Series VPRS 9943
Congratulatory Messages Files (Protocol Branch)
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Date Range: Series ? 1978 - ? 1991
  Series in Custody 1984 - 1991
  Contents 1984 - 1991
Public Access: Open
Location: North Melbourne
Format of Records: Physical
 
Agency which created this SeriesAgency which created this Series
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Date Range Agency Title Agency Number
1978 - 1982 Department of the Premier (also known as Premier's Department 1960-1982) VA 2717
1982 - 1991 Department of the Premier and Cabinet VA 1039
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Date Range Agency Title Agency Number
1982 - cont Department of the Premier and Cabinet VA 1039
Description of this SeriesDescription of this Series
  • How to use the Records
    Files are in bundles according to the category of occasion. Within each category files are arranged either by file number or by date of occasion. Refer to the Records Description List for this series and call up the unit which holds your file.

  • Function / Content
    This series comprises congratulatory messages sent by the Protocol Branch of the Department of Premier and Cabinet VA 1039. The messages were sent on the occasion of significant birthdays (90th, century) and wedding anniversaries ( Golden, Diamond).

  • Recordkeeping System
    Files have been maintained in the bundles in which they were kept at the Department of Premier and Cabinet.

    Each category of congratulatory messages is bundled together, ie, 100th Birthday Messages, 90th Birthday Messages, etc. The files have been allocated an annual single number under each category with an alpha prefix, eg, 78/1, M for Wedding Anniversary, C for 100th Birthday.

    The file registration number was allocated from a card register (see VPRS 9944).

    Within each bundle the files are arranged either by the date of the occasion or by the file number.

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Indexes and RegistersIndexes and Registers
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1978 - 1990 Card Register of Congratulatory Messages Files (Protocol Branch) VPRS 9944
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Consignment Number Contents Date Range Public Access No. of Units
P0001 1988 - 1991 Open 10
P0002 1984 - 1988 Open 8
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1978 - 1990 Card Register of Congratulatory Messages Files (Protocol Branch) VPRS 9944
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