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Series 1142 - Royal Visits Records

Date Range1901 - 1934
Quantity101 cm, 33 items
ProvenanceUniversity of Adelaide
Description

This series contains information about various royal visits to the University of Adelaide including The Duke and Duchess of York in 1901, H.R.H. The Prince of Wales in 1920, The Duke and Duchess of York in 1927, and The Duke of Gloucester in 1934. The items include details of the Conferral of Degrees upon Their Royal Highnesses at the University.

Inventory Listing

Visit of Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of York

This item contains 2 copies of the Special Congregation's Order of Proceedings regarding the visit of Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of York to the University of Adelaide, and a writen letter regarding questions on seating.
Also a copy of the program with coloured cover, portraits of the royal couple, an inserted 'students programme' with song lyrics, and an order of proceedings.
This item contains references to: Visitors

Date Range 1901    Quantity 0.2 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 114200001 Box Number 1 Series 1142
Visit of H.R.H. Prince of Wales

This item contains 2 copies of the programme for the Special Congregation for conferring the Degree of Doctor of Laws on H.R.H. the Prince of Wales, and 1 copy of the Special Congregation' Order of Proceedings, dated 16 July, 1920. Also included are 1 copy of letter of invitation for Graduates to attend the Special Congregation, from the Registrar, C.R. Hodge, dated 9 June, 1920, and written draft and typed copy of address to H.R.H. The Duke of York.
This item contains references to: Visitors

Date Range 1920    Quantity 0.2 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 114200002 Box Number 1 Series 1142
Official Invitation Cards to Special Congregation

This item contains multiple unused copies of the official invitation cards to the Special Congregation for the visit of Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of York.

Date Range 1927, 4 May    Quantity 0.5 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 114200003 Box Number 1 Series 1142
Special Congregation Tickets

This item contains multiple copies of the Special Congregation tickets, (general and reserve) dated 4 May 1927, and the torn envelope which contained them, draft copies with written amendments and sample tickets from the University of Sydney, dated 29 March, 1927.
This item contains references to: Universities - Other; Visitors (Duke and Duchess of York)

Date Range 1927    Quantity 1 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 114200004 Box Number 1 Series 1142
Special Congregation - Offical Order of Proceedings

This item contains 22 copies of the Special Congregation's official programme. (Duke and Duchess of York)

Date Range 1927    Quantity 2 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 114200005 Box Number 1 Series 1142
Special Congregation - Guest List

This item contains typed lists of those University professors, heads of Government, benefactors, lecturers, tutors, other staff, council members and examiners to be invited to the Special Congregation, with hand-written notations, additions and corrections, and a list of numbers and colours of tickets sent to each group of guests. Plus Envelope. (Duke and Duchess of York)
This item contains references to: Visitors

Date Range 1927    Quantity 0.5 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 114200006 Box Number 1 Series 1142
Special Congregation - Presentation and Degree Conferral Proformas and Address to H.R.H. The Duke of York

This item contains the proformas presenting and conferring the Degree of Doctor of Laws to H.R.H. The Duke of York and the accompanying letter of address.
This item contains references to: Visitors

Date Range c. 1927    Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 114200007 Box Number 1 Series 1142
Visit of Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of York to Sydney - Arrival Arrangements for Royal Party and Parking for Guests

This item contains references to: Universities - Other; Visitors
This item contains a copy of the parking details and the Duke and Duchess of York's arrival arrangement and procedure for Their visit to the University of Sydney, 29 March 1927.
This item contains references to: Visitors

Date Range 1927    Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 114200008 Box Number 1 Series 1142
Letters Concerning Draft Copies of Arrangements for Special Congregation and Order of Proceedings

This item contains 3 unsigned letters concerning the sending of draft copies of the arrangements made for the Special Congregation and of the order of proceedings. (Duke and Duchess of York)
This item contains references to: Visitors

Date Range 1927    Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 114200009 Box Number 1 Series 1142
Official Letters Concerning the Royal Visit to the University of Adelaide

This item contains references to: Visitors
This item contains 7 letters from the State Director and the Australian Military Forces concerning details of the Royal visit, including text of the Address, conferral of a degree on The Duke of York, and the size of The Duke of York's head, to fit him for his academic headgear.

Date Range 1927    Quantity 0.2 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 114200010 Box Number 1 Series 1142
Special Congregation - Reception Address and Instructions for Ushers

This item contains information on the reception of H.R.H. Duke of York, 2 copies of the address to him, and 2 copies of instructions for the ushers.

