ACT Heritage Library Manuscript Collection

HMSS 0234 City of Canberra Jubilee 1913 - 1963 Celebrations

Scope and contents notes

Call Number

HMSS 0234

Collection 

City of Canberra Jubilee 1913-1963 Celebrations Records

Date Range

1963

Quantity

0.18m  (1 manuscript boxes)

Access Conditions

Open

File Number

Related Collections

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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.

Box List

BOX
NO.

DESCRIPTION

QTY

DATE RANGE

1

Visitors’ Book
Signatures and addresses of attendees at “Gathering of Canberra Pioneers held in the Grounds of Duntroon House on 11the march 1963, including the members of the Canberra Day Jubilee 1963 Citizens Celebrations Committee. 

Some of the pioneers have included a date, possibly of birth or arrival in the district.



1 vol



1963

1

Transcription of 1963 Visitors’ Book - typescript

1 vol

1963

        

1

Invitation List
List of people invited to a celebratory afternoon tea. File includes their employment, addresses, whether invitations were accepted, or declined, and final numbers. 

1 file

 1963