St. Elizabeth's Home for Girls, Records is a collection of records dating from 1926 to 1976 and held by the University of Newcastle Library's Cultural Collections. St. Elizabeth's Home for Girls, Records is part of the Diocese of Newcastle Children's Homes collection. The collection consists of correspondence files, record books, meeting minutes, matron's reports, child allowance claims, press clippings and photographs.
Access to these records is governed by the Samaritans Foundation (which was previously known as the Newcastle Anglican Board of Social Work). People wishing to access these records need to contact the Samaritans Foundation to obtain permission. Proof of identity may be required. Access is provided in accordance with privacy laws - former residents of St Elizabeth's Girls' Home are able to access their personal records and information relating directly to them. The Samaritans Foundation can provide support and counselling if required.
St. Elizabeth's Home for Girls, Records collection has records about the admission of individual children and contains administrative records such as correspondence and minutes that also have information about individual children and families.
Records in this collection have been indexed by University of Newcastle as part of the Records Access Documentation Grants in 2017.
The collection includes the following records:
Sources used to compile this entry: This entry has been updated with information received from the record holders as part of the Records Access Documentation grants. The source documents are held in the eScholarship Research Centre files at the University of Melbourne.
Prepared by: Nicola Laurent
Created: 11 July 2017, Last modified: 11 August 2017