Series VPRS 876
Minute Books
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Date Range: Series 1852 - 1862
  Series in Custody 1852 - 1862
  Contents 1852 - 1862
Public Access: Open
Location: North Melbourne
Format of Records: Physical
 
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Date Range Agency Title Agency Number
1852 - 1862 National School Board VA 919
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1992 - cont Department of Education VA 3098
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  • How to use the Records
    1. Consult the Consignment Details for the volume dealing with the time period for which information is required.

    2. For Units 2 and 3, consult the alphabetical subject index for references to places or subjects for which information is required. Note below the special arrangement of the index for Unit 2.

  • Function / Content
    This series consists of the official minutes of the National Schools Board. Details given include the details of the date of the meeting and the members present. Matters dealt with by the Board and decided upon included school formation and establishment, the appointment of teachers and Local Patrons, inspection of schools, the development and administration of Model Schools and training programs for teachers and finance for schools and for the operations of the Board.

    Where business arose from correspondence received, correspondence reference numbers are given. The correspondence may be seen in VPRS 880 Inwards Registered Correspondence with any responses ordered by the Board being in VPRS 878 Outwards Registered Correspondence.

    The extent of business often meant that meetings were adjourned.

  • Recordkeeping System
    Meetings are recorded in chronological order, each meeting being given a consecutive number.

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P0000 1852 - 1862 Open 3
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