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9593484
  • Title
    Series 001: Minutes of the meetings of the Board of Directors of John Fairfax Limited, 1956-1985
  • Call number
    MLMSS 9894/Boxes 1-10
  • Level of description
    series
  • Date

    1956-1985
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    9593484
  • Physical Description
    1.62 metres of textual material (10 boxes)
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    The Board of Directors of John Fairfax Ltd was established with the incorporation of the company on 9 April 1956. Initially the Board consisted of members of the Fairfax family, with Vincent Charles taking office on 29 April 1956 and James Oswald Fairfax joining on 9 May 1957.
    The role of the Board was to make high level decisions for the company and to receive reports in relation to the company and the industry.
  • Scope and Content
    The series consists of a formal bound set of the minutes covering almost the entire period of John Fairfax Limited. In some of the minutes there are notes taken by the Directors but this is rare. The meetings received a report from the General Manager, discussed matters concerning the company such as industrial relations and made major decisions concerning acquisitions of interests and directions in which the company would proceed.
  • Access Conditions

    This material is held offsite and can take up to four days to retrieve.
  • Copying Conditions
    Copyright status:: In copyright
    Research & study copies allowed:
    Rights and Restrictions Information:: No publication without prior written approval of Fairfax Media Ltd
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales and Courtesy Fairfax Media Ltd.
  • Alphanumeric designations

    Original Fairfax Series Number 1

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