Sisters of the Good Samaritan Archives

Holdings

The Sisters of the Good Samaritan Archives contain the records generated by the Sisters, and institutions for which the Sisters were and are responsible. These include schools, orphanages, women’s refuges and homes for the aged and disadvantaged in Australia, Japan, Kiribati and the Philippines.

 

These holdings include:

  • in-house documents from the administrative offices of the Sisters of the Good Samaritan
  • documents relating to institutions for which the Sisters of the Good Samaritan are responsible
  • admission registers and other documents relating to:
    • Pitt Street Women’s Refuge Sydney (House of the Good Shepherd), 1857-1901;
    • Parramatta Roman Catholic Orphan School, 1877-1886;
    • Manly Industrial School/Orphanage, 1881-1910;
    • St Magdalen’s Retreat, Tempe, Arncliffe, 1887-1989;
    • Buckingham Street, St Magdalen’s Refuge, 1903-1946;
    • Good Samaritan Teachers’ Training College, 1905-1983;
    • Mater Dei Orphanage, Narellan, 1910-1958;
    • Crystal Brook Orphanage/Shelter, SA, 1940-1979.
  • photographs, films, slides, videos, memorabilia relating to the above
  • theses and private publications of Good Samaritan Sisters.

 

Contact the Archives

Mail: PO Box 1076 Glebe Point NSW 2037 Australia

Phone: +61 2 8752 5340

Fax: +61 2 8752 5333

Email: archives@goodsams.org.au