ACT Heritage Library Manuscript Collection

HMSS 0054 Fairbairn Preschool Records

Scope and Content Notes

Call Number HMSS 0054
Collection Fairbairn Preschool Records
Date Range 1971-1990
Quantity 0.43m  (3 manuscript boxes)
Access Conditions open
Copying Conditions with attribution
Related Collections HMSS 0141 Canberra Preschool Society Incorporated Records

Fairbairn Preschool, for children of personnel at the Royal Australian Air Force base, opened in January 1952, was incorporated in 1985 and closed in December 1992. From January 1993 the children were given the option of attending Duntroon Preschool.

The collection consists mainly of class rolls, minutes of meetings, meeting reports and attendance records, and financial records.

Box List

Box No. Description Quantity Date Range
1

General Items

Photograph of Fairbairn Air Force Base with Air Force personnel and civilians with children, taken October 1987.


1987

1

General Items

Fairbairn Preschool Parent Association Certificate of Incorporation, 2 December 1985.


1985
1

Class Rolls

Fairbairn Playgroup class rolls. Preschool B Group roll is included with 1978. Roll for 1979 titled PCT Group Roll.

4 booklets

1978 – 1979, 1983 – 1984

1

Class Rolls

Fairbairn Preschool class rolls. In 1979, divided into A and B groups. Harman Preschool Bus Roster 12 Feb – 3 May included in 1985.

12 booklets

1979 – 1988, 1990

1

Meetings

Fairbairn Preschool Association Meeting Attendance record.

1 booklet

1977 – 1981

1

Meetings

Teachers’ reports for Parents Meetings.

3 books

1979 – 1984, 1987 – 1989

1

Financial Records

Fairbairn Preschool Parents’ Contributions.

1 ledger

1973 – 1988

1

Financial Records

Fairbairn Preschool Treasurers’ Notes.

1 ledger

1981 – 1990

2

Minutes

Fairbairn Preschool minutes. Includes minutes of committee and general meetings, annual general meetings, some teachers’ reports.

4 minute books

1952 – 1985

3

Minutes

Fairbairn Preschool minutes. Mainly executive committee and annual general meetings, with some parents meetings. Includes annual reports, some correspondence re AGMs, rules of meetings, versions of the constitution, and occasional minutes of Canberra Pre-School Society.

5 folders

1973 – 1990