The images are available online. The collection is under copyright until 2025. Contact the National Library of Australia to copy or order copies of the images.
The Australian Inland Mission Collection covers all aspects of the Australian Inland Mission and its work since it began. The photos have a particular focus on the missions in Dunbar, Birdsville, Innamincka, Broome, Carnarvon, Oodnadatta, Darwin, Alice Springs, Tennant Creek, Beltana, Victoria River Downs and Port Hedland. The photograph subject's include portraits and conditions of Aborigines, ministers of the Mission and their families, the doctors and nurses of the Aerial Medical Service.
The collection consists of around 50 boxes of photographic material ; gelatin silver, glass slides, glass negatives and nitrate negatives. 3,198 transparencies and negatives; glass, b&w : 8.2 x 8.2 cm.
There are more records about the Australian Inland Mission at the National Library of Australia than are in this collection. The Australian Inland Mission collection comprises a number of manuscript collections, as well as photographs and oral history interviews. Please consult the online finding aid called Australian Inland Mission for more information.
We do not currently have any records linked to this organisation, but records may exist. The Find & Connect Support Service can help people who lived in orphanages and children's institutions look for their records.
31 August 2017
Cite this: http://www.findandconnect.gov.au/guide/wa/WE01499
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