Abbotsleigh, Sydney

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daa/22

Forma autorizada do nome

Abbotsleigh, Sydney

Forma(s) paralela(s) de nome

Outra(s) forma(s) do nome

  • Thurles Thomas Archives, Abbotsleigh

Tipo

  • Educational

Zona de contacto

 

School Archivist

Tipo

Endereço

Endereço

1666 Pacific Highway, Wahroonga

Localidade

Sydney

Região

New South Wales

Nome do país

Código Postal

2076

Telefone

02 9473 7735

Fax

Nota

área de descrição

história

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 cultural e geográfico

Abbotsleigh has had three different locations:

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

Mandatos/Fontes de autoridade

estrutura administrativa

Officer-in-charge: Archivist

Políticas de gestão e entrada de documentos

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.

Prédios

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

Acervos documentais


  • 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 pesquisa, guias e publicações


  • 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 acesso

horário de funcionamento

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

Condição de acesso e uso

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.

Acessibilidade

área de serviços

serviços de pesquisa

General reference assistance available.

serviços de reprodução

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.

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Datas de criação, revisão ou eliminação

Revised 15 April 2018

Línguas e escritas

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Notas de manutenção

Pontos de acesso

Pontos de acesso

  • Arts and Culture (Thematic area)
  • Educação (Thematic area)
  • Genealogical (Thematic area)
  • Local Studies (Thematic area)
  • Religião (Thematic area)
  • Área de transferência

Contacto principal

1666 Pacific Highway, Wahroonga
Sydney, New South Wales 2076