Christian Brothers - Holy Spirit Province (WA & SA) Archives

The Holy Spirit Province Archives contains material documenting the Christian Brothers' activities in Western Australia and South Australia which commenced in 1878. These activities include such areas as, child migration; agricultural schemes; educational institutions; alternative education; and refugee and indigenous welfare support and education.

The archives also administers PHIND, a computerised index detailing the location of records held in Australia for former child migrants to Catholic Homes between 1938 and 1965.


Major holdings include admission registers for former educational institutions; community annals and visitation reports; province administration records; photographs of Christian Brothers and students; textiles; and audiovisual material.