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Series ID20262
Previous System LocationSRS1197/1/1
TitleMaternal and Child Welfare Superintendent Reports
Parent Series
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Start Date Circa 1/7/1934
End Date Circa 30/6/1943
Date Statement N/A
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Monthly Reports prepared by the Superintendent of Baby Clinics/Maternal and Child Welfare Centres in Queensland

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Items Total Items: 2
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System of Arrangement Chronological by year then by month
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Agency IDTitleFromTo
123Home Secretary's Office 1/7/1934 5/12/1935
126Health and Home Affairs Department 5/12/1935 30/6/1943
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Access Category30 Years
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Agency ID: 11466
Queensland Health
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Related Series

Series IDTitleRelationship
20260Maternal and Child Welfare Annual ReportsChild welfare reports
20259Maternal and Child Welfare Monthly ReportsChild welfare reports
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Copyright State of Queensland
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Information Sources

"Fifty Years with the Maternal & Child Welfare Service, 1918-1968", by Dr Jean McFarlane, M.B, B.S, M.R.C.P.
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This series comprises two reports prepared by the Superintendent of Baby Clinics from monthly reports received from baby clinics and child centres in Queensland. The reports were addressed to the Under Secretary, Department of Health and Home Affairs until September 1941 after which they were addressed to the Director-General of Health & Home Affairs.

Monthly reports provided a summary of baby clinic/child centre statistics for indoor (attendance at clinics) and outdoor work (visits to newborns) for each of the centres, the weather at the locations during the month, difficult feeding cases, epidemics, ante-natal clinics, infant welfare railway car, staff movements and comments regarding important issues.

Superintendents included:
Miss Ellen Barron - 1923 - 1939
Miss Doris Bardsley - 1939 - 1953
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Preferred Citation

Queensland State Archives Series ID 20262, Maternal and Child Welfare Superintendent Reports
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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