Bishop Collection, Perth

Identity area



Authorized form of name

Bishop Collection, Perth

Parallel form(s) of name

Other form(s) of name


  • Private

Contact area


Collection Mangement Team



Street address

Hay Street, Subiaco




Western Australia

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Description area


The Bishop Collection was established in May 2017 for the purpose of establishing and maintaining the private collection held by a related entity. The Bishop Collection collects, conserves/preserves, and presents (via online exhibitions) significant objects and records related to music, entertainment, sport, numismatics, and philatelic areas. It covers a time period from 1865 to 2019 and the geographic area is mainly Australia.

Geographical and cultural context

Mandates/Sources of authority

Administrative structure

Records management and collecting policies



  • Music section: autographed vinyls, vinyl and CD covers, photos, CDs, postcards, posters, contracts, sheets music, simple autographs, Hall of Fame induction and tour programmes, and an assortment of various objects. (Quantity as at July 2019: 1244 items)
  • Numismatics section: pre-decimal and decimal single coins, banknotes, and medallions; various coin, banknote and stamp sets. (Quantity as at July 2019: 745 items)

Finding aids, guides and publications

Bishop Collection Database (not public). Information about items in the Collection is available at: htpps://

Access area

Opening times

By request/appointment only. The archives/collection is available/accessible to the general public only digitally as an online exhibition. For research purposes, the Owner and the Collection Management Team together have the responsibility and discretion to allow or disallow access to the physical archived/collected material. No archival material will be available for loan.

Access conditions and requirements


Visit and access only for academics, professionals, and researchers and only by request and appointment. Parking by request.

Services area

Research services

Researchers are welcome. However, all archived materials and the entire collection are available only with written permission of the Owner and under supervision of the Collection Management Team. Confidentiality agreement needs to be signed as well.

Reproduction services

Copying services are not available.

  • Documents: none of the documents can be copied.
  • Photographs: none of the photographs can be scanned and/or reproduced.
  • Microfiche: not available.

Public areas

Control area

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Rules and/or conventions used


Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

26 July 2019




Maintenance notes

Access points

Access Points

  • Arts and Culture (Thematic area)
  • Media (Thematic area)
  • Recreation / Leisure / Sports (Thematic area)
  • Clipboard

Primary contact

Hay Street, Subiaco
Perth, Western Australia 6008