Performing Arts Collection

Identity area

Identifier

daa/395

Authorized form of name

Performing Arts Collection

Parallel form(s) of name

Other form(s) of name

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Contact area

 

Research and Library Officer

Type

Address

Street address

100 St Kilda Road, Melbourne 3004

Postal address:
As above

Locality

Region

Country name

Postal code

Telephone

(03) 9281-8325

Fax

(03) 9281-8239

Email

URL

Note

Description area

History

Geographical and cultural context

Mandates/Sources of authority

Administrative structure

Officer in charge: Director, Curator

Records management and collecting policies

Australian performing arts with a particular focus on all forms of popular entertainment.

Buildings

Holdings

J C Williamson: Documents, programs, photographs 1900-1980.
Barry Humphries: Documents, programs, photographs, artwork 1960-
Dame Nellie Melba: Correspondence, programs, photographs 1880-1930.
Aztec Services -Beatles Australian Tour: Documents 1964.
Bert Myer Chevron Hotel Collection: Documents, photographs, artwork 1955-1970.
Handspan Theatre: Documents, photographs, diaries, posters 1980. Holden Brothers Circus: Documents, posters, flyers.
Fowler's Australian Dramatic Players: Documents, posters, flyers, notebooks.

Finding aids, guides and publications

Access area

Opening times

Open Tues and Thurs 10am-4pm (appointment required); closed public holidays. General reference assistance available. Copying services for books, journals and photographs available. Introductory brochure available.

Access conditions and requirements

1 week's advance notice of visit required. Research topic should be outlined by letter or telephone.

Accessibility

Services area

Research services

Reproduction services

Public areas

Control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

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Sources

Maintenance notes

Access points

Access Points

  • Clipboard

Primary contact

100 St Kilda Road, Melbourne 3004 Postal address: As above