Australian Performing Arts Collection, Arts Centre Melbourne

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daa/395

Forme autorisée du nom

Australian Performing Arts Collection, Arts Centre Melbourne

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  • State

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Collections Coordinator, Online and Research

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Adresse

Adresse physique

100 St Kilda Road, Melbourne

Localité

Melbourne

Région

Victoria

Nom du pays

Code postal

3004

Téléphone

03 9281 8446

Fax

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Historique

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.

Contexte géographique et culturel

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Structure administrative

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

Gestion des archives courantes et intermédiaires et politiques de collecte

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

Bâtiments

Fonds

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.

Instruments de recherche, guides et publications

Zone de l'accès

Heures d'ouverture

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

Conditions d'accès et d'utilisation

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

Accessibilité

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Services d'aide à la recherche

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

Services de reproduction

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

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Règles et/ou conventions utilisées

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Dates de production, de révision et de suppression

Revised 11 April 2018

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Points d'accès

  • Arts and Culture (Thematic area)
  • Presse-papier

Contact principal

100 St Kilda Road, Melbourne
Melbourne, Victoria 3004