Authorized form of name
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Other form(s) of name
Topham Mall, off 56 Waymouth Street, Adelaide 5000
GPO Box 2252, Adelaide, 5001
Geographical and cultural context
Mandates/Sources of authority
Officer in charge: Manager - Records and Archives
Note: Formerly listed as Adelaide City Archives.
Records management and collecting policies
Minutes and Reports of Council, 1872- . City Treasurer's Dept: Assessment Books, 1846- . Town Clerk's Dept: Dockets and Files, c1865-1976. City of Adelaide Building Plans, 1925- . City Engineer's Dept: Dockets and Files. 1902-1970. Photographic Collections, 1860- . Colonel William Light Collection c1810-1839 Queen Adelaide Collection c1830s
Quantity: 4,000 m (ACA Australian Archival Statistics, 1998)
References: Peter Crush, 'The Records of the Corporation of the City of Adelaide' ASA Conference Proceedings 1981. Karen George, City Memory. A Guide and Index to the City of Adelaide Oral History Collection Corporation of the City of Adelaide, 1999. Robert Thornton, ‘The Records of the Town Clerk’s Department’, Community History, vol.8, no.3, July 1998. Robert Thornton, ‘Rose – Tinted Images. The Photographic Archives of the City of Adelaide’, Archives and Manuscripts, Dec 2000. Robert Thornton, ‘City of Archives – reflecting on the 25th anniversary of the Adelaide City Archives’, Australian Society of Archivists Bulletin, No.4, October 2003. News Notes, Archives and Manuscripts, passim.