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South Australia - Archival Series

Faith Thomas [Photographs] (1929 - 1957)

Colebrook Home

Reference No
PRG 769
Legal Status
State Library of South Australia Archival Number

Faith Thomas [Photographs] is an archival collection at the State Library of South Australia. It comprises 4 albums of photographs compiled by Sisters Hyde and Rutter, former matrons of Colebrook Home, and bequeathed to Faith Thomas. Contents - Typescript outline of whole collection at beginning of first volume. Names of some children and adults appear in captions, together with location and probable year. Includes photographs of Colebrook Home. Places where photographs were taken include Ooldea, Oodnadatta, Nepabunna, Swan Reach and Quorn missions. Quantity: 4 albums.


Access Conditions

Researchers can have access to documents, photographs, recordings and transcripts held at the State Library of South Australia on presenting their Readers Ticket. Readers Tickets are available from the Library. Records, recordings and transcripts can only be used in the Somerville Reading Room and are not available for borrowing.

Access to some material at the State Library may require written permission from the person or organisation that deposited the records.


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