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Series ID17597
Previous System LocationC/1354 - C/1360; RSI14236, RSI4239, RSI4240, RSI4241
TitleCard Register of Immigrants (by marital status)
Parent Series
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Start Date Circa 1/1/1960
End Date Circa 31/12/1985
Date Statement N/A
Date Notes N/A

Register of immigrants arranged by marital status - married, single (male and female), or widowed

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Items Total Items: 7
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Departmental NumbersN/A
System of Arrangement By marital status (and gender for single males and females) then alphabetical by immigrants' surnames; cards are colour coded: blue for men, pink for women
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Creating Agencies

Agency IDTitleFromTo
1849State Migration Office 1/1/1960 30/7/1981
10634Welfare Services Department, Migrant Services Division 30/7/1981 1/2/1984
10635Bureau of Ethnic Affairs 1/2/1984 31/12/1985
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Access and Restrictions

Access Category0 Years
Access Procedure 
Agency Now Responsible
Agency ID: 11843
Department of Local Government, Racing and Multicultural Affairs
Restriction DetailsN/A
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Related Series

Series IDTitleRelationship
4227Personal Files for Nominated Immigrantsimmigrant records
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Copyright State of Queensland
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This series consists of a card register of immigrants arranged by marital status - married, single males, single females, or widowed. These cards record details of requests for information or assistance from the State Migration Office, and subsequent agencies. The cards document requests for employment, financial assistance, housing, translation of documents, information on social security benefits and pensions, nomination of family members for migration, and advice on business and investments.

Each card includes the following details: surname, given names, date of birth, place of birth, address, telephone, marital status, number of children, nationality, religion, date of arrival, place of arrival, trade or profession, ship or aircraft, naturalisation date, Labour and National Service Office. The cards may also include a description of the request or information provided and the action taken by staff as well as other details of the person making the request.

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Preferred Citation

Queensland State Archives Series ID 17597, Card Register of Immigrants (by marital status)
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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