Canberra and District Historical Society (CDHS)

Identificatie

Bestandsidentificatie

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Geauthoriseerde naam

Canberra and District Historical Society (CDHS)

Parallelle vormen van de naam

Aandere naamsvormen

Soort

  • Community

Contact

Soort

adres

Adres

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

Locality

Canberra

Region

Australian Capital Territory

Landnaam

Postcode

2605

Telefoon

02 6281 2929

Fax

Aantekening

Beschrijving

Geschiedenis

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

Geografische en culturele context

Mandaat/bronnen van bevoegdheid

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.

Organisatie structuur

Records management and collecting policies

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

Gebouwen

Bestanden

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

Toegangen, gidsen en publicaties

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

Toegang

Openingstijden

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

Raadpleegvoorwaarden en -eisen

Advance notice of visit preferable.

Toegankelijkheid

dienstverlening

onderzoeksdienstverlening

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

reproduktiedienstverlening

Publiekruimten

Beheer

Identificatie van de beschrijving

Identificatiecode van de instelling

Toegepaste regels en/of conventies

Status

Niveau van detaillering

Datering van aanmaak, herziening of verwijdering

Taal (talen)

Schrift(en)

Bronnen

Onderhoudsaantekeningen

Trefwoorden

Access Points

  • Local Studies (Thematic area)
  • Clipboard

Eerste contactpersoon

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