Text - Life Governor certificate: RVIB
From the Collection of Vision Australia 454 Glenferrie Road Kooyong Victoria
- 1 x cream coloured page with brown writing and images (front view of St Kilda Road building across top, and pictures of children playing with boat, male working on carpet, female weaving rug and a nurse holding two babies along left-hand edge)
- royal victorian institute for the blind, awards
- Life Governor certificates were given to those who supported the RVIB either through certain levels of financial contribution or by activities undertaken to support the institute. In this example, William Hughes was awarded a governorship in March 1949.
- Royal Victorian Institute for the Blind
Babies, Children and Adults
St Kilda Road, Melbourne
Patron: His Excellency The Governor General of Victoria, Major-General Sir Winston Dugan, G.C.M.G., C.B., D.S.O
Patroness: Lady Dugan
President: C.L. Kimpton, Esq.
Vice-Presidents: Chas. W. Bennett, Esq. M.R.C.S. (Eng), F.R.A.C.S., R. Ramsay, Esq
Hon. Treasurer: Percy W. Briggs, Esq.
Members of Board:
Harold E. Brookes, Esq, JP
Mrs C.H. Tutton
G.E. Newton, Esq
G.H. Grimwade, Esq.
W.H. Cowper, Esq
Joseph Taylor, Esq
E.V. Willis, Esq.
Leighton Irwin, Esq.
Superintendent & Secretary:
Stannus W. Hedger, M.B.E.
Recreation, Industry, Education, Nursery
This is to certify that William Hughes Esq. has been appointed a Life Governor of the Institute.
Superintendent & Secretary
- 5 Aug 2020 at 9:02AM