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Western Australia - Archival Collection

Western Australian Foundation for Deaf Children, records (1897 - 1999)

State Library of Western Australia

Reference No
MN 2742
Legal Status
State Library of Western Australia Call Number

'Western Australian Foundation for Deaf Children, records' is a collection of records from the West Australian Deaf and Dumb Institution, the West Australian School for the Deaf and Dumb and the WA School for Deaf Children. These are held in the Battye Library's Private Archives Collection.There are students' reports, files and medical records, organisational records, diaries and correspondence in the collection, which includes a list of 'restricted files' (at 7576A/32) and a 'register of pupils' dated 1897-1956 (at 7576A/29).


Access Conditions

Please contact the State Library to request access to this collection as the items are held in storage. To protect the privacy of individuals, access restrictions may apply to some records.

Related Organisations


Online Resources

Sources used to compile this entry: 'Western Australian Foundation for Deaf Children records, 1897-1999 [manuscript]', in State Library of Western Australia website, State Library of Western Australia, 6 January 2011,

Prepared by: Debra Rosser