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Southern Cross and Districts Historical Society

Contact

Street address
Yilgarn History Museum, Antares Street, Southern Cross 6426
Postal address
c/- Post Office, Bodallin 6424
Phone
(08) 9047-5010

About

Officer in charge
Secretary
Hours & facilities
Open Mon-Sat 9:30am-12pm and 1:30-4pm, Sun 1:30-4pm; closed Sunday mornings, Christmas Day and Good Friday. Reference assistance available in person and by mail. Copying services available for books, journals, original records to A3, photographs, newspapers, maps and plans.
Access
One week's advance notice of visit required.
Acquisition focus
Acquisition of journals, photos, newspapers etc pertaining to the history of Yilgarn Area and towns within that Shire. Also diaries, oral history, autobiographies of people and families who have lived, worked and pioneered in this area. (70% in-house).
Major holdings
  • Shire Council: Minute books.
  • Individual diaries and published books 1888- .
  • Newspapers published within Southern Cross.
  • Yilgarn Museum: Papers and publications 1888- .
  • Individuals: Books, theses, autobiographies, family trees and records.
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Last updated: Oct. 11, 2010