Officers Club Inc.
representing Officers and families of
The Commercial Banking Company of Sydney Limited
and its subsidiaries & affiliates.
 

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"Records of a company are its memory and for CBC there are lots of records and memories to be preserved.
1972 July 1 CBC Archives established at Stock Exchange branch, then to HQ at Ultimo, building up profiles on all branches including who the Managers have been, conditions, premises, types of buildings, extensions & alterations, and if branch was relocated. George Carman Chief Annalist, John Parker who established Archives later Research Annalist, Cathy Oakes qualified Archivist"
(from 1982 January Current Accounts Pg 4 - 7).

CBC Archives

A. Personnel

“Current Accounts” (Staff Magazine)
Full Set (6 bound books) 1950 to 1987 (?)

January Issue Year/ No held                  July Issue Year/ No held

1961/1                                                                     1961/1

1962/1                                                                     1962/1

1963/1                                                                     1963/1

1964/1                                                                     1964/1

1965/1                                                                     1965/1

1966/2                                                                     1966/1

1967/1                                                                     1967/1    

1968/1                                                                     1968/1

1969/1                                                                     1969/1

1970/1                                                                     1970/1

1971/1                                                                     1971/2

1972/1                                                                     1972/1

1973/1                                                                     1973/1

1974/1                                                                     1974/2

1975/2                                                                     1975/3

1976/1                                                                     1976/1

1977/2                                                                     1977/1

1978/1                                                                    

New Series April                                    October

1978/2

1979/2                                                                     1979/1

1980/1                                                                     l2/1980 #32/ 3

5/1981 (3)                                                               8/1981 (2)

                                                                                12/1981 #45/ 3

1/82 #46/1

5/82 #50/1                                                              

6/82 #51/2                                                               8/1982 #52/ 2

CBC Group News #12 3/1979

 

Bank Tie – Blue Motif: Single or Multiple?

Name Plate – J. T. Burgess

Name badges (2)

CBC Staff Club Introduction Card (2)

Staff Training – Cash Advances

Wages Staff Provident Fund Trust Deed (4)

Rules and Regulations – Officers Provident Fund (4)

Women’s Provident Fund – Trust Deed (6)

Agreement and Rules Officers Fidelity Assurance Fund (3)

Rules & Regulations of The Commercial Banking Company of Sydney Limited (3)

Officers provident Fund – Amendments 14/10/1947 (2), 12/07/1949, 1/1/1974 (2), 14/8/1952

Personnel (cont)

OPF Notes 1/2/1976 (2)

OPF Report to Members 1979, 1980, 1981

Staff Annual Report 1980 (3) 1979 (1)

OPF Deed and Rules 1/1/1974 (3)

Details of amendments to:

·          Officers Provident Fund (7 sets of amendments to Trust Deed)

·          Womens Provident Fund (2 sets of amendments to Trust Deed)

·          Officers” Fidelity assurance Fund (2 sets of amendments to Trust Deed)

CBC Health Society – advice re membership of R. S. N. Balcomb dd 14/07/82

CBC Health Society – Advice to members re 1982 Income Tax Return, contribution rates – dd 21/06/82

CBC Health Society – Pharmaceutical Claim Form (2 copies)

CBC Health Society – Claim Form

Ladies Badge – Round “Head Office over Australia”

                                - Oblong with “C B C” logo in green

 


 

B. Branches

Probate Register Richmond NSW

Safe Custody Register Richmond NSW

Specimen Signature Register – Richmond NSW 1911 – 1957

General Ledger Richmond NSW 01/2/1878 – 31/12/1882

Current Account Ledger – Richmond 01/12/1878 – 31/12/1882

Letter of Credit – Australian Agents Richmond #51 – 70

Date Block                                                                              1

Stationery Catalogue                               (Master)                      1              C  B  C

Ash Trays – Square                                                (Orange)        1

                Round                                         (Orange)                3

                Green Tinted                                                           1

                Australia/ Head Office                (Green)                    1

                Australia/ Head Office                (White tint)               1

Cheque Form  - Walcha 188?

