Children's Protection Society (Vic.)
Records, 1896-1985, [manuscript], Children's Protection Society (Vic.), MS 10384, are held at the State Library of Victoria. The records date from 1896 to 1985. They include children's case histories for the Central and Barwon regions, financial records, press cuttings and some photographs.
Any person wishing to view material must contact the Children's Protection Society. The Children's Protection Society will liase directly with the State Library on the client's behalf.
The collection of Children's Protection Society Records at the State Library of Victoria includes (NOTE: There are some gaps in the dates):
There is a finding aid with more details about the contents of this collection, titled: 'Children's Protection Society (Vic.) - Records 1896 - 1972 - MS 10384'. In the finding aid, the collection is referred to as Children's Protection Society Records, 1896 - 1985'.
According to Manuscript Librarian at the SLV, : "If you look at the finding aid, you will note the file numbers start at 3000. We do not know where any earlier files are housed and we have none post 1985." (email dated September 2015).
Sources used to compile this entry: Children's Protection Society (Vic.) - Records, 1896 - 1972 - MS 10384, 1985?, http://handle.slv.vic.gov.au/10381/265345; Email correspondence with Sandra Burt, Manuscript Librarian at the State Library of Victoria (16 September 2015), held in the project files at the University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre. SLV Catalogue entry for MS 10384 - Records, 1896-1985, [manuscript], Children's Protection Society (Vic.), URL http://search.slv.vic.gov.au/MAIN:SLV_VOYAGER1634128, date accessed 9 October 2015.
Prepared by: Rosemary Francis
Created: 5 October 2011, Last modified: 26 April 2016