• Archival Series

Sister's Day And Night Report Books, Benevolent Society of New South Wales

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 6091


The Sister’s Day And Night Report Books for Scarba House are the day and night shift report books from 1966 to 1971. They record admissions and discharges, name of the child, general medical condition and symptoms, the medication and treatment given and instructions to nursing staff.

Access Conditions

These records are restricted and written permission from the Benevolent Society must be obtained. At the time of application proof of ID and/or proof of relationship to the person in the records must be provided. For preservation purposes you may only be able to access a copy of the original record. Contact the State Library of New South Wales for assistance in applying for access to the collection.


This series is arranged chronologically and there are 16 volumes.

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