Bridgetown Historical Society Inc

Identificatie

Bestandsidentificatie

daa/407

Geauthoriseerde naam

Bridgetown Historical Society Inc

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Aandere naamsvormen

Soort

  • Community

Contact

 

Mary Elgar

Soort

adres

Adres

5 Civic Lane, Bridgetown

Locality

Bridgetown

Region

Western Australia

Landnaam

Postcode

6255

Telefoon

08 9761 4236

Fax

Aantekening

Beschrijving

Geschiedenis

The Society was formed in 1990 to preserve Bridgetown's unique history, and is the custodian of photographs and ephemera relating to Bridgetown and surrounding areas.

Geografische en culturele context

Bridgetown is one of eight heritage listed towns in Western Australia and, as such, it is important to preserve the history of the town and its people.

Mandaat/bronnen van bevoegdheid

The Society's objectives are:

  • To encourage the study and writing of Bridgetown's history.
  • To collect, classify and preserve Bridgetown's records.
  • To share information amongst the members by readings, discussions, lectures and exhibitions of historical material.
  • To promote public support of the preservation of historical relics and recognition of notable anniversaries.
  • To establish and maintain a museum in Bridgetown.
  • To publish articles/selected records/publications approved by the Society.
  • To fund, subsidise or contribute to any institution, scholarship or prize, which meets these objectives.

Organisatie structuur

Chairperson, Vice Chairperson, Secretary, Treasurer and four ordinary committee members. All are volunteers with no salaried staff.

Records management and collecting policies

Records and photographs are being digitised onto MOSAiC software. All donations are accessioned and will be available through MOSAiC once digitised.

Gebouwen

Yornup School House Bridgetown Police Station Museum 1880.

Bestanden

Photographs and ephemera of Bridgetown, local newspapers, log books, local history books and local family memoirs.

Toegangen, gidsen en publicaties

Currently this is only possible by email or coming into the Bridgetown Historical Society office (Yornup School).

Toegang

Openingstijden

Open Monday and Thursday 9am-12pm. Email enquiries anytime.

Raadpleegvoorwaarden en -eisen

Any person can enquire. Photos and ephemera are not available to borrow, but can be viewed for research purposes with a Society member present. However, MOSAiC will permit state-wide access and eventually nationally.

Toegankelijkheid

dienstverlening

onderzoeksdienstverlening

Family research, buildings, activities.

reproduktiedienstverlening

Scanning of documents, email, downloading to USB etc. is available.

Publiekruimten

The museum is open to the public on Saturdays 10am-2pm. At other times by appointment.

Beheer

Identificatie van de beschrijving

Identificatiecode van de instelling

Toegepaste regels en/of conventies

Status

Niveau van detaillering

Datering van aanmaak, herziening of verwijdering

Revised 24 March 2018

Taal (talen)

Schrift(en)

Bronnen

Onderhoudsaantekeningen

Trefwoorden

Access Points

  • Agriculture (Thematic area)
  • Arts and Culture (Thematic area)
  • Built Environment (Thematic area)
  • Family / Domestic Life (Thematic area)
  • Genealogical (Thematic area)
  • Geography (Thematic area)
  • Local Studies (Thematic area)
  • Transportation (Thematic area)
  • Travel and Exploration (Thematic area)
  • Clipboard

Eerste contactpersoon

5 Civic Lane, Bridgetown
Bridgetown, Western Australia 6255