Arch file with documentation relating to Melbourne Organising Committee 1956 Olympics

Object Type
Documents and books/Document/Folder
Documents and books/Document
Date Used
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Object Detail

Brief Description
Group of documents relating to the Melbourne Organising Committee for the XVI Olympiad. Brown, heavy-weight card folder with metal binding device. The folder contains pamphlets, correspondence, minutes and other documents, filed between A-Z dividers. The documents - copies that appear to have been collected by Mr F.H. Pizzey (his name is handwritten on a significant number of them) - cover a range of topics including recommendations for the selection of officials; stadium layout plans and suggestions for positioning of officials; and, Olympiad news releases. Most of the correspondence is from Mr Thos. B. Dodds to Mr L. B.Curnow (Organising Committee for XVI Olympiad).
0 - Whole: H: 350 W: 245 D: 85mm (H: 13 3/4 W: 9 5/8 D: 3 3/8")
Date Used
In storage
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Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by F. H. Pizzey




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