ACT Heritage Library Manuscript Collection

HMSS 0066 Pearce Primary School Records

Scope and Content Notes

Call Number HMSS 0066
collection Pearce Primary School Records
Date Range 1967-1988
Quantity 2.9m (4 manuscript boxes; 4 newspaper boxes; one oversized bag)
Access Conditions restricted
Copying Conditions restricted
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The Pearce Primary School commenced in 1967 and continued until 1988 when it combined with Chifley Primary School to become Melrose Primary School on the old Chifley site.

Information to be found in these records include newsletters, staff notices, school correspondence, newspaper clippings, class, staff and extra-curricular photos, school activities photos, visitors’ book and sports house signs. Year and activity only, date most photos, many do not have captions. Some items span many years and have been stored in year dates.

Box List

Box No. File No. Description Date Range
1 1

Newsletters, Correspondence etc.

Newsletters, correspondence etc. 

1971 – 1974, 1978 – 1979
1 1

Newsletters, Correspondence etc.

Newsletters, Correspondence from library/parents 

1971
1 1

Newsletters, Correspondence etc.

Program from Concert Night Education Week 

1971
1 1

Newsletters, Correspondence etc.

Sample School Report Card 

1971
1 1

Newsletters, Correspondence etc.

Newsletters, Class Roll 5/6H 

1972
1 1

Newsletters, Correspondence etc.

Newsletters, Program for Annual Awards Ceremony, Correspondence, Timetable 

1973
1 1

Newsletters, Correspondence etc.

Newsletters, Correspondence, Timetable 

1974
1 1

Newsletters, Correspondence etc.

Newsletters, Annual Report, Correspondence, Staff News, Student Certificate 

1978
1 1

Newsletters, Correspondence etc.

Newsletters, Correspondence, Staff News, Annual Report 

1979
1 2

Newsletters, Correspondence etc. (1981-1988)

Newsletters, Minutes, of P&C Meeting, Correspondence, School Budget, Program for Book Week 

1980
1 2

Newsletters, Correspondence etc. (1981-1988)

Newsletter, Staff Notes, Correspondence 

1981
1 2

Newsletters, Correspondence etc. (1981-1988)

Newsletters, Correspondence, Staff Notes, Program for Annual Presentation Afternoon - Correspondence 

1982
1 2

Newsletters, Correspondence etc. (1981-1988)

Newsletters, Correspondence, Voting Form School Captains, Design of Sports House Banners, Flyer for School Social 

1983
1 2

Newsletters, Correspondence etc. (1981-1988)

Newsletters, Correspondence Staff Notes, Program for Swimming Carnival, Parents Handbook 

1984
1 2

Newsletters, Correspondence etc. (1981-1988)

Newsletters, Correspondence, Staff Notes, Minutes of School 

Board Meeting, List of Sports Houses 

1985
1 2

Newsletters, Correspondence etc. (1981-1988)

Newsletters, Correspondence, Staff Notes 

1986
1 2

Newsletters, Correspondence etc. (1981-1988)

Minute and Program Annual Art Exhibition 

1987
1 2

Newsletters, Correspondence etc. (1981-1988)

Newsletters, Staff Notes, Sample School Report Card 

1988
1 3

Newspaper Articles, Miscellaneous

2 Pearce Primary School stamped cloth emblems 


1 3

Newspaper Articles, Miscellaneous

2 Pearce Primary badges 


1 3

Newspaper Articles, Miscellaneous

Sample for School Certificates 


1 3

Newspaper Articles, Miscellaneous

Australia Plant Competition School Awards, photograph 


1 3

Newspaper Articles, Miscellaneous

Jump Rope for Heart Certificate 

1984
1 3

Newspaper Articles, Miscellaneous

Bernado’s Australia Certificate 

1984
1 3

Newspaper Articles, Miscellaneous

MS Read-a-thon Certificate 

1984
1 3

Newspaper Articles, Miscellaneous

World Cup Athletic s Certificate 

1985
1 3

Newspaper Articles, Miscellaneous

14 Newspaper articles, mostly undated. 1 article 1988 


1

Realia

Visitors’ Book 

1987-1988
2

Photographs

Catalogued list of photographs 


2 4

Photographs

Photographs 1-51, 72-90, 99-107, 116-130, 138-145 


2 5

Photographs

Photographs 146-159, 167-180, 187-197, 202-280 


2 6

Photographs

Photographs 281-471 


2 7

Photographs

Photographs 472-588 


2 8

Photographs

Detailed List of Photographs. 


2 8

Photographs

Packs of Negatives 


3

Photographs

Photographs 52-71, 91-98 


4

Photographs

Photographs 108-115, 131-137 


5

Photographs

Photographs 160-166, 181-186, 198-201 


6

Realia

“Year in the Life of the School” Scrapbook 

1988
6 Plastic Bag

Realia

7 Wooden Sports House Banners 


7

Photographs

pasted into three unused attendance books 

1967-1979
8

Photographs

two albums

1982; 1985
8

Scrapbook

newcuttings and photographs 

1968-1988
8

Newsletters

one file of school and Education authority newsletters 

1984-1988
8

Realia

Inter-house sports shield 

1980-1988
8

Realia

School Badges 

no date