Australian Museum

Identity area

Identifier

daa/37

Authorized form of name

Australian Museum

Parallel form(s) of name

Other form(s) of name

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Contact area

 

Manager, Archives & Records

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Address

Street address

6 College Street, Sydney 2010

Postal address:
As above

Locality

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Country name

Postal code

Telephone

(02) 9320-6185

Fax

(02) 9320-6050

Note

Description area

History

Geographical and cultural context

Mandates/Sources of authority

Administrative structure

Officer in charge: Manager, Archives & Records

Records management and collecting policies

The Australian Museum Archives holds the records of the Australian Museum and papers of scientists and other individuals who have worked at, or been associated with, the Museum.

Buildings

Holdings

Australian Museum: Correspondence 1837-1949 (44m); Portraits of trustees and staff 1846-1925.
Australian Museum Trust: Trust minutes 1836 to date.
Curators: Accession schedules 1879-1956 (5m).
Scott Sisters: Drawings 1860s (2m).
G Whitley: Whitley papers c1922-1965 (20m).

Quantity: 180m (85% in-house).

Finding aids, guides and publications

Entries in National Library of Australia's Guide to Collections of Manuscripts Relating to Australia.
A Guide to the Australian Museum Archives, 3rd edition, 1989.

Access area

Opening times

Open Mon-Fri 9am-12:30pm and 1:30pm-5pm. Reference assistance available in person and by telephone. Copying services available for books, journals, microfilms and photographs. Referral to paid researchers is available.

Access conditions and requirements

Advance notice of visit is required.  Please contact (02) 9320-6185.

Accessibility

Services area

Research services

Reproduction services

Public areas

Control area

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Status

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Maintenance notes

Access points

Access Points

  • Clipboard

Primary contact

6 College Street, Sydney 2010 Postal address: As above