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New South Wales - Archival Series

Sister's Day And Night Report Books (1966 - 1971)

Benevolent Society of New South Wales

Reference No
MLMSS 6091
Legal Status
State Library of New South Wales - Manuscripts & Pictures Call Number

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.


Online Resources

Sources used to compile this entry: Thinee, Kristy and Bradford, Tracy, Connecting Kin: Guide to Records, A guide to help people separated from their families search for their records [completed in 1998], New South Wales Department of Community Services, Sydney, New South Wales, 1998,

Prepared by: Melissa Downing