Records of the Uniting Church in Australia Frontier Services is a large collection of documentary, photographic and other records related to the work of the Australian Inland Mission (AIM) and its successor, the Uniting Church Frontier Services. The AIM ran the Australian Inland Mission Hostel in Alice Springs.
This collection is partly restricted and permission from Uniting Church Frontier Services may be required to access some later records. State Library staff can assist you with information about access to these records a finding aid is available in the Library.
The Records of the Australian Inland Mission and the Uniting Church Frontier Service Collection is very large and comprises a wide range of records relating to all of the activities of the AIM and its successor, Frontier Services. The records include administrative records, minutes of meetings, correspondence and financial records and other files, some of which are related to the Australian Inland Mission Hostel in Alice Springs.
The collection also includes diaries, registers, press cuttings, photographs, glass slides, maps, leaflets, booklets and public relations material.
There are more records about the Australian Inland Mission at the National Library of Australia than are in this collection. The Australian Inland Mission collection comprises a number of manuscript collections, as well as photographs and oral history interviews. Please consult the online finding aid called Australian Inland Mission for more information.
Prepared by: Karen George and Gary George
Created: 6 September 2011, Last modified: 11 May 2015