Series VPRS 7535
Correspondence Files
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Date Range: Series By 1912 - ? 1929
  Series in Custody 1912 - 1929
  Contents 1912 - 1929
Public Access: Open
Location: North Melbourne
Format of Records: Physical
 
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Date Range Agency Title Agency Number
1912 - 1929 Lara Inebriate Retreat VA 2849
1913 - 1929 Brightside Inebriate Retreat VA 2850
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2009 - cont Department of Health III VA 4921
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  • Function / Content
    This series comprises inward correspondence to the "Inebriate Retreats" of "Lara", a Government institution for males, and "Brightside", the female equivalent, run by the Salvation Army.

    The series contains correspondence from hospitals and other licensed homes such as "Mount Ida", Glenholme", "Merton", "Sunnyside" and includes reports on:

    - the condition of patients,
    - admissions,
    - case histories,
    - death,
    - discharge or removal reports,
    - complaints,
    - staffing
    - employment applications, and
    - even menus.

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P0001 1912 - 1929 Open 1
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