Presbyterian Ladies' College (PLC), Perth

Identity area

Identifier

daa/436

Authorized form of name

Presbyterian Ladies' College (PLC), Perth

Parallel form(s) of name

Other form(s) of name

Type

  • Educational

Contact area

 

Archivist

Type

Address

Street address

142 Forrest Street, Peppermint Grove

Locality

Perth

Region

Western Australia

Country name

Postal code

6011

Telephone

08 9424 6476

Fax

Note

Description area

History

The Presbyterian Ladies' College has a history stretching back to 1915 when it was founded on the philosophies of nine influential, educated Presbyterian men, who placed a high value in a good education for women.

Geographical and cultural context

Mandates/Sources of authority

Administrative structure

Officer in charge: Archivist

Records management and collecting policies

To obtain, sort and collate any relevant historical documents, photographs, memorabilia, uniforms and other objects pertaining to Presbyterian Ladies' College, its staff and students.

Buildings

Holdings

The Collection spans the entire history of PLC since its establishment in North Perth in 1915 and includes items related to Old Collegians, Principals, past staff, Council members, Founders, and the 2nd Cottesloe (PLC) Guide Company.

It comprises photographs, textiles, videos and DVDs, books, letters, reports, music recordings, oral histories, enrolment registers, plans, Kookaburras, trophies, Council minutes (restricted access) and local history resources.

The Photographic Collection, both physical and digital, is extensive and covers all aspects of the School throughout its history. A selection of digitised images is available on Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/photos/plcarchives/

The Textile Collection comprises various items of uniform, Mrs Cusack¹s mortarboard and academic gown - even a beautiful, long, pink 1963 Prefects¹ Dance dress.

Finding aids, guides and publications

Access area

Opening times

Open by appointment.
Closed weekends and public holidays.

Access conditions and requirements

Accessibility

Services area

Research services

General reference assistance available. Referral to paid researchers is available.

Reproduction services

Copying services for books, journals, original records to A3 size, photographs and newspapers.

Public areas

Control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Language(s)

Script(s)

Sources

Maintenance notes

Access points

Access Points

  • Education (Thematic area)
  • Clipboard

Primary contact

142 Forrest Street, Peppermint Grove
Perth, Western Australia 6011