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Children’s Homes Files, Western Australian Salvation Army Homes

The Children’s Homes Files collection is a collection of records about Western Australian Salvation Army-run Homes, now held by the Salvation Army Historical Records Department. The files include documents, photographs, newspaper articles and correspondence relating to children’s Homes run by the Salvation Army in WA. There are no personal records held in this series but…

Myee Admission and Discharge Registers, State Archives NSW

These are admission and discharge registers created by Myee and held by Museums of History NSW (State Archives). They contain basic information about children admitted to Myee, such as name and date of admission/discharge. There is a large gap in the dates of the registers, between 1945 and 1976. Access Conditions Access to these records…

Archives of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists

The Archive of the General Conference of the Seventh-day Adventists houses over 20,000 linear feet of records documenting the history of the Seventh-day Adventist Church worldwide. The collection is managed by the Office of Archives, Statistics, and Research of the church. The collection includes items such as minutes, correspondence, newsletters, books, pamphlets, audio-visual material, photographs,…

Forest River Mission Records

Forest River Mission records is a collection of records held by the State Library of Western Australia. The collection includes a range of records relating to the running of the Forest River Mission and the people who lived there, including attendance registers, admission and discharge records, baptism, marriage, and death records. These records are not…

King Edward Memorial Hospital records

The King Edward Memorial Hospital holds records of its activities from 1916 onwards. The type and quantity of records varies depending on the year and records available. Access conditions An Access to Health Information & Freedom of Information form must be completed to request records. If requesting on behalf of someone else, written authorisation must…

Uniting Photographs Collection [Methodist and Presbyterian Babies’ Homes]

Uniting Photographs Collection [Methodist and Presbyterian Babies’ Homes] is a collection of around 6,000 photographs, donated to Uniting by former mothercraft trainees who worked at the Methodist and Presbyterian Babies’ Homes. The photographs are of named babies and young children. The majority of the images are from the 1960s and 1970s. Access Conditions Access is…

Records of Girls’ Industrial and Training Schools, State Archives NSW

These records were created by the Industrial and Training Schools for Girls in New South Wales, namely Newcastle Industrial School (1867-1871), Biloela Industrial School (1871-1887), Parramatta Girls Industrial School (1887-1912), Parramatta Girls Training Home (1912-1946), Parramatta Girls Training School (1946-1974), and Kamballa (1974-1983). The records contain information about girls admitted to these homes, and cover…

Mount Penang Training School for Boys records, State Archives NSW

These are records created by Mount Penang Training School for Boys, Gosford, and held by Museums of History NSW (State Archives). The collection includes case files for boys in detention at Mount Penang, as well as a series of as-yet unprocessed files. Access Conditins Access to these records is currently restricted. In New South Wales,…

Stockton Hospital records, State Archives NSW

These are records created by Stockton Hospital for the Insane that are held by Museums of History NSW (State Archives). The records contain information about patients at the hospital, and include admission and discharge/death registers. Access Conditions Records containing patient information are closed for 110 years. For access to these records please contact the NSW…

Protestant Orphan School records, State Archives NSW

These are records created the Protestant Orphan School and held by Museums of History NSW (State Archives). The records contain information about children at the school, and admission registers and correspondence. Additional records relating to children at the Protestant Orphan School can be found in the records of the Male and Female Orphan Schools, which…