Series VPRS 12654
Outward Registered Correspondence (Treasurer's Branch)
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Date Range: Series 1853 - ? 1857
  Series in Custody 1853 - 1854
  Contents 1853 - 1854
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
1853 - 1857 Central Roads Board VA 2803
Agency currently responsible for this SeriesAgency currently responsible for this Series
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Date Range Agency Title Agency Number
1996 - cont Roads Corporation (also known as VicRoads) VA 2982
Description of this SeriesDescription of this Series
  • How to use the Records
    Consult the Records Description List and the indexes placed at the front of each volume. The correspondence in this series is registered in VPRS 1116 Register of Outward Correspondence.

  • Function / Content
    The Central Road Board (VA 2803) was established circa March 1853 with responsibility for the formation, construction, improvement, management and maintenance of proclaimed main roads and bridges and for the co-ordination of the works undertaken by the District Road Boards. The primary officers were the Secretary, Treasurer and an Inspector-General of Roads. The Central Road Board was abolished on 1 January 1858 and succeeded by the Department of Roads and Bridges (VA 2964) which operated under the statutory control of the Board of Land and Works (VA 744).

    The volumes in this series contain copies of the outward correspondence of the Treasurer to the Board concerned with the costing of and allocation of financial resources to the projects undertaken by the Board.

    VPRS 12654/P1 was formerly registered as Units 6 and 7 of VPRS 1122 Outward Unregistered Correspondence.

  • Recordkeeping System
    Correspondence is arranged in consecutive number order. The correspondence was given a General Number and a Branch Number shown by being preceded by the letter T. At the front of each volume an alphabetical listing provides an index to the addressees of the correspondence.

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Indexes and RegistersIndexes and Registers
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1853 - 1857 Register of Outward Correspondence VPRS 1116
Controlled SeriesControlled Series
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Previous SeriesPrevious Series
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Transfer Date Series Title Series Number
1853 - 1853 Letter Book and Memoranda (Colonial Engineer) VPRS 12655
Subsequent SeriesSubsequent Series
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Transfer Date Series Title Series Number
- 1857 Outward Registered Correspondence VPRS 1118
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Consignment Number Contents Date Range Public Access No. of Units
P0001 1853 - 1854 Open 2
Indexes and RegistersIndexes and Registers
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1853 - 1857 Register of Outward Correspondence VPRS 1116
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