This archival collection titled Sydney City Mission records, 1862-1983, including minute books and historical papers, held by the State Library of New South Wales contains records dated from 1862 to 1983 relating to Sydney City Mission.
People wishing to access these records should contact the State Library of New South Wales. Individuals may be required to provide identification or contact Mission Australia to protect the privacy of individuals who may be mentioned in the records. Mission Australia's policy is to give individuals access to information about them upon request so they can review and correct details. If access is denied then Mission Australia will justify their stance. As a first point of contact however all enquiries should be directed to the State Library of New South Wales.
This is a very large collection and has been divided into many archival series (or parts). They make up a total of 52 boxes and 32 volumes and include a variety of record types and relate to a number of homes related to the Sydney City Mission.
This archival collection contains records of children's homes, including Mt Gibraltar at Bowral, Cowley House at Cronulla and Haddon Hall at Woodford, and may relate to Lawson Cottage and Stonehaven. This collection includes manuscripts, historical papers, financial records and annual reports. It includes photographs and audio-visual material from the children's homes, and registers of children's names from the homes.
Prepared by: Naomi Parry
Created: 14 May 2014, Last modified: 15 December 2014