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  • Title
    Dr. Dill Macky Memorial Home for Children records and pictorial material, 1910-1983
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLMSS 4461
    PXA 2125
    R 2181
  • Level of description
  • Date

  • Type of material
  • Reference code
  • Physical Description
    3.5 metres of textual material (17 boxes and 14 volumes)
    20 photographic prints
    1 rubber stamp
    8 printing blocks

    Reverend W. M. Dill Macky, 1849-1913, founded the home ca. 1909 under the auspices of the Australian Protestant Orphans' Society. The home closed in 1982
  • Scope and Content
    BOX 1
    Annual meeting minutes of Australia Protestants Orphans Society 1915-1976 with insert including statements of accounts
    Board meeting minutes, 1910-1920

    BOX 2
    Board meeting minutes, 1920-1945

    BOX 3
    Board meeting minutes, 1945-1968

    BOX 4
    Board meeting minutes, 1968-1979

    BOX 5
    Board meetings, rough minutes 1910-1912, with newscuttings, 1973
    Board meetings Attendance books, 1935-1976
    Visitors book, 1922-1940
    Records relating to The Board
    Inventory of Goods at new home, Albert Street, Strathfield, 1924-1963

    BOXES 6-7
    Correspondence, including plans of houses, inventories, bank statements, possibly balance sheets, insurance policy

    BOX 8
    Letter books, 1912-1917, 1920-1922

    BOX 9
    Ledger ( annual report and Auditors Report pasted in ), 1916-1924
    Balance sheets 1942-1983, wanting 1951, 1955, 1959, 1964, 1967, 1982

    BOX 10
    Cashbooks, 1918-1936
    Cash Book, 1922-1925
    Receipt books, 1931-1945
    Expenditure and Petty Cash Receipts from Collectors, 1957-1947

    BOX 11
    Postage books regarding Mortgages, 1960-1968
    Wages books 1939-1975
    Loose sheets regarding tax

    Admissions, ca. 1906, 1920-1940 and loose sheets 1939-1943, 1967

    Roll Call 1924-1936 with list of illnesses, Children's Records
    Returns regarding children on leave, etcetera, 1942-1949
    Admissions, ca. 1906-1932, Children's Records ( alphabetical listing )
    Notifications of reception, 1920-1921, 1926-1956

    Notifications of reception, 1956-1967
    Loose sheets, 1966-1967
    Admission Registers ca. 1925-1967

    Numerical information regarding children, 1941-1942, 1946-1968
    Particulars of illness, 1941-1967
    Notification of death
    Discharge records, 1922-1968
    List of children and maintenance payments, 1922-1932
    Accounts regarding children, 1965
    Records of payments from parents
    Miscellaneous records regarding children

    BOX 16
    List of donors (4), Children's Records
    Examples of collection books, cards, receipt books, etcetera, Children's Records

    BOX 17
    Printed material, Children's Records
    Annual reports, 1911, 1911-1912, 1915, 1918, 1922, 1923, 1941-1949, 1952, 1958 (There are some annual reports pasted in minute books)
    Rules and Regulations, 1911, 1914, 1922, 1943
    Aims and Objects
    Booklet. 1911
    Souvenir programme of opening, 1911
    Programme of Fair, 1911
    Examples of stationery
    Rubber stamp
    Typed history 2 pages ( Written after 1953)
    Diary / Day books, 1937, 1939, 1940
    Miscellaneous including wills, licences
    Children's Records

    Volume 18X (RESTRICTED)
    Agreements to Pay for Board, 1921-1927

    Volume 19X (RESTRICTED)
    Applications for admission, ca. 1920s-1930s

    Volume 20X (RESTRICTED)
    Admissions register, 1919-1940

    Volume 21X (RESTRICTED)
    Admissions register, 1930-1940

    Volume 22X
    Ledger book, 1939-1944

    Volume 23X
    Ledger book, 1945-1950

    Volume 24X
    Ledger book, 1945-1952

    Volume 25X
    Ledger book, 1950-1956

    Volume 26X
    Ledger book, 1952-1959

    Volume 27X
    Ledger book, 1956-1960

    Volume 28X
    Ledger book, 1959-1962

    Volume 29X
    Ledger book, 1960-1965

    Volume 30X
    Ledger book, 1962-1965

    Volume 31X
    Ledger book, 1965-1966

    PXA 2125
    20 photographic prints (1 box)
    Hand coloured portrait of Dill Macky; group portraits of boys ca 1915, children and matron, employees, children and babies; various gatherings on grounds of King Edward VII Home; various Dill Macky buildings and streetscapes of surrounding areas; Hope of Auburn Loyal Orange Lodge meeting and dinner function; three contact prints and hand written list of names and frame numbers; group of four girls receiving awards, 1953. Box also contains envelope from R. Heyes, solicitor, addressed to The Secretary, Australian Protestant Orphans' Society.

    R 2181
    1 rubber stamp
    8 printing blocks
    'Australian Protestant Orphans' Society & Home for Children' rubber st 8 printing blocks depicting various buildings at Dill Macky Home for Orphans, various King Edward VII Home, portrait of Dill Macky; printing proof of portrait of Dill Macky.
  • Language
  • Access Conditions
    Partly restricted - This collection contains confidential, personal and/or culturally sensitive information: Applies to Boxes 12, 13, 14, 15, 18X, 19X, 20X and 21X concerning children in care. The Library requires you to sign an ‘Undertaking with regard to access’ for this collection to protect the privacy of individuals. This form will be supplied to you prior to access.
  • Finding Aids
    Contents list available in the Mitchell Library Reading Room
  • Description source

    Information transferred from Manuscripts Leaf Catalogue No. 2 as part of the eRecords Project, 2009-2010
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