Series VPRS 10257
Index To Correspondence
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Date Range: Series 1894 - 1935
  Series in Custody 1901 - 1920
  Contents 1901 - 1920
Public Access: Open
Location: North Melbourne
Format of Records: Physical
 
Agency which created this SeriesAgency which created this Series
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1894 - 1935 Victoria Police (including Office of the Chief Commissioner of Police) VA 724
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1853 - cont Victoria Police (including Office of the Chief Commissioner of Police) VA 724
Description of this SeriesDescription of this Series
  • How to use the Records
    Consult the Records Description List for the unit containing the index for a particular year. For correspondence referring to a particular subject consult the records under that subject heading. Subjects are arranged alphabetically by name.

  • Function / Content
    The Victoria Police was formed with the passing of the 1853 Act for the Regulation of the Police Force. This vested overall responsibility for the police in a Chief Commissioner appointed by the Governor and established a system for the appointment of other officers with the terms and conditions of their employment. The Office of the Chief Commissioner of Police performed an essential role in central management and administration of the Police Force providing central control, supervision, administration and coordination.

    This series provides an index to the inwards correspondence registered in VPRS 675 Register of Correspondence. The index gives the registered annual single number of the piece of correspondence. This correspondence was filed in register number order and is held in VPRS 807 Inwards Correspondence, Annual Single Number.

  • Recordkeeping System
    A series of subjects is arranged alphabetically for each year. Correspondence is listed under the appropriate subject with the registered number from VPRS 675 Register of Correspondence.

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1894 - 1935 Inward Correspondence Files VPRS 807
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Consignment Number Contents Date Range Public Access No. of Units
P0000 1901 - 1920 Open 20
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