Australian Performing Arts Collection, Arts Centre Melbourne

Área de identidad

Identificador

daa/395

Forma autorizada del nombre

Australian Performing Arts Collection, Arts Centre Melbourne

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Tipo

  • State

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Collections Coordinator, Online and Research

Tipo

Dirección

Dirección (calle)

100 St Kilda Road, Melbourne

Localidad

Melbourne

Región

Victoria

Nombre del país

Código postal

3004

Teléfono

03 9281 8446

Fax

Notas

Área de descripción

Historia

Collecting began in the late 1970s and two early major acquisitions were the J C Williamson Theatre Archive and the Dame Nellie Melba Collection. Today, the collection holds over 680,000 items, including major acquisitions from Kylie Minogue, Nick Cave, Barry Humphries, Bell Shakespeare, the Melbourne Theatre Company, the Australian Opera and The Australian Ballet.

Contexto geográfico y cultural

Mandatos/Fuentes de autoridad

Estructura administrativa

Staff-in-charge: Collections Coordinator, Online and Research.

Administración de registros y políticas de recolección

The Australian Performing Arts Collection focuses on performing arts including circus, theatre, opera, dance and music.

Edificios

Fondos

Holdings include:

  • J C Williamson: Documents, programs, photographs, 1900-1980.
  • Barry Humphries: Documents, programs, photographs, artwork, 1960- present.
  • Dame Nellie Melba: Correspondence, programs, photographs, 1880-1930.
  • Aztec Services - Beatles Australian Tour: Documents, 1964.
  • Bert Myer Chevron Hotel Collection: Documents, photographs, artwork, 1955-1970.
  • Handspan Theatre: Documents, photographs, diaries, posters, 1980.
  • Holden Brothers Circus: Documents, posters, flyers.
  • Fowler's Australian Dramatic Players: Documents, posters, flyers, notebooks.
  • Archive holdings for Playbox Theatre, The National Theatre.

Instrumentos de descripción, guías y publicaciones

Área de acceso

Horario de apertura

Open Monday and Tuesday 10am-4pm (appointment required).
Closed public holidays.

Condiciones de acceso y requisitos

Research topic should be outlined by letter or telephone and three week's advance notice of visit is required.

Accesibilidad

Área de servicios

Servicios para la investigación

The Collections Coordinator provides basic research assistance free of charge. Charges apply for more in-depth research and time, by arrangement.

Servicios de reproducción

Researchers are welcome to photograph items for their own research purposes as set out in our access agreement.

Áreas públicas

Área de control

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Identificador de la institución

Reglas y/o convenciones usadas

Estado de elaboración

Nivel de detalle

Fechas de creación, revisión o eliminación

Revised 11 April 2018

Idioma(s)

Escritura(s)

Fuentes

Notas de mantención

Puntos de acceso

Puntos de acceso

  • Arts and Culture (Thematic area)
  • Portapapeles

Contacto principal

100 St Kilda Road, Melbourne
Melbourne, Victoria 3004