Canberra and District Historical Society (CDHS)

Zone d'identification

Identifiant

daa/16

Forme autorisée du nom

Canberra and District Historical Society (CDHS)

Forme(s) parallèle(s) du nom

Autre(s) forme(s) du nom

Type

  • Community

Zone du contact

Type

Adresse

Adresse physique

Curtin Shopping Centre
Postal address: PO Box 315, Curtin ACT 2605

Localité

Canberra

Région

Australian Capital Territory

Nom du pays

Code postal

2605

Téléphone

02 6281 2929

Fax

Note

Zone de description

Historique

The Canberra and District Historical Society is one of the oldest community organisations in Canberra, founded in December 1953.

The Society is dedicated to :


  • encouraging the study of the history of Canberra and district, and of Australia in relation to it
  • promoting the compilation of authentic historical records
  • preserving historical material and places of historic and aesthetic interests, and to
  • fostering the interchange of information through talks, discussions, excursions and exhibitions.

For a history of the society, see http://www.canberrahistory.org.au/about.asp#history

Contexte géographique et culturel

Textes de référence

Members elect a Council of twelve members to direct and manage the business of the Society. Council includes a president, two vice-presidents, and a treasurer. Committees of Council plan and organise the activities and services offered by the Society.

Structure administrative

Gestion des archives courantes et intermédiaires et politiques de collecte

History relating to people, places etc of the Australian Capital Territory.

Bâtiments

Fonds

Resources include:

  • Books and pamphlets
  • Journals
  • Original documents: Research papers and personal papers
  • Photographs and Original Artworks: The Resource Centre holds an extensive collection of photographs as well as a collection of original artworks
  • Audiovisual materials: There is a separate listing of taped events and personalities
  • Maps: A selection of historic maps is available
  • Realia
  • Newspaper clippings.

For further information, see http://www.canberrahistory.org.au/resources.asp

Instruments de recherche, guides et publications

Information on the resources held is progressively being added to the online catalogue of the collection (see http://www.canberrahistory.org.au/resources.asp)
Publications:
Gibbney, L J, Historical records of the ACT, Canberra and District Historical Society, 1990.
For further publications, see http://www.canberrahistory.org.au/publications.asp

Zone de l'accès

Heures d'ouverture

Office hours are:
Tuesdays 11am-5pm
Wednesdays 11am-2pm
Saturdays 10am-12 noon.

Conditions d'accès et d'utilisation

Advance notice of visit preferable.

Accessibilité

Zone des services offerts

Services d'aide à la recherche

General reference assistance available. For information about research services, see http://www.canberrahistory.org.au/resources.asp

Services de reproduction

Espaces publics

Zone du contrôle

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Identifiant du service d'archives

Règles et/ou conventions utilisées

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Dates de production, de révision et de suppression

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Notes relatives à la mise à jour de la notice

Mots-clés

Points d'accès

  • Local Studies (Thematic area)
  • Presse-papier

Contact principal

Curtin Shopping Centre Postal address: PO Box 315, Curtin ACT 2605
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2605