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Agencies have IDs beginning with GA or GRG (e.g.
GA456 or GRG12). Do not add a space between any
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Series types are defined by codes beginning with GRS, GRG or MRG (GRG and MRG have a number attached, e.g. GRG27). Do not add a space between any characters and numbers.
Series ID *
Series have a numerical ID, for example the number
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consignment and unit details (if known).
Within series, consignments have a five-digit
numerical ID, for example 00004. For best results,
search a consignment in conjunction with a series.
Within a consigment or series, individual units
(typically a box or volume in the archive) have a
numerical ID, for example the number 97. For best
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Use this catalogue to search for records in the archive collection. The State Records archive holds official records created by state and local governments in South Australia from 1836 onwards.
South Australian government records can be used to find information about your family history.