Aborigines Welfare Board
These files pertain to such matters as: reports on conditions of reserves; case histories of ex-wards of the Board; acquisitions of land; purchase and construction of houses; repair and maintenance of properties; tenancies; home loans; education grants; exemption applications (permits to drink); and social and financial aid to Aborigines. Files relating to general administrative matters are also included. Many files contain maps and plans from the Government Architect's Office; other files include black and white prints. The exemption applications usually contain photographs of the applicants.
This series is located at the State Records Western Sydney Records Centre,
Reference no: 8/2754-3045, AO Document No. 177.
Quantity: 292 boxes, 1 document.
Due to the sensitive nature of these records access is restricted. Persons wishing to view these records must first contact the Department of Aboriginal Affairs.
An index to the Correspondence files, 1945-1969 was compiled by Ken Brindle in 1987. A copy of this index is held by State Records NSW and also by the Department of Aboriginal Affairs. The index, like the files, is restricted.
Prepared by: Naomi Parry
Created: 28 March 2012, Last modified: 9 July 2020