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Infants' Home (Ashfield, N.S.W.) records, 1874-1966

Collection Title
Infants' Home (Ashfield, N.S.W.) records, 1874-1966
Repository
Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales
Reference
MLMSS 2983
Date Range
1874 - 1966
Creator
Infants' Home (Ashfield, New South Wales) (1874 - )
Description

This collection consists of minute books which describe the weekly events in the Home including information about applicants, children and their families 1874-1965, other records of inmates 1875-1964, letterbooks, 1874-1896, a visitors' book 1875-1899, Emily Trollope's diary of the Home, 1875-1876, financial records, 1885-1893 as well as newscuttings 1877-1966 and photographs, ca. 1890.

Quantity
1.85 m
Access
Restricted: Written authority from Ashfield Infants Home is required prior to access.

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