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New South Wales - Archival Collection

Dreadnought Association - records, 1890-1997 (1890 - 1997)

Reference No
MLMSS 6448 / Boxes 1, 3-8 and Boxes 2X, 9X-10X MLMSS 6448 / Boxes 2X, 9X-10X
Legal Status
State Library of New South Wales - Manuscripts & Pictures Call Number

This is a collection of records of the Dreadnought Association, which was formed in the 1970s by former 'Dreadnought boys' (child migrants brought to Australia by the Dreadnought Trust). The records relate to to child migration and to the Government Agricultural Farm at Scheyville.


Access Conditions

Please contact the State Library of New South Wales for information about access.


The State Library of New South Wales' online catalogue has a detailed listing of the contents of this collection. The records include:

  • minutes of meetings of the Dreadnought Trust and the Dreadnought Association
  • correspondence
  • registers of apprentices at Department of Agriculture farms
  • personal histories of 'Dreadnought boys'
  • newsletters
  • photographs
  • scrapbooks

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Prepared by: Naomi Parry