Abbotsleigh, Sydney

Área de identidad

Identificador

daa/22

Forma autorizada del nombre

Abbotsleigh, Sydney

Forma(s) paralela(s) de nombre

Otra(s) forma(s) de nombre

  • Thurles Thomas Archives, Abbotsleigh

Tipo

  • Educational

Área de contacto

 

School Archivist

Tipo

Dirección

Dirección (calle)

1666 Pacific Highway, Wahroonga

Localidad

Sydney

Región

New South Wales

Nombre del país

Código postal

2076

Teléfono

02 9473 7735

Fax

Correo electrónico

Notas

Área de descripción

Historia

Abbotsleigh is an an Anglican day and boarding school catering for girls from Pre Kindergarten to Year 12. It opened in 1885 and became an Anglican school in 1924.

The Abbotsleigh Archives opened in 1986. Our name changed to the Thurles Thomas Archives in 2004 in honour of the Abbotsleigh Old Girl who was instrumental in the formation of our archival collection.

For more information about the history of the school, see the website.

Contexto geográfico y cultural

Abbotsleigh has had three different locations:

  • North Sydney: 1885-1888
  • Parramatta: 1888-1898
  • Wahroonga: 1898- present

Mandatos/Fuentes de autoridad

Estructura administrativa

Officer-in-charge: Archivist

Administración de registros y políticas de recolección

Continuing acquisition of material relating to the school, its current and ex-students, headmistresses and staff; with some material relating to the Anglican Church, and the local areas of Wahroonga, Ku-ring-gai, and our earlier locations of North Sydney and Parramatta.

Edificios

The original school building was built at Wahroonga in 1898. The archives is housed in a purpose-built archive within the Abbotsleigh Research Centre.

Fondos


  • Secretary's Office: Student records, 1913- present (15m).
  • Council: Minutes, 1924- present (4m).
  • Photographic collection, 1885- present.
  • Uniform collection, 1885- present.
  • Headmistresses portrait collection.
  • Art collection of watercolours painted by Abbotsleigh's first Headmistress, Marian Clarke.

Quantity: 75m.

Instrumentos de descripción, guías y publicaciones


  • Student register, 1885- present
  • Staff register, 1885- present
  • Threads Through Time: a photographic history celebrating 125 years of Abbotsleigh, 2010.
  • The Lily and the Lion: a history of Abbotsleigh, 2000, Susan Emilsen.

Área de acceso

Horario de apertura

Abbotsleigh Archives is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday 8am-4pm throughout the year, including term breaks.
Closed for the Christmas school holidays.

Condiciones de acceso y requisitos

Access to Abbotsleigh Archives is by appointment only, with advance notice stating the purpose of the research. Access to records not normally available for research can be gained by authorisation from the School Council.

Accesibilidad

Área de servicios

Servicios para la investigación

General reference assistance available.

Servicios de reproducción

Copying and/or scanning service available for Abbotsleigh journals, photographs and original records - dependent upon the state of the original item/s.

Áreas públicas

There is no public space in the Abbotsleigh Archives, and limited parking onsite.

Área de control

Identificador de la descripción

Identificador de la institución

Reglas y/o convenciones usadas

Estado de elaboración

Nivel de detalle

Fechas de creación, revisión o eliminación

Revised 15 April 2018

Idioma(s)

Escritura(s)

Fuentes

Notas de mantención

Puntos de acceso

Puntos de acceso

  • Arts and Culture (Thematic area)
  • Educación (Thematic area)
  • Genealogical (Thematic area)
  • Local Studies (Thematic area)
  • Religión (Thematic area)
  • Portapapeles

Contacto principal

1666 Pacific Highway, Wahroonga
Sydney, New South Wales 2076