Records and Archives, Children's Institutions is an archival collection held by the Sisters of Mercy, Brisbane Congregation. The collection contains records relating to children's institutions and out-of-home care facilities run by the Sisters of Mercy. It includes admission information, files, historical information, documents, annual reports, memorabilia and photos.
Requests for personal information need to be made in writing. This information can be gained by anyone who is able to identify themselves as having a right to personal information. A computer print-out is available of all information recorded from the books of original entry. Physical access to the records is not available due to their fragility and the need to protect the privacy of others.
This archival collection contains records relating to Fatima Home for Children, Holy Cross Home, Holy Cross Retreat, and the Industrial School for Girls, Wooloowin. It also includes records from St Vincent's Orphanage in Nudgee.
The following records exist for Fatima Home for Children, Toowoomba:
The following records exist for the Holy Cross Retreat, Wooloowin:
Prepared by: Caroline Evans
Created: 9 June 2014, Last modified: 16 July 2018