Charters Towers Archives, Queensland

Identity area

Identifier

daa/509

Authorized form of name

Charters Towers Archives, Queensland

Parallel form(s) of name

Other form(s) of name

  • Formerly Charters Towers and Dalrymple Archives Group
  • Charters Towers Archives Group

Type

  • Community

Contact area

 

Michael Brumby

Type

Address

Street address

Excelsior Library, 130 Gill Street, Charters Towers

Locality

Charters Towers

Region

Queensland

Country name

Postal code

4820

Telephone

04 2779 4185

Fax

URL

Note

Description area

History

Created in 1996 to collect, preserve and provide access to paper-based material pertaining to the Charters Towers region.

Geographical and cultural context

Charters Towers; Charters Towers region; Ravenswood; Gold Mining.

Mandates/Sources of authority

Administrative structure

Records management and collecting policies

Archives documents etc pertaining to the Charters Towers region.

Buildings

Reading room and Archives room.

Holdings

4,000 photographs, 400 maps, 2,500 survey plans principally of the Charters Towers goldfield and 3,000 paper based documents.

Finding aids, guides and publications

Onsite databases.

Access area

Opening times

Open Monday to Wednesday 10am-2.30pm - access via the library entrance.
Sunday 10am-12pm - access from the Church Street entrance.

Access conditions and requirements

Advance notice preferred.

Accessibility

Services area

Research services

Research can be carried out by the Archives with a fee required.

Reproduction services

Photocopying and digital photographic reproduction services available.

Public areas

Reading room.

Control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Revised 24 March 2018

Language(s)

Script(s)

Sources

Maintenance notes

Access points

Access Points

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders (Thematic area)
  • Built Environment (Thematic area)
  • Family / Domestic Life (Thematic area)
  • Genealogical (Thematic area)
  • Immigration (Thematic area)
  • Indigenous (Thematic area)
  • Local Studies (Thematic area)
  • Medicine and Health (Thematic area)
  • Politics and Government (Thematic area)
  • Science and Technology (Thematic area)
  • Transportation (Thematic area)
  • Travel and Exploration (Thematic area)
  • Clipboard

Primary contact

Excelsior Library, 130 Gill Street, Charters Towers
Charters Towers, Queensland 4820