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New South Wales - Archival Series

Observation Books [Kinchela Aboriginal Public School] (1934 - 1961)

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These books contain inspection reports for Kinchela Aboriginal Public School, which was likely attended by children from Kinchela Training Home for Aboriginal Boys. The inspection reports include general remarks about the management of the school, relationships between staff and students, discipline of the students, attendance, and the range and effectiveness of the teaching. These books are held at the University of New England and Regional Archives, and controlled by Museums of History NSW (State Archives).


Access Conditions

These records are open, and available for public access. To access these records please contact Museums of History NSW (State Archives).


These records are unlikely to contain details about children who attended the school, although individuals may be mentioned in these reports. However, the reports are likely to provide information about conditions at the school and the experiences of children who attended it.

Prepared by: Constance Thurley-Hart