Cheque book – Last series (Inverell)

Branch Brass Seal - Ulladulla                                                      1

                                      - Wagga Wagga South                          1

                                      - “ACM”                                            1

Rubber stamp – Endorsement Correct, Tarcutta

Rubber stamp, Branch Oval, Tarcutta

Stationery

Coin Wrappers – 1c, 2c, 5c, 10c, 20c

With Complements

Memo – Don’t Forget

Envelopes – Windowed

                Do – An Important Message of High Interest

                ""     C B C and     CBC Bank

                Branches – Stationery (cont)

                           Air mail

Do                       Australia/ Head Office symbol/ C B C

Do                       Long Australia/ Head Office symbol/ C B C

Do                       do – addressed to “The Manager”

Do                       A4 size - addressed to “The Manager”

Do                       Internal

Plastic Rulers (4)

Pens

Pencils - various

Silver pencils, with rubber

Branches – Stationery (cont)

Gold pencils, with rubber

Pen Nib Holders and nibs

Biro Holders

Pencils progressive use/ segmented(?)

Pencils, large

Sponge Bowl

2 Ink Wells

Personal loan calculator 7.5%, 8.75%

Pen Rack

IBD Acknowledgement

Trading Bank Pass Books – small and medium

Term deposit interest rate promotional card

Blank bank statement

Copy of TB statement from NCR ledger machine

Application for Advances form – pre 1964 (9 copies – blank)

Application for Advances form – Part completed (as specimen)

Rural Budget form (for completion by rural producers) – 4 copies

Personal Loan Application form (v 5/78)

Application for Advances – Company Form (Specimen) post July 1964 (Blue Form)

Application for Advances – General Form (Specimen) post July 1964 (Red Form) Used for non personal non company proposals.

Lending File Council of the Eastern Riverina (Tumbarumba) – File closed 11/1962

Carbon Paper – 2 packs

 

Letterheads

8vo size – General

Quarto – Head Office CBC

Do        - CBC Savings Bank Limited

Correspondence – memo Pad

CBC Savings Bank Limited letterhead – Perth

 

 

C. Fernleigh Castle

Closing Dinner Senior Accountants #5 Attendance 21/03/1967

 “Fernleigh Castle, Its History” – Brochure (7)

Cuff Links – general issue     (2)

Fernleigh Castle (cont)

Cuff Links – 24c gold   (1)

Coasters – 1 x Fernleigh Castle, 1 x Bank (Boxed)

Fernleigh Castle Joining Instructions – Senior Accountants Course No.1

 

 

D. Marketing

Key Rings – Blue (1)             

Do                 - Green (1)

CBC Seal on Glass – Framed

“eXtra” Desk Pad

Coin Bags (4)

Shoulder bag – Hession

Large Plastic Carry Bags

Draw String Bags – Plastic

Litter Bags - Plastic

Miners Right (NSW) – Promotional item

CBC Calendar – 1982

Key Ring – Commonwealth Games 1982 (1)

Paper Coasters

CBC Bank – Current Accounts        (Blue)                      18

                Personal Loans            (Light Green)            33

                Savings Investment Acc (Back)                       9

                Savings Account           (Brown)                    4

                Term Deposit               (Orange)                  14

                Snowball                     (Dark Green)               8

                Determined Saver         (Wash Black)             23

                Extra                          (Green)                    21

                Friends for the Future  (Blue)                       38

                                                 (Orange)                   17

                                                 (Green)                      2

                                                 (Dark Orange)             7

                The Money Managers   (Red/ Blue)                29

CAGA         Credit Plans                                                 1

                Finance                                                       1

Personal Loans

Money Boxes     - Rectangular metal                                3

                                - Keys                                          2

                                - Skippy (Original Brown)                1

                                -     do   Light Grey                       1

                                -     do   Dark Grey                        1

                                -     do   Red                                1

                                -     do   (Furred)      Brown            1

                                -     do   (Furred)     Yellow             1             

                                -  Koala  Brown                              1

                                     do    Gold                                1

                                     do    Black                               1

                          “Blinkey”, round tin                              2

                          Tall Circular – “We see things your way”  1                                                          Round Circular with Wombat                  1

                          Cwlth Games 1982 – Yellow                     1

                          Do                        Red/ Orange            1

                          Picture – Red Barron                             1

                          Do        - Abba                                      2

                          Picture – Dancers                                  1

                           - Do     - Horses                                    1

CBC Foreign Coin Collection                                              2

Match Boxes

Commonwealth Games Brisbane 1982   – Series #1                5

                                                     - Series #2                1

                                                     - Series #3                1

                                                     - Series #4                2

                                                     - Series #5                5

                                                     - Series #6                3

                                                     - Series #7                3

                                                     - Series #8                3

                                                     - Series #9                1

                                                     - Series # 10             2                                                                                                                   - Series #11              3

