• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: AWH001188

Minutes and Meeting Papers, National Council

  • Repository The University of Melbourne Archives
  • Reference 2015.0028
  • Date Range 1914 - 2002
  • Description

    [Red Cross Archives series reference: NO14] Minutes, agenda and other meeting papers of the National Council of the Australian Red Cross and, from about 1940, the Executive Committee of Council. Minutes of Annual General Meetings are also included. A digitised copy of this series for the period 1914-1943 is available to researchers on request (digitised version for the year 1943 is incomplete). Minutes for the period 1914-1938 are bound into volumes and also include Finance Committee minutes. A topical index for this period, created by the Red Cross for its own use, has been registered as item 2015.0028.0259 and can be found in box 26 of this series. The index uses the codes ‘C’ to refer to Central Council minutes, ‘F’ for Finance Committee minutes, ‘A’ for Advisory Committee minutes and ‘E’ for Executive Finance Committee minutes. Year and page number references are also provided in the index, however in some instances the pages of the minutes themselves are not numbered. During World War Two the Council established a number of committees to respond to aspects of the wartime emergency. Minutes of these are also included in this series. Minutes for the period 1939 onwards are not bound. Topical indexes for the period 1958-1973, created by the Red Cross for its own use, have been registered as item 2015.0028.0260 and can be found in box 26 of this series. These indexes provide references to meeting numbers, however these numbers are not always evident on the minutes themselves. Additional Finance Committee Minutes for periods not included in this series can be found in series 2015.0030. Some records digitised (1914-1943) and available on request 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 30 boxes 5.02 m
  • Access Open

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  • Primary Creator
    • Australian Red Cross (1914 - )
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    • International Tracing and Refugee Services, Australian Red Cross (2004 - )
    • Youth and Education Services, Australian Red Cross (1914 - )
    • First Aid, Australian Red Cross Victoria
    • Disaster and Emergency Services, Australian Red Cross
    • Australian Red Cross Blood Service
    • International programs, Australian Red Cross
    • Community Services, Australian Red Cross