Series VPRS 7856
Bound Circulated Photographs and Criminal Offences of Convicted Persons
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Date Range: Series 1924 - ? 1954
  Series in Custody 1924 - 1954
  Contents 1924 - 1954
Public Access: Part 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
1924 - 1954 South Australia Police Department VA 2967
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1989 - cont Public Record Office [also known as Public Record Office Victoria from c.1996] VA 683
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  • How to use the Records
    Consult consignment details for records of interest.

  • Function / Content
    This series was transferred to the custody of the Public Record Office Victoria [PROV] by the Public Record Office of South Australia which stated in its covering letter that this material was regularly circulated between Police Forces of all states. They were apparently bound for reference by the Criminal Investigations Bureau in South Australia to whom it was sent.

    The series includes:
    - original photographs of convicted persons
    - listed offences and prior convictions
    - place and date of birth
    - details of arrival in Australia (if applicable)
    - education details
    - distinguishing physical features
    - 'VR' number reference
    - Docket number reference.

    Volume 56 was missing from the consignment transferred to PROV.

  • Recordkeeping System
    System of Arrangement/Control

    Series in custody:
    Numbered volumes, each containing 300 cases, arranged in chronological sequences.

    Contents in custody:
    chronological sequence by date on which photograph of convicted person was taken.

    Range of Control Symbols

    Series: 1 - ?
    Series in custody: 1 - 68
    Contents in custody: 1:1 - 68:300

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Consignment Number Contents Date Range Public Access No. of Units
P0001 1924 - 1954 Part Open 68
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