                                                     - Series #12              4

eXtra                                                                          13

Bank Seal (Black)                                                            3

Do (Light)                                                                     4

Logo – Brown/ Orange                                                    2

Do    - White/ Orange                                                     2

Do    - White/ Mauve                                                      1

Match Folds

Logo – Green/ white                                                       1

         -  White/ Orange                                                   5

         -  Orange/ Black                                                    6

         -  Blue, White CBC on Black Logo                             8

         -  Blue, no decal                                                   1

         -  White/ Blue, White logo on Green Bank                 3

         -  Red, “Good Things Now”                                     5

         -  Orange, “Good Things Now”                                1                             

         -  White/ orange logo, Personal Loans                      1

         -  Bankcard                                                           1

         - CAGA                                                                  1             

Marketing Diary card

Flexicard in folder

Travellers Cheques wallet

Golf Markers

Marketing (cont)

Cheque book cover – Sydney University version

Folder/ wallets (2) ??

Statement holders (2)

Cheque book Cover

Note Holders (2)

Statement Folder

Card Holder

Australian Folk Song Guide (7)

Skippy the Bush Kangaroo (5)

Australia Discovered (3)

The Golden Age (3)

Metric Conversion Slide Chart (6)

Pocket calendars 1974 – 1981

Pocket Diary 1982 (2)

eXtra Stickers

CBC Calendar 1982 (2), 1981 (1)

Plastic Bag – University of Sydney Union Orientation Information “Friends for the Future”

 

F. Travel

Specimen Travellers Cheques (2)

London Guide                      (2)

Travel Wallets                      (9)

Travel Labels – Blue              (2)

Do                  -  Orange      (2)

Travellers Letter of credit Covers (2)

CBC Travel Services Time Selector

 

G. Other     

Tee Shirt – Sydney Center 1981

Banner – “Sydney North West”

Embroided Bank Seal – for Sports teams (81)

CBC Retired Officers Club – Financials

                                      Attendance

                                      Minutes Book

A Century of Banking

Gold Scale weights

Photo Album – Various

Key Holder (to hang off button) (1)                                                       1

Large Green Folder

Annual Reports 1848 – 1890 and 1848 – 1910 (2 books)

Annual reports – 1940/ 1981

Registrar General (NSW) Seal – for Branch securities use in printing mortgages etc.

Key for Kalamazoo Ledger Binder (1)

Pink Tape

Other (cont)

Audit Sealing Tape (Green)

Ebony rods (2)

Sealing Wax

Manual – Savings Bank and International

CBC Managers Club Circulars

Services Guide

Guide to Branch Planning

Administrative Controls Manual

Knife from Dining Room

Forms manual

Record of Branch Securities Staff

Roll of Honour (Bound Book) – 1914/ 1918 War  2

Guide to Bills of Exchange (4)

International Banking Guides 8 (all different)

Copy brief to Chief Manager Consumer Finance Division re return of Personal Loans account in branches.

Proxy Form for AGM 09/10/1980

Position Description – Chief Manager, Consumer Finance Division dd 05/01/82

CBC hierarchy structure 19/05/1978

14/07/1977 Advice from Managing Director (Mr. V. E. Martin) to all members of staff re growth of C.B.C. Savings Bank Limited over 21 years since commencing operations on 16/07/1956

C.B.C. Savings Bank Limited – copy of paper on “Marketing” from Mr. J. E. Alpin, approved by Mr. N.E.M. Winkle

Savings Bank – Management & Lending Paper by R. S. R. Balcomb dd February 1975, 2 copies

Savings Bank – Savings Bank Development by R. S. R. Balcomb dd February 1975 (for Senior Managers’ Courses), 2 copies

Savings Bank – Branch Management from the Savings Bank Viewpoint R. S. R. Balcolmb (May 1976) 2 copies

C.B.C. Savings Bank Limited file cover 21st birthday 16/07/1977

Copy of Report “The Role of Personal Business in the Future of the Trading Bank and Savings Bank

Paper on Product (Sales) Analysis (undated)

25/05/1965 Letter (copy) to Public Relations Officer from Grafton re “Historical Records”, with schedule

08/05/1981 Special Memorandum to Staff  and retired Officers from Mr. V. E. Martin re letter to Stock Exchange (concerning merger)

Scheme of Arrangement/ Merger Proposal Documents

03/09/1981 Advice to Shareholders/ Noteholders re Scheme of arrangement for merger with NBA

 “Death Notice” which appeared in paper circulating in Merbein and Mildura branch area following merger.

