Sub-series 1: Army - 1st Australian Imperial Force

Accession Number PUBS002/004/001
Collection number Souvenirs 2 4/1
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Sub-series
Item count 114
Measurement 114 items
Object type Souvenir
Maker Various
Date made c.1915-1919
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition
Description

Sub-series 1 uses the numbering system imposed on AWM4 - 1st Australian Imperial Force unit war diaries to indicate the corps and particular units. Amongst the items featured in this sub-series are programs and souvenirs for performances by the ANZAC Coves. The ANZAC Coves were created by order of General Birdwood in 1917. The earliest program relating to the ANZAC Coves is for a production of 'Dick Whittington and his cat'. The oldest is dated August 1918. Also included is a brief history of the Coves written by the manager, Rannal Carlisle.