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Works Dept records 1930s
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HiI am researching the life of E H Henderson who was Chief Architect of the Commonwealth from 1929 to 1939, succeeding John Smith Murdoch.He worked for the Department of Works (CA14)  (which become…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andrew Cairns Dec 12, 2018.

 

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Andrew Cairns replied to Paul Martyn's discussion Works Dept records 1930s
"Hi Paul, No problem. I think the issue is that there has to be a space between 'CA' and the number. So it's 'CA 14', not 'CA14'. Hope that helps, Andrew"
Dec 12, 2018
Paul Martyn replied to Paul Martyn's discussion Works Dept records 1930s
"Andrew thanks so much for your reply. I have gone to the series page, put in CA14 on agency/person reporting and pressed search - no records have come up.  I tried typing in the example the form uses (CA1382) and that doesn’t bring up…"
Dec 11, 2018
Andrew Cairns replied to Paul Martyn's discussion Works Dept records 1930s
"Hi Paul, Under the CRS system, our records are organised in a hierarchical structure. First, we have the agencies that create records. Each agencies creates 'series' of records, which are collections of records that are in a common format,…"
Dec 11, 2018
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Works Dept records 1930s

HiI am researching the life of E H Henderson who was Chief Architect of the Commonwealth from 1929 to 1939, succeeding John Smith Murdoch.He worked for the Department of Works (CA14)  (which become the Department of Interior, CA27) in Canberra.I am trying to understand his role in the department and his dealings with Ministers and other officers.Is there any way to browse what kinds of files are held in relation to a Cth department in the 1930s.  For example, do they have general correspondence…See More
Dec 3, 2018

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