Kimba and Gawler Ranges Historical Society Inc, South Australia

Área de identidad

Identificador

daa/280

Forma autorizada del nombre

Kimba and Gawler Ranges Historical Society Inc, South Australia

Forma(s) paralela(s) de nombre

Otra(s) forma(s) de nombre

  • Kimba and Gawler Ranges Historical Society Museum, South Australia

Tipo

  • Community

Área de contacto

 

Assistant Secretary

Tipo

Dirección

Dirección (calle)

Eyre Highway, Kimba
Postal address: PO Box 71, Kimba SA 5641

Localidad

Kimba

Región

South Australia

Nombre del país

Código postal

5641

Teléfono

08 8627 2205

Fax

Correo electrónico

Notas

Área de descripción

Historia

Founded in March 1971, the Society aims to collect, archive and display local history items relating to Kimba and runs a heritage complex of eight historic buildings, various sheds housing pioneer domestic and farming collections and a separate museum/library centre, all in a bushland setting.

Contexto geográfico y cultural

Kimba is a rural service town on the Eyre Highway at the top of the Eyre Peninsula in South Australia.

Mandatos/Fuentes de autoridad

Estructura administrativa

Officer in charge: Secretary

Administración de registros y políticas de recolección

Material relating to the local history of the Kimba District.

Edificios

The historic buildings, moved and rebuilt on the site, include an historic pioneer house, a one teacher school, a blacksmith shop, a government shed, a general store, a wheat buyer's hut and a telephone exchange. The interpretive museum centre is in a separate building.

Fondos

An interpretive museum centre contains the society's records, displays of smaller items, as well as oral histories, many photographs, newspapers and other documents, telling the story of the pioneering and development of Kimba town and district, dating from the 1840s. Themes include aboriginal to farming, Gawler Ranges, pastoral, police and telegraph.

Instrumentos de descripción, guías y publicaciones

Área de acceso

Horario de apertura

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9-11am, 2-4pm; Sunday 1.30-4pm.
Closed Monday, Friday, Saturday.

Condiciones de acceso y requisitos

One week's advance notice required including details of area of research, name and address.

Accesibilidad

Área de servicios

Servicios para la investigación

General reference assistance available.

Servicios de reproducción

Áreas públicas

Área de control

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Identificador de la institución

Reglas y/o convenciones usadas

Estado de elaboración

Nivel de detalle

Fechas de creación, revisión o eliminación

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Notas de mantención

Puntos de acceso

Puntos de acceso

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders (Thematic area)
  • Agricultura (Thematic area)
  • Educación (Thematic area)
  • Family / Domestic Life (Thematic area)
  • Genealogical (Thematic area)
  • Local Studies (Thematic area)
  • Transportation (Thematic area)
  • Portapapeles

Contacto principal

Eyre Highway, Kimba Postal address: PO Box 71, Kimba SA 5641
Kimba, South Australia 5641