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Series ID4354
Previous System LocationA/58909-A/77001 (WITH GAPS) .RSI14966; RSI14969; RSI14975; SRS4354
TitleMiscellaneous Items and Correspondence [Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander files]
Parent Series
This series does not have a parent series.
Start Date Circa 1/1/1859
End Date 3/2/1997
Date Statement N/A
Date Notes N/A

Miscellaneous Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander files and correspondence

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Items Total Items: 714
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System of Arrangement Files/items are individually titled. There is no system to the file order but, within each file, records are in chronological order. Only a handful of files have a Departmental Number.
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Access Category30 Years
Access ProcedurePermission to access restricted material by responsible agency
Agency Now Responsible
Agency ID: 11653
Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships
Restriction DetailsDifferent Restricted Access Periods (RAPs) apply to some items in this series
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Related Series

Series IDTitleRelationship
505Correspondence - Alphanumeric PrefixOther correspondence
20981General Cash Book - Torres Strait and Cape York Trust Account (Brisbane)Related topics in some items of 4354
9042Miscellaneous Batch Covers Received
18138Miscellaneous Subject Batches
4367Population Register - KowanyamaItem 419 also a pupulation register
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This series of miscellaneous items includes a variety of letters, statements, notes, lists, Acts, Bills, Regulations and associated documents relating to their drafting, copies of speeches, newspaper cuttings, memoranda, Queensland Government Gazette notices, copies of documents, reports, leaflets, submissions, conference and seminar papers, discussion papers and training notes, copies of correspondence on various subjects, background papers and printed publications, maps and plans. These items were not attached to any file nor did they relate to the main correspondence or other records. Furthermore, many of these items have not been stamped or marked in accordance with any file registration system. Also included are some loose copies of correspondence received by the department.

The items relate to various subjects including: HIV/AIDS education; restructure and review; management; health; youth affairs; drug and alcohol education; racism and deed of grant in trust transactions, Aboriginal Settlements and Missions' reports, reports on inspection visits to settlements, policy and legislation matters, war census returns, various school reports, building matters and plans, the pearl-shelling industry, employment and wages, training programs, welfare, anthropological studies, inventories, acquisitions, administration matters, social services, industrial developments, law and order, audit reports, various newsletters, copies of press releases, substance abuse, health in general, various councils and committees, land rights, Aboriginal art, estimates of expenditure, accounts and pensions. There is also a group of 43 submissions and other related papers, to a select committee on Aboriginal welfare legislation.
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Preferred Citation

Queensland State Archives Series ID 4354, Miscellaneous Items and Correspondence [Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander files]
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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