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South Australia - Archival Series

Miscellaneous correspondence and reports (1893 - 1962)

St John's Boys Town


Miscellaneous documents including correspondence, reports and news clippings relating to establishment, rules and regulations of home. Many later documents concern transfer of home from Brothers of St John the Baptist to Salesians of Don Bosco. No documents concern individual admissions or provide names of boys.


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Online Resources

Sources used to compile this entry: George, Karen, Finding your own way, Nunkuwarrin Yunti of South Australia Inc., 2005,

Prepared by: Karen George and Gary George