Australian Red Cross National Archives, Melbourne

Identity area

Identifier

daa/532

Authorized form of name

Australian Red Cross National Archives, Melbourne

Parallel form(s) of name

Other form(s) of name

Type

  • Business
  • Community
  • National

Contact area

 

Archivist

Type

Address

Street address

23-47 Villiers Street, North Melbourne

Locality

Melbourne

Region

Victoria

Country name

Postal code

3051

Telephone

03 8327 7811

Fax

Note

Description area

History

Geographical and cultural context

Mandates/Sources of authority

Administrative structure

Officer-in-charge: Archivist

Records management and collecting policies

The focus of the Australian Red Cross Archives is on the records of the organisation from its foundation in 1914 to the present.
Red Cross National and Victorian office records up to the year 2000 (approximately 400 shelf metres) are being transferred (as at 2018) to the University of Melbourne Archives.

Buildings

Holdings

The collection includes annual reports, minutes, World War II Prisoner of War index cards and a range of Australian Red Cross publications and correspondence files.

Finding aids, guides and publications

Records at the University of Melbourne Archives are described at item level and finding aids are available through the online catalogue http://archives.unimelb.edu.au/resources

Access area

Opening times

Records transferred to the University of Melbourne Archives can be accessed through the Reading Room, Baillieu Library at the University's Parkville campus. Please visit the Reading Room website for information on ordering and accessing material.

For records not yet transferred, researchers are welcome to contact the Red Cross Archivist to arrange a visit to conduct their own research.

Access conditions and requirements

For National and Victorian offices records transferred to the University of Melbourne Archives, see that Archives.

In South Australia records are held at the State Library of South Australia, and in New South Wales at the State Library of New South Wales. In other states similar transfers are being arranged with appropriate repositories.

Accessibility

Services area

Research services

For those unable to attend for their own research, Australian Red Cross Archives staff may be able to complete a basic service in reply to queries.

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

Revised 30 March 2018

Language(s)

Script(s)

Sources

Maintenance notes

Access points

Access Points

  • Defence (Thematic area)
  • Social Organisations and Activities (Thematic area)
  • Clipboard

Primary contact

23-47 Villiers Street, North Melbourne
Melbourne, Victoria 3051