Notes, Melbourne's Preparation for the 1956 Olympic Games

Object Type
Documents and books/Document/Manuscript
Date Used
1956
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Brief Description
A 20-page manuscript (front cover exclusive), entitled: 'GAMES OF THE XVITH OLYMPIAD/MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA/NOVEMBER 22 TO DECEMBER 8, 1956.' Intended either for personal use, or publication, the manuscript contains information relating to all aspects of the preparation for the 1956 Games, from administration, accommodation, tickets, venues, festivals, the torch relay, media, and tourism.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 259 W: 206 D: 3mm (H: 10 3/16 W: 8 1/8 D: 1/8")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1956
Location
In storage
Registration No
1992.2669.81
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Diana Barnott.

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