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Western Australia - Archival Collection

Warburton Mission (1958 - 1961)

  • Warburton Mission, 1958-1961

    Warburton Mission, 1958-1961, 1958 - 1961, by Young, Mervyn, courtesy of State Library of Western Australia.
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From
1958
To
1961
Reference No
BA1409
Legal Status
State Library of Western Australia Call Number

Warburton Mission is a collection of 120 coloured slides created by Mervyn Young between 1958 and 1961 when he was a missionary at Warburton Mission. The slides are held by the State Library of Western Australia and the collection is made up of 3 groups of photos which have digitised versions of the images available online. The collection includes images of staff, buildings and Aboriginal families.

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Access Conditions

The images are available online. Access to the originals is restricted due to preservation reasons. The images are for personal use only, to publish or display them, contact the State Library of Western Australia.

Records

The Warburton Mission collection is made up of 3 groups:

  • Warburton Range missions, missionaries and Aboriginal people : part one
    Call Number: BA1409/1-40
    In this group photos include images of children, adults and facilities at Warburton Mission. There is also a photo of nearby Cosmo Newbery Mission. The series includes photographs of missionaries Mervyn and Joy Young and Iris and William Wade and Heather Mollenhauer, nurse missionary.
  • Warburton Range missions, missionaries and Aboriginal people : part two
    Call Number: BA1409/41-80
    Photographs in this group are of children, adults and facilities at Warburton Mission. There are also images of missionaries Mervyn and Joy Young.
  • Warburton Range missions, missionaries and Aboriginal people : part three.
    Call Number: BA1409/81-120
    Photographs in this group are of children, adults and facilities at Warburton Range Native Mission, Cosmo Newbery Mission and Mount Margaret Mission. The photos include images of the missionaries Mervyn and Joy Young and Sam Mollenhauer.

The captions used for the digital images have come from slide mounts.

The photographer, Mervyn Young, was a missionary at Warburton Mission in the late fifties and his wife, a nurse, ran the hospital.

Publications

Online Resources

Photos

Arriving, Warburton Mission, 1958-1961
Title
Arriving, Warburton Mission, 1958-1961
Type
Image
Date
1958 - 1961
Creator
Young, Mervyn
Publisher
State Library of Western Australia

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Hospital, Warburton Mission, 1958-1961
Title
Hospital, Warburton Mission, 1958-1961
Type
Image
Date
1958 - 1961
Creator
Young, Mervyn
Publisher
State Library of Western Australia

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Milking, Warburton Mission, 1958-1961
Title
Milking, Warburton Mission, 1958-1961
Type
Image
Date
1958 - 1961
Creator
Young, Mervyn
Publisher
State Library of Western Australia

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Warburton Mission, 1958-1961
Title
Warburton Mission, 1958-1961
Type
Image
Date
1958 - 1961
Creator
Young, Mervyn
Publisher
State Library of Western Australia

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Prepared by: Nicola Laurent and Deb Rosser