Date Range c. 1927    Quantity 0.2 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 114200011 Box Number 1 Series 1142
Preliminary Proof of Programme for Special Conferring of Degree on H.R.H. The Duke of York for University of Melbourne

This item contains references to: Universities - Other; Visitors
This item contains a copy of the preliminary proof of the programme for the Special Conferring of Degree on H.R.H. The Duke of York on 27 April, 1927.

Date Range 1927    Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 114200012 Box Number 1 Series 1142
Programme for Visit of H.R.H. The Duke of York in Sydney

This item contains references to: Universities - Other; Visitors
This item contains 2 copies of the programme of the visit of H.R.H. The Duke of York to Sydney on 29 March 1927.

Date Range 1927    Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 114200013 Box Number 1 Series 1142
Rough Proof of Welcome Address to Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of York

This item contains 3 rough proofs from The Hassell Press, of the welcome address to Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of York, to be approved and returned.

Date Range 1927    Quantity 0.2 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 114200014 Box Number 1 Series 1142
The University of Sydney - Welcome Address and Arrival Arrangements

This item contains references to: Universities - Other; Visitors
This item contains a copy of the welcome address to, and arrangements for the arrival of the Royal party at the University of Sydney. Also included is a short note from the university of Sydney with tips to facilitate catering for the University of Adelaide's Royal Visit, dated 6 April 1927. (Duke and Duchess of York)
This item contains references to: Visitors

Date Range 1927    Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 114200015 Box Number 1 Series 1142
Letter From Mayor - Unable to Attend the Conferring of a Degree on H.R.H. The Duke of York

This item contains a letter from the secretary to the Mayor to the Chancellor and Vice-Chancellor, informing them that the Mayor and Mayoress are unable to attend the Special Congregation due to pressing duties, dated 3 May 1927. (Duke of York)
This item contains references to: Visitors

Date Range 1927    Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 114200016 Box Number 1 Series 1142
Copies of University Address of Welcome and Reception

This item contains 8 typed copies of the University Address of Welcome and one typed memo concerning the reception of H.R.H. Duke of York, with written note, "To Gov House for information & HRH's , (or HRN's), staff".
This item contains references to: Visitors

Date Range 1927    Quantity 0.2 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 114200017 Box Number 1 Series 1142
Chancellor's Speech

This item contains one typewritten copy of the Chancellor's Speech for conferring the degree on H.R.H. The Duke of York.
This item contains references to: Visitors

Date Range c. 1927    Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 114200018 Box Number 1 Series 1142
List of Invitations Sent

This item contains a written list of those invitations sent out on Wednesday, April 13th, 1927, for the visit of the Duke and Duchess of York, and sheet of rough notes about same.
This item contains references to: Visitors

Date Range 1927, Wednesday, April 13th    Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 114200019 Box Number 1 Series 1142
University of Melbourne's Programmes for the Royal Conferral of a Degree

This item contains references to: Universities - Other; Visitors
This item contains correspondence from the University of Melbourne to the University of Adelaide with enclosed copies, (one each), of their programme for the Special Conferring of Degree and the Order of Proceedings. (Duke of York)

Date Range 1927    Quantity 0.2 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 114200020 Box Number 1 Series 1142
Visit of H.R.H. The Duke of Gloucester Invitation Cards and Tickets to Elder Hall

This item contains references to: Visitors
This item contains invitations and admission tickets to the Special Congregation in Elder Hall for the visit of H.R.H. The Duke of Gloucester, to be held on Monday, 15th October, 1934.

Date Range 1934    Quantity 0.8 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 114200021 Box Number 1 Series 1142
Circulars Addressed to Graduates Concerning Availability of Seating for the Conferring of a Degree for H.R.H. The Duke of Gloucester

This item contains references to: Graduates; Visitors
This item contains two bundles of circulars addressed to Graduates from the Registrar. One, dated September 17, 1934, advises of the availability of two tickets per Graduate, for entry to Elder Hall, for the Special Congregation held for the conferral of a Degree for H.R.H. The Duke of Gloucester. The second bundle regrets to inform late applying Graduates that, no more seating is available, but tickets giving admission to the grounds and lawn in front of Elder Hall are enclosed for them.

