Camden Historical Society Inc, New South Wales

Identificatie

Bestandsidentificatie

daa/54

Geauthoriseerde naam

Camden Historical Society Inc, New South Wales

Parallelle vormen van de naam

Aandere naamsvormen

  • Camden Museum

Soort

  • Community

Contact

 

Secretary

Soort

adres

Adres

40 John Street, Camden

Locality

Sydney

Region

New South Wales

Landnaam

Postcode

2570

Telefoon

02 4655 3400

Fax

Aantekening

Beschrijving

Geschiedenis

The Camden Historical Society was formed in 1957 and opened the Camden Museum in 1970.

Geografische en culturele context

The society is located in the former Cowpastures district of colonial New South Wales (pre-1840). The township of Camden was established in 1840 as a private town on the Macarthur family pastoral property of Camden Park Estate. The town was the centre of the Camden district from 1840 to1973.

Since 1973, the Camden township has been located in the Camden Local Government Area (LGA) which makes up a part of the Macarthur region along with the Campbelltown LGA and the Wollondilly LGA.

Mandaat/bronnen van bevoegdheid

The society is an incorporated body in New South Wales.

Organisatie structuur

President, Secretary, Treasurer, General Committee. It is a voluntary organisation.

Records management and collecting policies

The Camden Historical Society aims to tell the stories of the Camden district through its archives, displays, artefacts, lectures, publications and public education at the Camden Museum. Its archives policy is used to support this role.

Gebouwen

The society manages the archives and collection of the Camden Museum.

Bestanden

The society has an archive of ephemera, manuscripts, memorabilia, clippings and images. There is a small library of local published resources.

Toegangen, gidsen en publicaties

Toegang

Openingstijden

Thursday to Sunday 11am-4pm or at other times by appointment at Camden Museum, 40 John Street, Camden.

Raadpleegvoorwaarden en -eisen

Research assistance is available upon request and advice of advance notice of one week of visit is advisable, together with details of the nature of the enquiry. Proof of identity is required. No borrowing is permitted. Minimum age is 18 years.

Toegankelijkheid

Access at the Camden Museum, 40 John Street, Camden. Wheelchair accessible.

dienstverlening

onderzoeksdienstverlening

Research assistance is available upon request and advance notice of one week of visit is advisable. Personal research can be conducted during opening times.

reproduktiedienstverlening

Copying available. Digitising can be arranged by voluntary staff. Charges apply. A copyright form needs to the completed.

Publiekruimten

Research room and exhibition area of Camden Museum.

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 22 March 2018

Taal (talen)

Schrift(en)

Bronnen

Onderhoudsaantekeningen

Trefwoorden

Access Points

  • Agriculture (Thematic area)
  • Built Environment (Thematic area)
  • Family / Domestic Life (Thematic area)
  • Genealogical (Thematic area)
  • Indigenous (Thematic area)
  • Local Studies (Thematic area)
  • Recreation / Leisure / Sports (Thematic area)
  • Social Organisations and Activities (Thematic area)
  • Travel and Exploration (Thematic area)
  • Clipboard

Eerste contactpersoon

40 John Street, Camden
Sydney, New South Wales 2570