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Series ID12607
Previous System LocationEDU/Z1- EDU/Z3080; PRV8007
TitleSchool Files (Correspondence) for State Schools
Parent Series
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Start Date Circa 1/1/1858
End Date Circa 31/12/1976
Date Statement N/A
Date Notes N/A

Departmental administration files for state schools

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Items Total Items: 3121
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System of Arrangement Items are arranged alphabetically by name of school; the files are arranged roughly chronologically within each school.
How To Use Series Search by place name of school.

Creating Agencies

Agency IDTitleFromTo
1173Board Of National Education 1/1/1858 1/10/1860
337Board of General Education 1/10/1860 31/12/1875
32Department of Public Instruction 1/1/1876 12/8/1957
404Department of Education 12/8/1957 12/2/2004
10713Department of Education and the Arts 12/2/2004 13/9/2006
10887Department of Education, Training and the Arts 13/9/2006 26/3/2009
11172Department of Education and Training 26/3/2009 3/4/2012
11451Department of Education, Training and Employment 3/4/2012 18/10/2013
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Access Category30 Years
Access ProcedurePermission to access restricted material by responsible agency
Agency Now Responsible
Agency ID: 11842
Department of Education (II)
Restriction DetailsN/A
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Copyright State of Queensland
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Very useful for school histories.
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This series consists of correspondence received by the Board of General Education, Department of Public Instruction and Education Department regarding state schools. The files relate to the administration of schools and include, for example, the following matters: the employment of teachers (applications, resignations, complaints, requests); complaints by parents about teachers or other pupils; the maintenance of school buildings (building of new schools, renovations, refurbishments, additions to existing schools); use of buildings for police exams, etc; Education Week; reports of school stock and approvals of work; applications for the creation of new schools or correspondence concerned with the closing of schools etc.
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Preferred Citation

Queensland State Archives Series ID 12607, School Files (Correspondence) for State Schools
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Last updated 9 September 2016
Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia (CC BY 3.0) ( )
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