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Records of Awards, Honours, Medals, Citations

Series Title
Records of Awards, Honours, Medals, Citations
Repository
The University of Melbourne Archives
Reference
2016.0053
Date Range
1935 - 2004
Creator
Australian Red Cross (1914 - )
Description

Red Cross Archives series reference: NO8 Comprises National Awards Committee administration (1949 - 2004) which includes meeting minutes, procedures, nomination forms, citations, invitations, as well as correspondence pertaining to the management of the 'National Awards,' recognising the contribution recipients made in the service of the organisation. Awards include the Honorary Life Membership, Distinguished Service Award, International Service Award, Distinguished Staff Award, Distinguished Team Award Outstanding Service Award, Meritorious Service Award and the Youth Meritorious Service Award. Also comprises applications and citations for awards presented by the Australian Red Cross for time based service in the organisation including: Distinguished Service Award, Outstanding Service Awards, Long Service Medal, Laurel Wreaths and Honorary Life Membership. Awards relate to the Divisions of Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia, Queensland, Western Australia, New South Wales, Australian Capital Territory and Papua New Guinea. Records are listed at file level arranged by award name and year awarded, there are also lists per state or territorial Division. In most instances recipients of these awards have a citations and completed nomination forms. Also contains a small number of records pertaining to nominations and citations for International Red Cross awards: Florence Nightingale Medal (1947-1991) and the Henry Dunant Medal (1989-2003). Further records relating to awards can be Annual Reports of the Australian Red Cross (2015.0027) previously known as NO.13; also Correspondence Files, National Headquarters (2015.0033) previously known as NO.33. Researchers should note that under the Geneva Conventions Act 1957 protections govern the use of the Red Cross emblem. For further information see Archives staff.

Quantity
17 units (2.89 m)

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