Series VPRS 12722
Subject Index to General Correspondence Files, Multiple Number System
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Date Range: Series 1983 - ? 1986
  Series in Custody ? 1983 - ? 1986
  Contents ? 1983 - ? 1986
Public Access: Open
Location: North Melbourne
Format of Records: Physical
 
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1983 - 1986 Department of Transport (known as Ministry of Transport 1951 to 1992) VA 673
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1996 - cont Department of Infrastructure VA 3971
Description of this SeriesDescription of this Series
  • How to use the Records
    Each subject index card lists the files created for the appropriate subject by file number. Take down the file number and refer to the rConsignment Details for VPRS 12637 General Correspondence Files, Multiple Number System and retrieve the unit that holds your file.

    Note: if you cannot find the file you want it may be because some files from this system were culled and destroyed. Entries on some File Registration Cards; Multiple Number System VPRS 12636 have been stamped 'destroyed'.

  • Function / Content
    This series of subject index cards was created to provide a quick method of locating file numbers if the subject matter of correspondence was known.

    The subject index consisted of cards raised for each secondary heading on which was listed all the files raised on that subject.

    The information recorded on the cards included:
    Subject index headings
    Primary and secondary file registration numbers
    File title and number

  • Recordkeeping System
    This series (VPRS 12722) was created as part of the recordkeeping system which included the files (VPRS 12637 General Correspondence Files, Multiple Number System), File Registration Cards, Multiple Number System (VPRS 12636), the Name Index (VPRS 12723) and Location Index (VPRS 12724). For a detailed description of the multiple number recordkeeping system refer to the series description for VPRS 12637.

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1983 - 1986 General Correspondence Files: Multiple Number System VPRS 12637
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Consignment Number Contents Date Range Public Access No. of Units
P0001 ? 1983 - ? 1986 Open 2
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