Series VPRS 882
Register of Applications for Aid
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Date Range: Series ? 1859 - ? 1861
  Series in Custody 1859 - 1861
  Contents 1859 - 1861
Public Access: Open
Location: North Melbourne
Format of Records: Physical
 
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1859 - 1861 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
    Consult the alphabetical index of places at the front of the volume for information pertaining to a specific place or application for aid.

  • Function / Content
    Individual schools were able to apply to the National Schools Board for aid in their operations. This series provides a summary of these applications. Details given are the number, name and locality of the school, the nature of the aid required, the amount of money, the date of the application and remarks. Aid was requested for the building and maintenance of schools and for the provision of furniture and fittings.

    The remarks column was used to record such information as the dates of operation of the school, to elaborate on the nature of the problem aid had been applied for, the efforts and contributions of Local Patrons and the decision of the Board in the matter. Correspondence reference numbers are given. Related correspondence may be found in VPRS 880 Inwards Registered Correspondence and the deliberations of the Board in VPRS 876 Minute Books.

  • Recordkeeping System
    Details are entered chronologically by date of receipt. An alphabetical index by locality with the number of the page upon which details appear is given at the front of the volume.

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