Date Range 1934    Quantity 0.5 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 114200022 Box Number 1 Series 1142
Correspondence and Memoranda for the Information of H.R.H. The Duke of Gloucester, Drafts of the Welcome Address, and Rough Notes.

This item contains references to: Visitors
This item contains correspondence concerning the Special Congregation, typed and written copies of the memorandum for the information of H.R.H. The Duke of Gloucester, written and typed drafts of the welcome addressand several sheets of rough notes concerning, seating, tickets, guests, etc.

Date Range 1934    Quantity 0.3 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 114200023 Box Number 1 Series 1142
Seating Plan

This item contains 2 plans drawn on cardboard, of seating arrangements in Elder Hall for the Special Congregation. (Duke of Gloucester)
This item contains references to: Visitors

Date Range 1934    Quantity 0.3 cm, 1 encapsulated item
Inventory Identifier 114200024 Box Number 2 Series 1142
Official Address of Welcome for H.R.H. The Duke of Gloucester

This item contains 17 copies of the official Address of Welcome for H.R.H. The Duke of Gloucester, on October 15, 1934.
This item contains references to: Visitors

Date Range 1934    Quantity 0.7 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 114200025 Box Number 1 Series 1142
Invitation Lists

This item contains 3 copies of the invitation lists for the Special Congregation. (Duke of Gloucester)
This item contains references to: Visitors

Date Range 1934    Quantity 0.5 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 114200026 Box Number 1 Series 1142
Official Programmes for the Special Congregation (Order of Procedure)

This item contains 7 copies of the official programme, (order of procedure), for the Special Congregation for conferring the Degree of Doctor of Laws on H.R.H. The Duke of Gloucester, on Monday, 15 October, 1934.
This item contains references to: Visitors

Date Range 1934    Quantity 0.4 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 114200027 Box Number 1 Series 1142
Visit of H.R.H. The Duke of Gloucester to South Australia - Working Programme

This item contains references to: Visitors
This item contains a working programme for the entire Royal visit, October 11 - October 15. Including itinerary, reception and engagements in and around Adelaide, traffic arrangements and street map of royal progress and ambulance plans. Presentation of addresses by church and lay organisations, conferring of University Degrees. Description of appropriate dress to be worn at various functions, visiting warships and their commanders, list of staff in attendance on H.R.H. Duke of Gloucester.

Date Range 1934    Quantity 0.4 cm, 1 folder
Inventory Identifier 114200028 Box Number 1 Series 1142
Press Coverage of Royal Visit (The Advertiser and The Register)

This item contains references to: Visitors
This item contains 2 each copies of The Advertiser and The Register newspapers that highlight the Royal visit of the Duke and Duchess of York.

Date Range 1927, May 5    Quantity 0.5 cm, 1 oversize folder
Inventory Identifier 114200029 Box Number 2 Series 1142
Press Coverage of Royal Visit (The Advertiser and The News)

This item contains references to: Visitors
This item contains 2 each copies of The Advertiser and The News newspapers highlighting the Royal visit of the Duke of Gloucester.

Date Range 1934    Quantity 0.5 cm, 1 oversize folder
Inventory Identifier 114200030 Box Number 2 Series 1142
Plan of Seating on Platform - Elder Hall and News Clipping of Traffic Arrangements

This item contains 1 drawn plan, on cardboard, of seating arrangements on the platform in Elder Hall, and a newsclipping on traffic arrangements on the day of the Special Congregation. (Duke and Duchess of York)
This item contains references to: Visitors

Date Range 1927    Quantity 0.2 cm, 1 encapsulated item
Inventory Identifier 114200031 Box Number 2 Series 1142
Address of Welcome to H.R.H. The Duke of Gloucester

This item contains 5 copies of the official Address of Welcome to H.R.H. The Duke of Gloucester.
This item contains references to: Visitors

Date Range 1934    Quantity 0.4 cm, 1 encapsulated item
Inventory Identifier 114200032 Box Number 2 Series 1142
Advertiser Supplement - Tinted Photograph of The Duke and Duchess of York

This item contains a supplement from the Advertiser, dated April 30, 1927 - 1 tinted photograph of The Duke and Duchess of York.
This item contains references to: Visitors

Date Range 1927    Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 encapsulated item
Inventory Identifier 114200033 Box Number 2 Series 1142
Published by the University of Adelaide Archives on University of Adelaide Archives Web Site, 2003
Listed by University of Adelaide Archives
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Updated 6 November 2013
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