Berri Barmera Local Heritage Collection, South Australia

Área de identidad

Identificador

daa/534

Forma autorizada del nombre

Berri Barmera Local Heritage Collection, South Australia

Forma(s) paralela(s) de nombre

Otra(s) forma(s) de nombre

  • Formerly Berri and Districts Local Heritage Collection, South Australia

Tipo

  • Municipal

Área de contacto

Tipo

Dirección

Dirección (calle)

Berri Library PO Box 594, Kay Avenue, Berri

Localidad

Berri

Región

South Australia

Nombre del país

Código postal

5343

Teléfono

Berri Library: 08 8595 2666; Barmera Library: 08 8588 2872

Fax

Notas

Área de descripción

Historia

Both Berri and Barmera libraries in the Riverland region of South Australia hold local history collections, although the Berri Barmera Local Heritage Collection at the Berri Library and Information Centre is the more comprehensive.

This collection was opened in 1996 with the support of the District Council of Berri and the local community, the collection has continued to grow, containing today, many photographs, pamphlets, books, un-published works and numerous other items. For further information, see the website.

Contexto geográfico y cultural

Berri and Barmera are primarily agricultural and viticultural towns in the Riverland region of South Australia.

Berri is 238 kilometres north-east of Adelaide on the north bank of the Murray River. Barmera is on the Sturt Highway A20, 220 kilometres north-east of Adelaide and is located on Lake Bonney Riverland, a freshwater lake.

Mandatos/Fuentes de autoridad

Estructura administrativa

Administración de registros y políticas de recolección

Collection contains books, photographs, ephemera pertaining to Riverland District, particularly Berri Barmera Council area.

Edificios

Fondos

Some examples include:

  • Local photographs – many of them digitised as part of the Berri Centenary Project in 2010/11.
  • Local and South Australiana published works
  • Genealogy resources: includes books, CDRoms and Original Death Certificates for the District of Murray
  • Vertical files of local information, eg on Loveday Internment Camp, old tourist information, early reminiscences
  • Indexed Local Newspaper cuttings from 1937 onward
  • Local video footage and oral histories
  • Local organisation newsletters, magazines, records.

Instrumentos de descripción, guías y publicaciones

You can search the published items held in the collection by using the online catalogue (see http://www.berribarmeralibrary.org.au/local-history/#)

Área de acceso

Horario de apertura

For opening hours of the Berri and Barmera libraries, see http://www.berribarmeralibrary.org.au/opening-hours/

Condiciones de acceso y requisitos

Accesibilidad

Área de servicios

Servicios para la investigación

General reference services are available.

Servicios de reproducción

Áreas públicas

Área de control

Identificador de la descripción

Identificador de la institución

Reglas y/o convenciones usadas

Estado de elaboración

Nivel de detalle

Fechas de creación, revisión o eliminación

Idioma(s)

Escritura(s)

Fuentes

Notas de mantención

Puntos de acceso

Puntos de acceso

  • Local Studies (Thematic area)
  • Portapapeles

Contacto principal

Berri Library PO Box 594, Kay Avenue, Berri
Berri, South Australia 5343