Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre

Identity area

Identifier

daa/390

Authorized form of name

Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre

Parallel form(s) of name

Other form(s) of name

Type

Contact area

 

Director

Type

Address

Street address

Old Arts Building, The University of Melbourne 3053

Postal address:
As above

Locality

Region

Country name

Postal code

Telephone

(03) 8344-3304

Fax

(03) 9349-4630

Note

Description area

History

Geographical and cultural context

Mandates/Sources of authority

Administrative structure

Officer in charge: Director

See also: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre - Canberra Office

Records management and collecting policies

Austehc is a processing and information agency only, and holds records prior to their deposit in a permanent archive. Austehc has a major database of information relating to the distribution of science, medicine and technology records throughout Australia.

Buildings

Holdings

References: McCarthy, G J, 'Australian Homopolar Generator Records Saved' Newsletter IEEE; Center for the History of Electrical Engineering 15 (Summer 1987): 3 McCarthy, G J, 'Archival Solutions: The Australian Science Archives Project and the Records of the RACI' Chemistry in Australia 55/7 (July 1988): 243-245 McCarthy, G J, 'The Australian Science Archives Project: Its role, its future' Proceedings of the Sixth Biennial Conference of the Australian Society of Archivists (Perth 21-25 April 1987): 77-81.

Finding aids, guides and publications

Entries in National Library of Australia Guide to Collections of Manuscripts Relating to Australia. McCarthy, G J, Guide to the Archives of Science in Australia: Records of Individuals. Melbourne: D W Thorpe 1991. McCann, D, and McCarthy, G J, The Records of Ronald Gordon Giovanelli (1915-1984). Australian Science Archives Project, 1989. McCarthy, G J, The Records of Andrew Crowther Hurley (1926-1988). Australian Science Archives Project, 1989.

Access area

Opening times

Open Mon-Fri by appointment. General reference assistance available. Copying services for books, journals and original records to A3 available. Introductory brochure available. Newsletter issued twice yearly. Assistance to researchers in relating records held elsewhere which may be of interest. Referral to paid researchers is available.

Access conditions and requirements

At least one week's advance notice of visit preferred, including scope of enquiry. Records are held pending arrangement and description; access can be authorised with agreement of owners/donors of records.

Accessibility

Services area

Research services

Reproduction services

Public areas

Control area

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Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

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Maintenance notes

Access points

Access Points

  • Clipboard

Primary contact

Old Arts Building, The University of Melbourne 3053 Postal address: As above