Canberra and District Historical Society (CDHS)

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daa/16

Forma autorizada do nome

Canberra and District Historical Society (CDHS)

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Tipo

  • Community

Zona de contacto

Tipo

Endereço

Endereço

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

Localidade

Canberra

Região

Australian Capital Territory

Nome do país

Código Postal

2605

Telefone

02 6281 2929

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Nota

área de descrição

história

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

contexto cultural e geográfico

Mandatos/Fontes de autoridade

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.

estrutura administrativa

Políticas de gestão e entrada de documentos

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

Prédios

Acervos documentais

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

Instrumentos de pesquisa, guias e publicações

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

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horário de funcionamento

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

Condição de acesso e uso

Advance notice of visit preferable.

Acessibilidade

área de serviços

serviços de pesquisa

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

serviços de reprodução

Áreas públicas

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Pontos de acesso

Pontos de acesso

  • Local Studies (Thematic area)
  • Área de transferência

Contacto principal

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