The Records of the Immigrants' Aid Society are held by the Royal Melbourne Hospital Archives. The Immigrants' Aid Society was a predecessor institution to the Royal Melbourne Hospital - Royal Park Campus (formerly known as Mount Royal Hospital).
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The Royal Melbourne Hospital Archives hold records of the Immigrants' Aid Society (Accession 1346) including admissions (from 1885), roll books (from 1880), an index to inmates (1884-85, 1889), statistical register of inmates (1878-1884), and minutes. Salient information from the minutes of the monthly committee meetings, including names and details of those who died in the Home, was regularly reported in the Melbourne newspapers in the nineteenth century.
Prepared by: Helen Morgan
Created: 24 August 2017