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South Australia - Archival Series

Commonwealth Railways Correspondence (1946? - 1961?)

Gerard Mission Children's Dormitory

Reference No
Box 51, Murray River Mission
Legal Status
United Aborigines Mission Archives Reference Number

Letters to and from Commonwealth Railways. A small number of documents relate to the establishment of the Gerard Mission and general claims for child endowment, not including names. Quantity: 1 folder.


Access Conditions

To make an enquiry with regard to personal records which may be held by the UAM Archives, you will need to fill out a form entitled 'Request for details of personal information held by the United Aborigines Mission'. This form requires the provision of personal details and as much information as possible with regard to the home in which they were resident. Dates of admission and discharge are also required. The UAM will search records free of charge subject to the researcher signing the following agreement, included on the form:

1. That the UAM has no obligation to ensure that any information which it has in its records is found;

2. That you release UAM from any action, suit, claim or demand in respect of any act or omission of UAM and its servants and agents in respect of the subject of your inquiry.

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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