Abbotsleigh, Sydney

Identificatie

Bestandsidentificatie

daa/22

Geauthoriseerde naam

Abbotsleigh, Sydney

Parallelle vormen van de naam

Aandere naamsvormen

  • Thurles Thomas Archives, Abbotsleigh

Soort

  • Educational

Contact

 

School Archivist

Soort

adres

Adres

1666 Pacific Highway, Wahroonga

Locality

Sydney

Region

New South Wales

Landnaam

Postcode

2076

Telefoon

02 9473 7735

Fax

Aantekening

Beschrijving

Geschiedenis

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.

Geografische en culturele context

Abbotsleigh has had three different locations:

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

Mandaat/bronnen van bevoegdheid

Organisatie structuur

Officer-in-charge: Archivist

Records management and collecting policies

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.

Gebouwen

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

Bestanden


  • 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.

Toegangen, gidsen en publicaties


  • 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.

Toegang

Openingstijden

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

Raadpleegvoorwaarden en -eisen

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.

Toegankelijkheid

dienstverlening

onderzoeksdienstverlening

General reference assistance available.

reproduktiedienstverlening

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

Publiekruimten

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

Beheer

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Toegepaste regels en/of conventies

Status

Niveau van detaillering

Datering van aanmaak, herziening of verwijdering

Revised 15 April 2018

Taal (talen)

Schrift(en)

Bronnen

Onderhoudsaantekeningen

Trefwoorden

Access Points

  • Arts and Culture (Thematic area)
  • Education (Thematic area)
  • Genealogical (Thematic area)
  • Local Studies (Thematic area)
  • Religion (Thematic area)
  • Clipboard

Eerste contactpersoon

1666 Pacific Highway, Wahroonga
Sydney, New South Wales 2076