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South Australia - Archival Series

Koonibba Children's Home Record Book (1938 - 1953)

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Photocopy of original register. Volume begins with index to surnames giving page reference. Kinds and amounts of information provided under each entry vary but generally include: (1) Name, (2) Date when entered, (3) Father's name, (4) Mother's name, (5) Born, (6) Went for holidays (with dates). Sometimes
entries include discharge date, information on where the child went on discharge, health information, comments on behaviour, marriage etc. Quantity: 1 photocopied volume.


Access Conditions

Most records at the Lutheran Archvies are available for inspection. Some records have closed or restricted access. Some private records that are less than 30 years old may not be opened for research without written premission. The Archives does not have a comprehensive catalogue of its holdings. Researchers are invited to discuss the nature of their research and the information they are seeking with the Archivist, who will endeavour to find relevant records in the collection.

Opening hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9.30 am-4.30pm. Closed Wednesdays, weekends and public holidays.


Online Resources

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

Prepared by: Karen George and Gary George