Hunters Hill Historical Society held its first meeting in 1961 and was incorporated in 1997. It is run by volunteers. The Society operates the Hunters Hill Museum, which is located within the Hunters Hill Town Hall.
Contexto geográfico y cultural
The Society sees itself as a custodian of the past and also the guardian of the present for the benefit of future generations who will share in their time the privilege and pleasure of living in Hunters Hill, Australia's oldest garden suburb.
Mandatos/Fuentes de autoridad
The objectives of the Society are:
the collection, acquisition and preservation of all material relevant to the Municipality of Hunter's Hill;
to encourage and foster an interest in the development of the Municipality with particular regard to the natural beauty and character and preservation of historic associations, monuments etc;
the dissemination of information to members and others by lectures, exhibitions, discussions, publications and research;
provision of suitable memorials, places and events; and
to affiliate with or join other organisations with like interests.
Elected committee of management from membership.
Administración de registros y políticas de recolección
Hunters Hill Museum holds extensive local records, dating back to early colonial times. The records include artefacts, paintings, pictures and photographs, maps, documents, newspapers and books.
Instrumentos de descripción, guías y publicaciones