Berri Barmera Local Heritage Collection, South Australia

Identificatie

Bestandsidentificatie

daa/534

Geauthoriseerde naam

Berri Barmera Local Heritage Collection, South Australia

Parallelle vormen van de naam

Aandere naamsvormen

  • Formerly Berri and Districts Local Heritage Collection, South Australia

Soort

  • Municipal

Contact

Soort

adres

Adres

Berri Library PO Box 594, Kay Avenue, Berri

Locality

Berri

Region

South Australia

Landnaam

Postcode

5343

Telefoon

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

Fax

Aantekening

Beschrijving

Geschiedenis

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.

Geografische en culturele context

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.

Mandaat/bronnen van bevoegdheid

Organisatie structuur

Records management and collecting policies

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

Gebouwen

Bestanden

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.

Toegangen, gidsen en publicaties

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

Toegang

Openingstijden

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

Raadpleegvoorwaarden en -eisen

Toegankelijkheid

dienstverlening

onderzoeksdienstverlening

General reference services are available.

reproduktiedienstverlening

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

Taal (talen)

Schrift(en)

Bronnen

Onderhoudsaantekeningen

Trefwoorden

Access Points

  • Local Studies (Thematic area)
  • Clipboard

Eerste contactpersoon

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