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Benevolent Society of New South Wales records, 1813-1995

Collection Title
Benevolent Society of New South Wales records, 1813-1995
Repository
Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales
Reference
MLMSS 6091
Date Range
1813 - 1995
Creator
Benevolent Society of New South Wales (1813 - )
Description

Minutes of various committees; business papers and agenda books; record of centenary celebration; acts, by-laws, rules and regulations; registers; financial records; newscuttings; inmates and patient records; records of the Royal Hospital for Women; records of the Renwick Hospital for Infants; records of Scarba House; records of community and welfare services; secretary's correspondance and subject files;

Formats
232 boxes and 123 volumes and 31 outsize items
Quantity
75 m
Access
Restricted: - - Written permission from the Benevolent Society must be obtained: permission is granted for use for 10 years only. Fees apply. Special restrictions on boxes 41-45, 50-53, 56, 58 and 59.
Finding Aid

The records are described in the publication 'Guide to the Records of the Benevolent Society of New South Wales, 1813-1995, in the Mitchell Library, State Library of NSW'. The guide (140 pages) may be consulted in the Mitchell Library Reading Room.

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