Series VPRS 9887
General Registered Correspondence Files, Single Number System (Personnel Branch)
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Date Range: Series 1943 - 1977
  Series in Custody 1943 - 1977
  Contents 1943 - 1977
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
1943 - 1977 Department of the Premier (also known as Premier's Department 1960-1982) VA 2717
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Date Range Agency Title Agency Number
1982 - cont Department of the Premier and Cabinet VA 1039
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  • How to use the Records
    Step 1
    Get your file reference number from the File Registration Cards (VPRS 9888).

    Step 2
    Consult the Records Description List for this series and identify the unit which contains your file.

  • Function / Content
    This series of general correspondence files was created by the Personnel Branch of the Premiers Department VA 2717.

    This series documents the activities of the Branch which was responsible for the personnel function of the Department including Personnel Services, Organisation and Classification, Industrial Relations, Recruitment and Staff Development.

    The date range of this series has been imputed from the contents in custody date range.

  • Recordkeeping System
    It appears that the Personnel Branch of the Premiers Department had its own recordkeeping system, comprising general correspondence files and a file register. Some documents on these files were registered under an annual single number system with a P prefix

    The files were allocated a single number and arranged in sequential number order. The file registration numbers were allocated from a card file register (see VPRS 9888)

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1943 - 1977 Card Register of General Correspondence Files, Single Number System (Personnel Branch) VPRS 9888
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Consignment Number Contents Date Range Public Access No. of Units
P0001 1943 - 1977 Open 6
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1943 - 1977 Card Register of General Correspondence Files, Single Number System (Personnel Branch) VPRS 9888
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