Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) Radio Archives

Identity area

Identifier

daa/30

Authorized form of name

Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) Radio Archives

Parallel form(s) of name

Other form(s) of name

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Contact area

 

Administration Assistant

Type

Address

Street address

700 Harris Street, Ultimo 2007

Postal address:
GPO Box 9994, Sydney 2001

Locality

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Country name

Postal code

Telephone

(02) 9333-2527

Fax

(02) 9333-2525

Email

Note

Description area

History

Geographical and cultural context

Mandates/Sources of authority

Administrative structure

Officer in charge: Archivist (Radio)

Records management and collecting policies

Radio Archives seeks to maintain a collection of sound recordings of cultural and historical significance. The Australian Broadcasting Corporation is bound by the Archives Act of 1983 to retain its broadcasting output in accordance with authorised schedules for retention. The collection includes oral histories of broadcasters.

Buildings

Holdings

Australian Broadcasting Corporation: Sound recordings of ABC programs: 1932-(1,000m).

Quantity: 1,000m (50% in-house).

Finding aids, guides and publications

Access area

Opening times

Open by appointment only. General reference service and/or assistance available.

Access conditions and requirements

One week's advance notice of visit required and details of the exact nature of research required. Reference services not generally available to the public without payment of a research, copying and royalty fee (if applicable). Research either performed entirely by staff and charged at an hourly rate or a day ticket is also available (including staff assistance).

Accessibility

Services area

Research services

Reproduction services

Public areas

Control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Language(s)

Script(s)

Sources

Maintenance notes

Access points

Access Points

  • Clipboard

Primary contact

700 Harris Street, Ultimo 2007 Postal address: GPO Box 9994, Sydney 2001