Series VPRS 11198
Queen of the Pacific Beauty Quest Newspaper Cuttings
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Date Range: Series 1970 - 1977
  Series in Custody 1970 - 1977
  Contents 1970 - 1977
Public Access: Open
Location: North Melbourne
Format of Records: Physical
 
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1970 - 1977 Melbourne Moomba Festival Limited VA 2371
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? 1970 - cont Melbourne (Town 1842-1847; City 1847-ct) VA 511
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  • How to use the Records
    The cuttings are arranged in chronological order by the date of the article in the newspaper.

  • Function / Content
    This series consists of newspaper cuttings of local and overseas press regarding the Queen of the Pacific pageant held in conjunction with the Melbourne Moomba Festival. The Queen of the Pacific Pageant was a female beauty quest.

    Aspects of the quest covered in the newspapers at the time are photographs and articles about the contestants, announcement of quest winners, and foreign press cuttings of winners' tours through Pacific nations.

    Researchers should note that cuttings cover the period 1970 and 1978. The Queen of the Pacific quest may have been discontinued around 1978.

    This sereis is attributed to VA 2371 Melbourne Moomba Festival Limited at this stage, (as at April 2007). However, further research is required.

  • Recordkeeping System
    The cuttings are arranged in chronological order.

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P0001 1970 - 1977 Open 1
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