Brotherhood of St Laurence
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Archival work completed by E-Scholarship Research Centre, University of Melbourne

Collection Overview

The Brotherhood of St Laurence Archive is housed in the BSL Social Policy Library in the BSL Head Office at 67 Brunswick Street in Fitzroy, VIC. The archive contains an extensive set of records including primary sources including papers, photographs and audio-visual materials spanning from the early 20th Century to the present day. These records offer insight into the history of the Brotherhood of St Laurence and the many varied programs and activities that the Brotherhood has been engaged in, particularly social welfare and poverty related issues.

Series 3: Photographs, 1905-2017 (pp. 75-208). This Series contains a large set of historic and contemporary photographs, negatives and slides.

The full listing of items contained within each Series is accessible via the electronic link attached to record.

Key topics include: Aboriginal issues; Accommodation; Aged; Aged Accommodation; Appeals; Armadale Strike; Auxiliaries; Boys' Hostel; Brotherhood bin; Brotherhood Show Day; Campaigns; Camps; Carol service; Chapel; Charity; Child poverty; Children; Children's Centre, Fitzroy; Children's club; Christmas; Christmas Toy Club; Clothing; Community; Community Aid Abroad; Community Centre; Community education; Cottage settlement; Craft; Credit Union; Donated goods; Elderly; Employment; Exhibitions; Family; Family Day Care; Family Planning Clinic; Family services; Film stills; Food Co-operative; Free School Milk; Fundraising; Garden of Peace; Geelong Aged Accommodation; Government Ministers; Great Depression; Health clinic; Health initiatives; Healthcare; Historic films; History; Holiday camps; Home Improvement Service; Homeless; Homelessness; Housing; Housing Commission; Industrialisation; Jobskill; Library; Material Aid Service; Meal delivery; Meals on Wheels; Melbourne City Mission; Mission House; Mobile adventure camps; Mother's club; Pensioners; Portraits; Poverty; Projects; Protest; Publications; Recycling; Religious life; Salvage; Settlements; Slums; Social activities; Social service bureau; Social work; Staff; Toy sale; Training programs; Unemployed men's hostel; Unemployment; Unemployment Rights Service; Used car yard; Volunteers; Women; Worship; Youth; Youth club; Youth hostel; Youth programs. Key words include (contd.):
Action Resource Centre; Adrian Harris; Alison McClelland; Alwyn Hind; Amber Dowd; Anne Deveson; Ardena Court, East Bentleigh; Atherton Gardens; Austin family; Australian Council of Social Services (ACOSS); Avalon Homestead; Banksia Centre; Basil Varghese; Bendigo; Betty Bradbury; Betty Matters; Bill Ford; Bob Hawke; Broadmeadows; Brotherhood 'Action'; Broughton Nursing Home; Bruce Buchanan; Bruce Prosser; Cannon Britten; Carinya Nursing Home; Carol Harrison; Carrum Downs; Cecil Tucker; Chapel of St Mark; Child Welfare Foundation; Christ Church, South Yarra; City of Oakleigh Central Library; Claire Moore; Collingwood; Collins Court; Connie Benn; Coolibah Club; Coolibah Day Centre; Cox Court; Craigieburn; Creative Leisure Centre; Dame Mary Herring; Dan Wilding; David Bucknall; David Green; David John Penman; David Kennedy MLA; David Meyer; David Scott; Deacon Alfred; Department of Housing and Regional Development; Diane Mazzonetto; Diane Millstead; Don Wilding; Donna Ward; Dorothy Brewin; Dot Peillon; Duncan Reilly; Dyranda Prevost; E. P. Cameron; Edmund Herring; Edna Walling (photographer); Elaine Martin; Eleanor Lindsay; Employment Action Centre; Eric Hart Activities Centre; Eric Mayer; Faith Godefrey; Family Day Care; Fitzroy Health Centre; Fitzroy High School; Fitzroy Proclamation Day 1938; Flinders Lodge Nursing Home; Frank William Coaldrake; Frank Woods; Frankston; "Friends and Brothers"; G K Tucker Park, Carrum Downs; Geelong; Geoffrey Sambell; George Street Primary School, Fitzroy; Gerard Kennedy Tucker; Gertrude Street; Glass Terrace; Glenrowan; Gospel Hall, Fitzroy; Gough Whitlam; Graham Bull; Graham Walker; Growing Victoria Together Summit; Guy Cox; Hampton Court; Hayden Raysmith; Hazel Hawke; Heatherton House; Holy Trinity Church, Lara; Horace Tucker; Housing Commission; Hume Court Hostel; Jackie Mittleman/Mittelman; Jan Carter; Janet (Jan) Taylor; Janet Gascoigne; Janet Paterson/Patterson; Jenie/Genie Manley; Jenny Lennox; Jessica Millott; Jessica Sumner; John Baillie; John Cain; John Gleeson; John H. Reeves; John Handfield; John Lindell; John Reeves; John Wise; Judith O'Neil; Keble Court; Keith Coaldrake; Ken Hodgson; Ken Pound; Ken Williams; Kimpton Court; Lady Anna Cowen; Lara; Laurence Industries; Lavinia Tucker; Leisure Centre; Limurru Cottage; Lionel Murphy; Malcolm Fraser; Margaret Bower; Margaret Kossatz; Material Aid; Maurice Wilson; May Day Fair, Bendigo; Meg Montague; Melbourne Grammar School; Merv Parker; Metropolitan Nursing Home; Michael B. Challen; Michael Challen; Michael Clarke; Michelle Cochrane; Millott House; Moore Street; Mornington Peninsula; Morven; Napier Street Child Care Cottage/Centre; Neville Brooke; Nicolas Frances; Oakleigh; Ormond Auxiliary; Osborne House; Our Lady's House of Welcome, Fitzroy; Ozanam House; Palmer Street; Patronal Festival; Peter Allen; Peter Dodd; Peter Hollingworth; Peter Spyker; Princes Hill 'Mirimbah' Country Centre; Promise the Children Action on Child Poverty Campaign; Prudence Court; Quentin Bryce; R. J. Hamer; Rob Hudson; Robert Hammond; Ronald Edwin Richards; Ronald F. Henderson; Ronald Gates; Saint Cuthbert's, East Brunswick; Sally Ryan; Salvage Depot; Sambell Lodge; Sambell Oration; Selwyn Reynolds; Shirlee Williams; Shirley Abraham; SJenny Lewis; Somerset Place, Carlton; Southern Memorial Hospital; SPAN; St Francis Church; St Francis Home/House; St Laurence Court, Bendigo; St Laurence House, Geelong; St Laurence Park, Lara; St Peter's Church, Eastern Hill; St Stephen House; Steve Bracks; Sue Blaikie; Sumner House; SWOP; Tania Trewenack; Thelma Tuxen; Trend Shop, Brotherhood Bazaar Brunswick; Victorian Teachers' Union; Voluntary Helpers' Shop, Camberwell; Wangaratta; Western Port; Winifred Rogers; Zelman Cowen.

Item type Current library Call number Status Date due Barcode
Electronic Brotherhood of St. Laurence Available

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