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South Australia - Archival Series

Miscellaneous Correspondence and other documents (1960 - 1964)

Karingal Youth Hostel


Miscellaneous Correspondence and other documents relating to the Karingal Youth Hostel mostly concern the closure of home and its transfer to the Department for Social Welfare. One manila folder contains lists of names and addresses of boys and copies of questionnaires anonymously fi lled out in response to the request for feedback, 1964. Documents include a blank form titled Application for Admission.


Access Conditions

For access to records related to former Church of England and Anglican Children's Homes and other institutions held at the Anglican Archives please contact the Diocesan Archivist.

Many records contain personal information. In order to maintain the confidentiality of other people, a written application for information is required, and proof of the identity of the applicant needs to be provided. Where the request is about someone other than the applicant, permission from that person or other evidence of eligibility to access that information must be provided.

The Anglican Archives is not open to the public. Requests for records need to be made in writing. An appointment can be made to discuss records if required.

The Archives does not charge any fees to former residents of Church of England/Anglican Homes seeking their records.


Online Resources

Sources used to compile this entry: George, Karen, 'Section 1:14', Finding your own way, Nunkuwarrin Yunti of South Australia Inc., 2005,

Prepared by: Karen George and Rachel Tropea