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Records, 1984-1988 [manuscript]

Records, 1984-1988 [manuscript]
National Library of Australia, Manuscript Collection
MS 8369
Date Range
1984 - 1988
Parliament House Embroidery (1988 - )

The collection comprises correspondence, financial records, minutes, diaries and notebooks, newspaper cuttings, mounting notes, fabric samples, printed materials, computer disks, photographs, slides and audio and video tapes. The records relate to liaison between the Committee and the state guilds and guild supervisor; fundraising projects and grant applications; public relations; selection and execution of the winning design; conservation of the embroidery; the production of the publication "The Parliament House embroidery: a work of many hands" (1988) and relations between the Committee and other organisations and individuals including the architects of the new Parliament House, the Australian Bicentennial Authority, the Parliament House Construction Authority and the patron, Lady Stephens.

2.66 m
Available for reference. Not for loan.
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