Port Keats, Catholic Mission - Northern Territory is a correspondence file kept by the Commonwealth Department of Territories. It contains letters, memorandums and reports related to the mission at Port Keats. The file includes correspondence between the Roman Catholic Church, the mission, and the Northern Territory administration.
'Open with exception'.
This file has been digitised and is open with exception which means parts of the file are still closed. A digitised version is available for viewing through Recordsearch. Information about how to access records through Recordsearch is also available on the website.
This file begins with correspondence about the establishment of the mission at Port Keats. It also includes inspection reports on the mission and letters from anthropologist, WEH Stanner. Inspection reports from the 1950s describe the operation of the dormitory system on the mission. The file also contains some newpaper clippings.
Sources used to compile this entry: Port Keats, Catholic Mission - Northern Territory [Document], Date: 1934 - 1955.
Prepared by: Karen George and Gary George
Created: 25 June 2012, Last modified: 26 November 2020