Series VPRS 61
Inward Registered Correspondence
About this Series Related Series Accessing the records in this Series
Date Range: Series 1848 - 1862
  Series in Custody 1848 - 1862
  Contents 1848 - 1862
Public Access: Open
Location: North Melbourne
Format of Records: Physical
 
Agency which created this SeriesAgency which created this Series
Display entries per page
Date Range Agency Title Agency Number
1848 - 1862 Denominational School Board VA 703
Agency currently responsible for this SeriesAgency currently responsible for this Series
Display entries per page
Date Range Agency Title Agency Number
1992 - cont Department of Education VA 3098
Description of this SeriesDescription of this Series
  • How to use the Records
    1. Researchers seeking correspondence on specific topics or schools should first consult either VPRS 60 Registers of Inwards Correspondence or VPRS 4825 Index to Inwards Correspondence and note the annual single numbers of the relevant pieces of correspondence.

    2. Consult the Consignment Details for the unit containing correspondence with the desired numbers.

  • Function / Content
    The Denominational School Board was established in 1848 and was responsible for the distribution of funds to denominational schools from an annual Parliamentary grant and a proportion of the Church and Schools Estates revenue.

    This series consists of the inwards correspondence of the Board. . Subjects of the correspondence include applications from teachers for positions, applications for grants and subsidies, the nature and duration of tenure of sites and the acquisition of sites for schools, matters regarding reports on schools, the Trustees of schools, salaries of employees, the provision of books and requisites and matters relating to the inspection of schools.

    Each piece of correspondence is enclosed in a file sheet upon which is given the registered number of the correspondence (from VPRS 60 Registers of Inwards Correspondence), the date of registration, a summary of the subject and acknowledgments and / or annotations (or minutes) by responsible action officers.

  • Recordkeeping System
    Correspondence is arranged in annual single number order.

More research resourcesMore research resources
Indexes and RegistersIndexes and Registers
Display entries per page
Date Range Series Title Series Number
1848 - 1862 Registers of Inwards Correspondence VPRS 60
1855 - 1862 Index To Inwards Correspondence VPRS 4825
Controlled SeriesControlled Series
Display entries per page
Date Range Series Title Series Number
Previous SeriesPrevious Series
Display entries per page
Transfer Date Series Title Series Number
Subsequent SeriesSubsequent Series
Display entries per page
Transfer Date Series Title Series Number
- 1862 Inwards Registered Correspondence VPRS 903
List/s of records in this seriesList/s of records in this series
Display entries per page
Consignment Number Contents Date Range Public Access No. of Units
P0000 1848 - 1862 Open 52
Indexes and RegistersIndexes and Registers
Display entries per page
Date Range Series Title Series Number
1848 - 1862 Registers of Inwards Correspondence VPRS 60
1855 - 1862 Index To Inwards Correspondence VPRS 4825
More research resourcesMore research resources