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Western Australia - Archival Series

Papers, 1948-1997 [manuscript] [Cosgrove] (1948 - 1997)

Reference No
MN 1621
Legal Status
State Library of Western Australia Call Number

'Papers, 1948-1997' is a series of items donated by Oliver Cosgrove to the State Library of Western Australia in 1998. Oliver Cosgrove was sent as a child migrant to Western Australia as one of many children in the post-war Catholic migration scheme. The items are described in more detail in a manuscript note.


Access Conditions

Available for reference, not for loan.


According to the State Library of Western Australia catalogue, this contains:
Correspondence with Child Migrants Trust (U.K.), Catholic Welfare Council, and Catholic Bishop's Conference of England and Wales Social Welfare Committee, and VOICES; correspondence relating to Clontarf and Castledare orphanages; file of correspondence, submissions and research notes relating to the Select Committee into Child Migration; file of correspondence and other papers relating to search for his own family in Ireland; records of the British Federation of Social Workers relating to child migration; records relating to the WA Institutions Reconciliations Trust.


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Prepared by: Debra Rosser