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.
Contexto geográfico y cultural
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.
Mandatos/Fuentes de autoridad
Administración de registros y políticas de recolección
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.
Facilities - a purpose-built archival storage space and large work room, and a reading and research room currently used by an alternative school area.
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.
Instrumentos de descripción, guías y publicaciones
Digital holdings online (see website). Digital Finding Aid for Foundation materials.
Área de acceso
Horario de apertura
Open Tuesdays and Wednesdays 8.30am-4pm and Thursdays 8.30am-3pm. Some closing times during school holidays.
Condiciones de acceso y requisitos
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.
Área de servicios
Servicios para la investigación
Apply to the Archivist. Research on publications holdings and school history available on application.
Servicios de reproducción
Photocopy, digitised copy and photographic reproduction services available.