Series VPRS 14319
Register of Inward Correspondence, Land Sales Branch
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Date Range: Series 1896 - 1972
  Series in Custody 1896 - 1972
  Contents 1896 - 1972
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
1896 - 1972 Department of Crown Lands and Survey VA 538
Agency currently responsible for this SeriesAgency currently responsible for this Series
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Date Range Agency Title Agency Number
2002 - cont Department of Sustainability and Environment VA 4554
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  • How to use the Records
    Consult the Consignment Details for the volume containing the date range for which information is required.

    For correspondence from a specific person or office, browse the alphabetical section corresponding with the name.

  • Function / Content
    This series was maintained in the Land Sales Branch of the Department of Crown Lands and Survey and registered correspondence received relating to the sale of Crown land under the auction system and according to other provisions of the Land Acts.

    Registrations consisted of the registered number, the dates of the letter and of the entry, the name and address of the correspondent, a summary of the subject of the letter and how it was dealt with. This last entry was most usually the number of the file to which the piece of correspondence was attached or a reference to a District Land Office. (These files may be held by PROV in the series identified in the Series Controlled entry.) There may be within a registration, notations of the numbers of other pieces of correspondence recived on the same subject denoted by a letter and a number.

  • Recordkeeping System
    Within the sequentially numbered register, divisions were made into alphabetical sections determined by the name of the correspondent. Thus, not all numbers within a register were allocated. Changes to a new volume were made when one or more of these alphabetical sections had been filled.

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Controlled SeriesControlled Series
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Date Range Series Title Series Number
1896 - ? 1925 General Correspondence Files VPRS 989
1896 - ? 1930 Miscellaneous Correspondence Files VPRS 1016
1896 - ? 1939 Correspondence Files, Land Sales Branch VPRS 1003
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Transfer Date Series Title Series Number
0 - 1896 Alphabetical Registers of Inwards Correspondence (Refer to Microfilm Copy, VPRS 228) VPRS 166
0 - 1902 Register of Inward Correspondence, Land Sales Branch VPRS 14263
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Consignment Number Contents Date Range Public Access No. of Units
P0001 1896 - 1972 Open 3
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