Deposit E199 - Adelaide Chamber of Commerce deposit 1

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E199

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Adelaide Chamber of Commerce deposit 1

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  • 1850 - 1972 (Creation)

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1.8 m

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(1839 - 1972)

Biographical history

Three years after the foundation of the Colony of South Australia in 1836, the Adelaide Chamber of Commerce was formed. Its first two presidents were Jack Barton Hack and John Morphett. In 1907 the Chamber had 133 members and its management was entrusted to a General Committee of 18 members. In 1972 the Chamber merged with the South Australian Chamber of Manufactures Incorporated to form the Chamber of Commerce & Industry South Australia Inc (1972 - 1993).

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Minute books of meetings including executive committee, sectional committees and council (1865-1971); cash book (1939-1948); annual and other reports, including congress and conference reports (1891-1972).

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Researchers must sign an access agreement

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NBAC N293 Adelaide Chamber of Commerce deposit 2

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Entered from deposit description on 28 August 2012

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