• Archival Collection

Church Missionary Society (New South Wales) - Records

To access these records

Please contact a Librarian at State Library of New South Wales:

Postal address: 1 Shakespeare Place, Sydney NSW 2000

Phone: (02) 9273 1414

Email: library@sl.nsw.gov.au

Website: https://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/research-and-collections/ask-librarian

Reference Number

Quote this number to access your records: State Library of New South Wales - Manuscripts & Pictures Call Number, MLMSS 6039

Records Location


This collection of records of the Church Missionary Society of New South Wales includes records relevant to the evacuation of Aboriginal children and women from Croker Island in the Northern Territory, and other parts of the NT, in World War I. A Guide to these records is available in the reading room of the Mitchell Library.

Access Conditions

These records are restricted, please contact the State Library of New South Wales and they will assist you in accessing the records. This may involve contacting the Church Missionary Society for approval. Once permission to access these items has been granted please allow a week for these items to be retrieved from offsite storage.


The series relevant to Milleewa and Mulgoa are:

  • Minute Books of the Aboriginal Committee, 1937 – 1981
  • Series 3.1.2 Box 34 File of Marjorie Port who was the Superintendent of the Ashfield Home
  • Series 3.1.2 Box 23 File of Helen H. Adler
  • Series 3.1.2 Box 25 File Emily I. May Dove

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