Deakin University Archives, Melbourne

Identity area

Identifier

daa/348

Authorized form of name

Deakin University Archives, Melbourne

Parallel form(s) of name

Other form(s) of name

Type

  • University

Contact area

 

Antony Catrice

Type

Address

Street address

221 Burwood Highway, Burwood

Locality

Melbourne

Region

Victoria

Country name

Postal code

3125

Telephone

03 9244 6730

Fax

Note

Description area

History

Named after Australia's second Prime Minister (Alfred Deakin), Deakin University was formally established in 1974 under the Deakin University Act 1974 (Vic). Deakin was the fourth university in Victoria and the first to have a regional campus. It was one of the first universities in the country to specialise in distance education.

For further information about the history of the university, see http://www.deakin.edu.au/about-deakin/reputation/history

Geographical and cultural context

Mandates/Sources of authority

Administrative structure

Records management and collecting policies

The appraisal, selection, custody and preservation of the official records of the University, including the records of Council and other committees of the University, and records of the academic and administrative divisions of the University for the purposes of present and future scholarly research. Includes records of antecedent institutions including the former:

  • Warrnambool Institute of Advanced Education
  • The Geelong Teachers College
  • Toorak Teachers College
  • Burwood Teachers College
  • Rusden Teachers College
  • Prahran College of Advanced Education
  • Victoria College.

Personal papers of significant university administrators and academics are collected and maintained.

Buildings

Building EC at Burwood campus in Burwood and building C at Waterfront campus in Geelong.

Holdings


  • Central Registry and administrative files
  • Board and Committee records
  • Photographic and audiovisual collections
  • Student and staff files
  • Course books and unit guides
  • Records of the Football Federation of Victoria
  • Personal papers of Max Charlesworth

Quantity: 1,200m

Finding aids, guides and publications

Access area

Opening times

Open by appointment only.
Closed bank holidays and between Christmas and New Year.

Access conditions and requirements

Accessibility

Public access at Burwood campus in Burwood or Waterfront campus in Geelong can be arranged with sufficient notice.

Services area

Research services

Reference assistance available by phone enquiry, email enquiry or in person.

Reproduction services

Copying services for original records to A3 size, microfilms and photographs available.

Public areas

Control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Revised 15 April 2018

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Sources

Maintenance notes

Access points

Access Points

  • Arts and Culture (Thematic area)
  • Education (Thematic area)
  • Media (Thematic area)
  • Clipboard

Primary contact

221 Burwood Highway, Burwood
Melbourne, Victoria 3125