• Archival Series

Anglican Board of Mission (Australia) - further records

To access these records

Please contact the National Director, Anglican Board of Mission – Australia:

Postal Address: Locked Bag Q4005, Queen Victoria Building NSW 1230

Phone: 1300 302 663

Email: info@abmission.org.au

Website: https://www.abmission.org/

Reference Number

Quote this number to access your records: State Library of New South Wales - Manuscripts & Pictures Call Number, MLMSS 4503 ADD-ON 2226

Records Location


This collection of records comprises minutes of meetings, correspondence, subject files and miscellaneous administrative records relating to the work of the Anglican Board of Mission in Australia from 1887 to 1996.

Access Conditions

For access to Anglican Board of Mission records, you will need written permission from the Anglican Board of Mission, Australia. The records are held at the Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales, Mitchell Library staff will be able to advise you on how to obtain permission.


This large collection of records relating to the work of the Anglican Board of Mission in Australia is made up of 172 boxes, 2 parcels and 20 volumes of records.

Box 84 contains some records relating specifically to St Francis House and includes correspondence mostly relating to the establishment, running, policies, staffing and eventual closure of the home; and minute books which include boys names and discussion of some circumstances. The date range of this material covers 1951-1972.

Please note that copies of much of the material related to St Francis House are also held at the Anglican Archives in Adelaide.

Finding Aids

A detailed contents list for these records is available in the Mitchell Library Reading Room.

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