Series VPRS 880
Inwards Registered Correspondence
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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
 
Agency which created this SeriesAgency which created this Series
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Date Range Agency Title Agency Number
1852 - 1862 National School Board VA 919
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2015 - cont Department of Education and Training II VA 5035
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  • Function / Content
    This series contains correspondence sent to the National Schools Board and registered by it in VPRS 879 Registers of Inwards Correspondence. The series consists of correspondence from schools, from other Government officers and departments, from principals, teachers and inspectors and reports from inspectors and sessional teachers. Other Inspectors' Reports may be found in VPRS 1406 School Inspectors' Reports.

    Correspondence has had placed on it the registered number, the date of receipt by the Board, a summary of subject matter and annotations by the officers of the Board who dealt with it. Letters arriving at about the same time from a number of writers on the same subject have been grouped together in cover sheets. A summary of the proposed action and / or reply may be written on these cover sheets.

    Correspondence deals with such matters as proposals for the establishment of schools, matters relating to committees of Local Patrons of schools, the provision and maintenance of buildings, furniture and requisites, the appointment and management of teachers and applications for grants.

  • Recordkeeping System
    Correspondence with respect to schools is arranged according to school name in chronological order and registered number order. Other correspondence is arranged by subject in chronological order.

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Indexes and RegistersIndexes and Registers
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1852 - 1862 Registers of Inwards Correspondence VPRS 879
1862 - 1862 Index To Inward Correspondence Registers VPRS 4820
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- 1862 Inwards Registered Correspondence VPRS 903
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Consignment Number Contents Date Range Public Access No. of Units
P0000 1852 - 1862 Open 73
Indexes and RegistersIndexes and Registers
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1852 - 1862 Registers of Inwards Correspondence VPRS 879
1862 - 1862 Index To Inward Correspondence Registers VPRS 4820
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