Anglican Diocese of Brisbane, Records and Archives Centre

Identity area

Identifier

daa/231

Authorized form of name

Anglican Diocese of Brisbane, Records and Archives Centre

Parallel form(s) of name

Other form(s) of name

  • Formerly The Anglican Church of Australia, Diocese of Brisbane, Records and Archives Centre

Type

  • Religious

Contact area

 

Archivist

Type

Address

Street address

Church House, 417 Ann Street, Brisbane
Postal address: GPO Box 421, Brisbane 4001

Locality

Brisbane

Region

Queensland

Country name

Postal code

4001

Telephone

07 3835 2333

Fax

Note

Description area

History

The Records and Archives Centre was established in 1979 as the official repository of the records of the Anglican Church within the Diocese of Brisbane.

Geographical and cultural context

Mandates/Sources of authority

Administrative structure

Officer-in-charge: Archivist

Records management and collecting policies


  • Records of the Administration, that is, the Episcopal Office, Registry Office, Accounts Department, Schools Commission, and Anglicare
  • Records of Parishes, Schools, Colleges and Institutions

These include minutes, registers, correspondence, accounting books, plans, photographs, glass slides, church papers, histories and private clergy papers.

Buildings

Holdings


  • Records of Bishops and Archbishops
  • Diocesan Registry records
  • Records of Diocesan institutions (eg schools, care agencies etc)
  • Records of organisations
  • Parish records
  • Photographs and architectural drawings
  • Baptismal records
  • Marriage records
  • Burial records
  • Local history information (from Diocesan and Parish periodicals)
  • A small library of relevant published works
  • Microfiche copies of the records of the Diocese of Carpentaria pre 1996 (including baptism, marriage and burial records for the Torres Strait Islands and some parishes and missions on the mainland of Northern Queensland)

Finding aids, guides and publications

For indexes to the collection and Church Chronicles, see the website.

Access area

Opening times

Open Monday to Thursday 9am–4pm, Friday 9am–2pm by appointment only.
Closed weekends.

Access conditions and requirements

Access to the records for research purposes is by appointment only. By Government and Church regulation, certain registers are closed for varying periods and research within these closed registers may be carried out only by staff. For further information about access and fees, see http://www.anglicanarchives.org.au/services-and-fees/

Accessibility

Services area

Research services

For information about services and fees, see http://www.anglicanarchives.org.au/services-and-fees/

Reproduction services

Copying services available for a fee - see http://www.anglicanarchives.org.au/services-and-fees/

Public areas

Control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Revised 28 February 2019

Language(s)

Script(s)

Sources

Maintenance notes

Access points

Access Points

  • Education (Thematic area)
  • Religion (Thematic area)
  • Social Organisations and Activities (Thematic area)
  • Built Environment (Thematic area)
  • Genealogical (Thematic area)
  • Indigenous (Thematic area)
  • Clipboard

Primary contact

Church House, 417 Ann Street, Brisbane Postal address: GPO Box 421, Brisbane 4001
Brisbane, Queensland 4001