Series S1897 - TELEGRAMS

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AU WA S1897

Title

TELEGRAMS

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  • 1878-08-01 - 1880-10-31 (Creation)

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Name of creator

AU WA A742 - DEPARTMENT OF POST AND TELEGRAPH (1872-01-01 - 1900-12-31)

Administrative history

A Postmaster-General appears to have been first appointed in 1847. The Post and Telegraph Department was in existence as a separate department by 1872. It operated as a sub-department from this date until 1 January 1901 when these functions were assumed by the Commonwealth.

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Magnetic tape of telegrams transmitted from Eucla Telegraph Station.

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None discernible

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Open

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Open access

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Range Control Symbol = 1

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