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Waddell, Winifred, 1884-1972, papers

Title
Waddell, Winifred, 1884-1972, papers
Repository
State Library of Victoria, Australian Manuscripts Collection
Reference
MS 9403 (MSB 463)
Date Range
1906 - 1965
Description

Papers, 1906-1965, including correspondence and notes relating to Miss Waddell's work with the Native Plants Preservation Group, c. 1950s; correspondence and documents concerning her education and awards of OBE., 1964, and Australian History Medallion from the Field Naturalists' Club, 1965. Includes notes on native flora in Victoria; citation accompanying award of the OBE; letter from chairman of Forest Commission of Victoria congratulating Miss Waddell on the award of the Australian History Medallion, 21 October 1965; letter from W. H. Craig, Secretary of the Town and Country Planning Board congratulating Miss Waddell on the award of the Australian History Medallion, 1 November 1965; also biographical notes on Miss Waddell; certificate awarding her a first class pass in the Honour School of Mathematics, Trinity Term 1906; commission granting Miss Winifred Waddell the Dignity of an Ordinary Member of the Civil Division of the Order of the British Empire, signed by HRH the Duke of Edinburgh as Grand Master of the Order and by HM the Queen. Also obituaries by O. S. Green and J. H. Willis.

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