or people who attended the naming ceremony on March 12 1913 were invited.
Some of the pioneers have included a date, possibly of birth or arrival in the district.
Transcription of 1963 Visitors’ Book - typescript