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South Australia - Archival Series

Photographs (1924 - 1964)

Oodnadatta Children's Home


The State Library holds a collection of 27 photographs relating to the UAM mission and children's home at Oodnadatta, held under the subject heading 'Oodnadatta Mission (S Aust)'. These are held within the 'Oodnadatta Collection' which comprises 304 images. Mission photographs date mostly from 1949 and were placed in the Mortlock Library by missionaries, Mr Noel and Mrs Iris Wiley. Photos of children and staff are included in the collection. Quantity: 27 photographs.


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