Bunbury Cathedral Grammar School Archives, Western Australia

Identity area

Identifier

daa/552

Authorized form of name

Bunbury Cathedral Grammar School Archives, Western Australia

Parallel form(s) of name

Other form(s) of name

  • BCGS Archives

Type

  • Educational

Contact area

 

Rosalind Malone

Type

Address

Street address

5 Allen Road, Gelorup

Locality

Bunbury

Region

Western Australia

Country name

Postal code

6231

Telephone

08 9722 6145

Fax

Note

Description area

History

Bunbury Cathedral Grammar School (BCGS) is a co-educational independent school associated with the Anglican Church in Australia and the Anglican Diocese of Bunbury. The School caters for students from Kindergarten to Year 12, also encompassing boarding facilities and pre-school education and services including Early Childhood.

The School was officially opened on 8 February 1972 and the Archives was established from 1997 after the appointment of a dedicated School Archivist.

Geographical and cultural context

Gelorup is a semi rural location within minutes south of Bunbury, Western Australia's second largest city. The area includes rural and regional agriculture and primary industry.

Mandates/Sources of authority

Administrative structure

Records management and collecting policies

Archives policy covers the collection of both school history and evidential archival holdings including student records, a photographic record, governance and administration, and published material.

Buildings

Facilities - a purpose-built archival storage space and large work room, and a reading and research room currently used by an alternative school area.

Holdings

School publications, the Bonifacian and the Grammarian, school history publications, student, staff, governance and administrative records, photographic and audio-visual, oral history, uniforms and textiles, maps and plans and art works.
The Archives also collects objects such as trophies, awards, pennants and objects, including spiritually significant objects.

Finding aids, guides and publications

Digital holdings online (see website).
Digital Finding Aid for Foundation materials.

Access area

Opening times

Open Tuesdays and Wednesdays 8.30am-4pm and Thursdays 8.30am-3pm.
Some closing times during school holidays.

Access conditions and requirements

Apply to the Archivist.
Advance notice of visit for the purpose of research is required.
Access to personal and evidential records is restricted.
Identification is required for access to personal records.

Accessibility

Services area

Research services

Apply to the Archivist.
Research on publications holdings and school history available on application.

Reproduction services

Photocopy, digitised copy and photographic reproduction services available.

Public areas

Archives display area and foyer.

Control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Revised 12 April 2018

Language(s)

Script(s)

Sources

Maintenance notes

Access points

Access Points

  • Built Environment (Thematic area)
  • Education (Thematic area)
  • Environment (Thematic area)
  • Family / Domestic Life (Thematic area)
  • Local Studies (Thematic area)
  • Natural Resources (Thematic area)
  • Out of Home Care (Thematic area)
  • Recreation / Leisure / Sports (Thematic area)
  • Religion (Thematic area)
  • Clipboard

Primary contact

5 Allen Road, Gelorup
Bunbury, Western Australia 6231