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Western Australia - Archival Collection

Fairbridge Society and Fairbridge Farm School Pinjarra, Records (c. 1908 - 1981)

c. 1908
Reference No
MN 62
Legal Status
State Library of Western Australia Call Number

Fairbridge Society and Fairbridge Farm School Pinjarra, Records is a collection of records of the Fairbridge Society and the Fairbridge Farm School, Pinjarra, held in the Battye Library's Private Archives Collection at the State Library of Western Australia. This collection is identified by the manuscript number MN 62. The Fairbridge collection contains administration and personal records. To protect people's privacy, access to the personal files of people who were in Fairbridge Farm School is restricted.


The Battye Library has created finding aids (known as Manuscript Notes or MNs) to assist people to access information in this collection. The finding aid MN 62 shows that the following information is held in the Fairbridge Society collection of records:

  • Accounts 1950-1967; Balance Sheets 1946-1974; Estimates 1956-1967;
  • Albums
  • Constitution of the Fairbridge Farm School Child Immigration Society of WA
  • Correspondence 1908-1970
  • Diaries 1963
  • Files 1912-1981
  • Forms
  • Information sheets
  • Invitations 1979
  • Journals 1913-1944
  • Letter books 1909-1916
  • Manuscripts
  • Maps
  • Minute books 1914-1973
  • Miscellaneous 1909-1927
  • News cuttings 1909-1977
  • Note books 1911-1923
  • Orders of service 1931-1979
  • Personal papers
  • Photographs
  • Plans
  • Programs
  • Reports 1947-1949
  • Scrap books 1927-1937
  • Visitors books 1933-1954
  • Records about the Big Brother Movement are also included.

Access Conditions

Access to these records is restricted to protect the privacy of individuals. Proof of identity is required. You are very welcome to enquire.

Prepared by: Debra Rosser