Adoptions, fostering and out-of-home care

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Key publications in our collection

Childhood experiences

Tasmanian care home histories

  • Memories of Ashley Boys Home and other ramblings / Chas J Canden 
    Memories of growing up at the Ashley Home for Boys in the 1930s and 1940s. It also contains photographs and short stories written by the author.
  • Clarendon: a century of care / Geoffrey Stephens 
    A history of the children’s home, particularly focused on policies, leadership and innovation. Of particular interest are the later chapters that discuss the years 1946 onwards, and includes photos of children, most identified by their first name, as well as interior photos of rooms. It also discusses day to day running.

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