- Repository State Library of Victoria
- Reference Accession no: MS 10384
- Date Range 1896 - 1985
Records include: files relating to children (1921 – 1968); copy letter books; minute books; ledgers; cash books; press cuttings; printed material relating to the Children’s Services Acts and related matters; photographs; statistical sheets ( 1961 – 1970); and letters and press cuttings concerning St Martin’s and St John’s Homes ( 1936 – 1939) and Newhaven Boys’ Home (1934). In the view of Dorothy Scott and Shurlee Swain, this intact set of case records ‘provides a unique window into a century of child protection practice’.
- Quantity 47 boxes 7.9 m
- Access Restricted
- Finding Aid Descriptive list available (5 p.).