Series VPRS 12459
Protocol Files: Royal Visit 1954 H.M Queen
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Date Range: Series ? 1948 - 1954
  Series in Custody 1948 - 1954
  Contents 1948 - 1954
Public Access: Open
Location: North Melbourne
Format of Records: Physical
 
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1948 - 1954 Department of the Premier (also known as Premier's Department 1960-1982) VA 2717
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1948 - 1982 Department of the Premier (also known as Premier's Department 1960-1982) VA 2717
1982 - cont Department of the Premier and Cabinet VA 1039
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  • How to use the Records
    Consult the Records description List which lists file numbers and titles for information on the desired subject.

  • Function / Content
    The Protocol Branch of the Premiers Department was responsible for the arrangements for and conduct of State and ceremonial occasions, including Royal Visits such as that of Her majesty the Queen and His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh in 1954.

    This series consists of files from the file system developed for the purposes of the administration of the visit. Many of the files remaining from the complete filing system have to do with the arrangements for visits to regional and country Victoria. Files contain details of the timing related to the visits, transport arrangements and greeting ceremonies as well as itineraries and correspondence regarding the arrangements.

  • Recordkeeping System
    Files were arranged according to a system which is set out in the File Index relating to the Royal Visit 1954 H M Queen. This index provided for a subject based system. Subjects were given a major numerical designation with a second number for sub-topics.

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P0001 1948 - 1954 Open 2
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