State Records Office of WA SROWA

Government of Western Australia, Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries

Series S1930 - ADMISSION AND DISCHARGE CARDS

Identity area

Reference code

AU WA S1930

Title

ADMISSION AND DISCHARGE CARDS

Date(s)

  • 1906-01-01 - 1961-06-30 (Creation)

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Series

Medium

Format

Cards

Status

Context area

Name of creator

AU WA A808 - OLD MENS HOME, CLAREMONT (1906-01-01 - 1943-12-31)

Administrative history

In 1890, land was designated for use as an old mens home (reserve number A1667). In 1900, Hillson Beasley commenced designs for a building. On completion of the building in 1906, the inmates were moved from Mt Eliza Invalid Depot.

In 1943 the name of the Old Men Home was changed to Sunset Home.

Name of creator

AU WA A809 - SUNSET HOME, NEDLANDS (1943-01-01 - 1966-12-31)

Administrative history

In 1943 the name of the Old Mens Home, Claremont was changed to Sunset Home, Nedlands.

Archival history

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Record of admissions and discharges/deaths. Cards record personal histories. They show patient finances, personal details, funeral arrangements. (The institution always tried to prevent the residents being buried in a pauper's grave - a fund was available for residents' contributions.) Shows ex servicemen.

Accruals

System of arrangement

Alphabetical

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Open

Conditions governing access (legacy)

Open

Conditions governing reproduction

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Language and script notes

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Items 1 - 2 and the alphabetic listing of admission cards in consignment 5409, are available on microfilm in the SRO Search Room.

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Dates of relationship

1918-01-01 - 1955-01-01

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Archivist's note

Previously described in A-Z groupings over eight items, are now identified by personal names from June 2015.

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