Australian Performing Arts Collection, Arts Centre Melbourne

Identificatie

Bestandsidentificatie

daa/395

Geauthoriseerde naam

Australian Performing Arts Collection, Arts Centre Melbourne

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Contact

 

Collections Coordinator, Online and Research

Soort

adres

Adres

100 St Kilda Road, Melbourne

Locality

Melbourne

Region

Victoria

Landnaam

Postcode

3004

Telefoon

03 9281 8446

Fax

Aantekening

Beschrijving

Geschiedenis

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.

Geografische en culturele context

Mandaat/bronnen van bevoegdheid

Organisatie structuur

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

Records management and collecting policies

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

Gebouwen

Bestanden

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.

Toegangen, gidsen en publicaties

Toegang

Openingstijden

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

Raadpleegvoorwaarden en -eisen

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

Toegankelijkheid

dienstverlening

onderzoeksdienstverlening

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

reproduktiedienstverlening

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

Publiekruimten

Beheer

Identificatie van de beschrijving

Identificatiecode van de instelling

Toegepaste regels en/of conventies

Status

Niveau van detaillering

Datering van aanmaak, herziening of verwijdering

Revised 11 April 2018

Taal (talen)

Schrift(en)

Bronnen

Onderhoudsaantekeningen

Trefwoorden

Access Points

  • Arts and Culture (Thematic area)
  • Clipboard

Eerste contactpersoon

100 St Kilda Road, Melbourne
Melbourne, Victoria 3004