Page 12 from “The Banker” February – March 1955 February Notes re Commercial Banking Co. of Sydney

Other (cont)

23/08/1927 Letter (copy) to Chief Inspector from  (unknown) re Staff (following visitation) at Ariah Park, Beckom, Barellan, Griffith, Leeton, Narrandera, Ganmain, Coolamon, Wagga Wagga, The Rock, Lockhart, Oaklands, Tocumwal, Berrigan, Corowa, Walla Walla, Albury, Holbrook, Culcairn, Henty, Tarcutta, Tumbarumba, Tumut, Gundagai, Cootamumdra, Stockinbingal

23/08/1927 Letter (copy) to Secretary from  (unknown) re premises (following visitation) at Ariah Park, Beckom, Barellan, Griffith, Leeton, Narrandera, Ganmain, Coolamon, Wagga Wagga, The Rock, Lockhart, Oaklands, Tocumwal, Berrigan, Corowa, Walla Walla, Albury, Holbrook, Culcairn, Henty, Tarcutta, Tumbarumba, Tumut, Gundagai, Cootamumdra, Stockinbingal

23/08/1927 Details of expenses incurred.

22/01/1971 Letter (copy of original) from G. E. Bowen – General Manager – re N. E. Crowley’s appointment as Manager Rockingham, W.A.

26/11/1980 Circular Letter from J. E. Searle Assistant General Manager Personnel to Managers and Officers of Branches and Departments re career Development – Audit Staff.

Specimen Travellers Cheques

·          Thomas Cook and Son/ Cook’s Traveller’s Cheques (11/1927?) ₤E5, ₤E5 and $US10

·          Thomas Cook & Son (Bankers) Travellers Cheques (Specimen) ₤5, $10 – 01/06/1929

·          The Canadian Bank of Commerce Travellers Cheques USD20, ₤E10 - 02/01/1931

·          American Bankers Association/ Bankers Trust Company Travellers Cheque leaflet – 1928 (?)

·          Westminster Bank Limited Travellers Cheques ₤10, ₤5 (Specimen) and Circular advice January 1929

·          American Express Company Folder with

o         Facsimile Cheque for (1924)

o         Express Money Order (1924)

o         Travellers Cheques USD20, ₤5, FF200

o         Travellers Cheques (Specimen) USD20 (1929)

o         American Express Company Facsimile Circular Letter of Credit (1924)

·          Westminster Bank Limited   January 1927 Letter of Indication, Travellers Cheques ₤E2, ₤E5, ₤E10

·          The Commercial Bank of Scotland Limited January 1934 Travellers Cheque ₤E5, ₤E10 in jacket

·          The National Bank of Australasia Limited Specimen Travellers Cheques ₤2, ₤5, ₤10

The Commercial Bank of Scotland Limited January 1934 Letter of Credit/ Letter of Introduction

The National Bank of New Zealand Limited (10/1937) Specimen Circular Letter of Credit, Specimen Letter of Introduction/ Specimen Circular Letter of Credit, Instruction for Payment

Barclays Bank S.A.I. (Italy) Circular Letter of Credit/ Letter of introduction (Specimen) (1926)

Barclays Bank S.A.I. Facsimile Specimen Signatures #02669 – March 1926

Barclays Bank Limited  Circular Letter of Credit (Specimen)

Lands Department Sheet re Leaseholds – Residential (1947)

Other (cont)

Lands Department Sheet re Leaseholds – Non Residential (1947)

Map #421 – NSW Municipal Shires Boundaries (Date ?)

Drawing for a Mudgee (?) branch promotion – cheque form

Fax re “Join the Bank Managers!” – Farewell to George McKinnon (on retirement)

Brass Name Plate – The Commercial Banking Company of Sydney Limited

(16” x 11”)

Base Ball Cap

10/09/1915  Copy of letter from Head Office to Manager, Comboyne re Closure of Branch

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