Abbotsleigh, Sydney

Zone d'identification

Identifiant

daa/22

Forme autorisée du nom

Abbotsleigh, Sydney

Forme(s) parallèle(s) du nom

Autre(s) forme(s) du nom

  • Thurles Thomas Archives, Abbotsleigh

Type

  • Educational

Zone du contact

 

School Archivist

Type

Adresse

Adresse physique

1666 Pacific Highway, Wahroonga

Localité

Sydney

Région

New South Wales

Nom du pays

Code postal

2076

Téléphone

02 9473 7735

Fax

Note

Zone de description

Historique

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.

Contexte géographique et culturel

Abbotsleigh has had three different locations:

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

Textes de référence

Structure administrative

Officer-in-charge: Archivist

Gestion des archives courantes et intermédiaires et politiques de collecte

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.

Bâtiments

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

Fonds


  • 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.

Instruments de recherche, guides et publications


  • 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.

Zone de l'accès

Heures d'ouverture

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

Conditions d'accès et d'utilisation

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.

Accessibilité

Zone des services offerts

Services d'aide à la recherche

General reference assistance available.

Services de reproduction

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

Espaces publics

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

Zone du contrôle

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Règles et/ou conventions utilisées

Statut

Niveau de détail

Dates de production, de révision et de suppression

Revised 15 April 2018

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Points d'accès

  • Arts and Culture (Thematic area)
  • Éducation (Thematic area)
  • Genealogical (Thematic area)
  • Local Studies (Thematic area)
  • Religion (Thematic area)
  • Presse-papier

Contact principal

1666 Pacific Highway, Wahroonga
Sydney, New South Wales 2076