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Series ID6477
Previous System LocationEDU/A1-799, EDU/BC1- 64; EDU/DC1-6; A/15673 - A/16650; A/16652 - A/16676 ; A/19626 - A/19815; TR1529/1; TR1530/1; SRS6477
TitleGeneral Correspondence - Education
Parent Series
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Start Date 6/7/1860
End Date Circa 31/12/1971
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Correspondence related to administration of education

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Items Total Items: 4119
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System of Arrangement By subject heading then chronologically within each file
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Agency IDTitleFromTo
1173Board Of National Education 6/7/1860 1/10/1860
337Board of General Education 1/10/1860 1/1/1876
32Department of Public Instruction 1/1/1876 12/8/1957
404Department of Education 12/8/1957 31/12/1971
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Access Category30 Years
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Agency ID: 11842
Department of Education (II)
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Controlling Series

Series IDTitleFromTo
6424Registers of Inwards Correspondence 1/1/1875 31/12/1907
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Series IDTitleRelationship
426Corporate Subject Files - Education Department 
20327Diaries of Archivist Robert SharmanItem ID 1306583 letter regarding appointment of Archivist & Item ID 1306584 appointment of assistant
20572Education, Training and Employment Executives (Photographs)Brisbane Central Technical College correspondence files
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These correspondence files were created by the Boards of Education, the Public Instruction Department and the Education Department, and consist of inwards correspondence which has been arranged in subject batches, and include those marked "various". Subjects covered in this series relate to the department's overall responsibility to provide education and training for Queensland students, and include teacher employment and training, various types of schools, the Queensland Agricultural High School and College, the Teachers Training College, technical education and scholarships, and general educational and administrative concerns. There is also a category of files entitled, Various A-Z, which are arranged by the surname of the writer. The series also includes files relating to the proposed establishment of new schools (1900 - 1947): these are listed alphabetically by name of school under the general heading, New Schools.

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Queensland State Archives Series ID 6477, General Correspondence - Education
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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