Prospect Library, Local History Collection, Adelaide

Identificatie

Bestandsidentificatie

daa/297

Geauthoriseerde naam

Prospect Library, Local History Collection, Adelaide

Parallelle vormen van de naam

Aandere naamsvormen

Soort

  • Municipal

Contact

 

Local History Officer

Soort

adres

Adres

1 Thomas Street, Nailsworth

Locality

Adelaide

Region

South Australia

Landnaam

Postcode

5083

Telefoon

08 8342 8170

Fax

Aantekening

Beschrijving

Geschiedenis

Prospect Local History Collection was opened in 1986 as part of the South Australian Jubilee celebrations. It has developed as a means of collecting and preserving materials documenting the history and cultural development of Prospect, promoting and communicating local identity, history, heritage and stories.

Geografische en culturele context

The boundary of the geographical area covered by City of Prospect includes the Adelaide suburbs of: Collinswood, Medindie Gardens, Fitzroy, Ovingham, Prospect, Thorngate, Broadview, Nailsworth, and Sefton Park.

Mandaat/bronnen van bevoegdheid

Organisatie structuur

Records management and collecting policies

Acquisitions must have distinct, verifiable connection to the City of Prospect and fit within the stated purpose of the collection and the collection areas outlined in Collection Development Policy.

Gebouwen

Bestanden

Physical Items collected are: photographs; documents, including letters and journals; reports; drawings and plans; maps; oral histories; books, including all publications by the Prospect Local History Group; textiles; and three dimensional objects.

Toegangen, gidsen en publicaties

Deaths and Marriages in South Australia.
Books for searching: Sands and McDougall directories, Biographical records, South Australian records series, Electoral rolls, Civic records, Cemetery records, general South Australia information, Shipping information and research aids.

Toegang

Openingstijden

Tuesday 10.15am-8.30pm
Wednesday to Friday 10.15am-6pm
Saturday 9am-4pm
Sunday 2-5pm
Closed Monday and public holidays.

Raadpleegvoorwaarden en -eisen

The Prospect Library, Local History Collection is a reference collection and is to be used within the Library only. Information can be copied at the discretion of the Local History Officer provided there are no copyright restrictions.

The collection is made available to the community including the general public, researchers and Prospect Local History Group in the Local History Room of the Prospect Library where collection items and records can be physically accessed.

Commitment to an ongoing digitisation project will also ensure that objects and documents are increasingly accessible and searchable. The library provides scans of images to individuals as requested provided there is no copyright restriction on the material. A small fee may be incurred to cover the cost of providing the image.

Toegankelijkheid

dienstverlening

onderzoeksdienstverlening

The Prospect Family History Group meets on the third Tuesday of the month and members are available to help research family history.

The Local History Officer (part-time) is available for help with the collection. Library staff are also on hand to assist with basic search requests.

reproduktiedienstverlening

Copying services are available for a fee for books, journals and original records up to A3 size.
Copyright restrictions apply.

Publiekruimten

Beheer

Identificatie van de beschrijving

Identificatiecode van de instelling

Toegepaste regels en/of conventies

Status

Niveau van detaillering

Datering van aanmaak, herziening of verwijdering

Revised 11 April 2018

Taal (talen)

Schrift(en)

Bronnen

Onderhoudsaantekeningen

Trefwoorden

Access Points

  • Arts and Culture (Thematic area)
  • Built Environment (Thematic area)
  • Education (Thematic area)
  • Family / Domestic Life (Thematic area)
  • Genealogical (Thematic area)
  • Immigration (Thematic area)
  • Industry, Manufacturing and Commerce (Thematic area)
  • Local Studies (Thematic area)
  • Medicine and Health (Thematic area)
  • Politics and Government (Thematic area)
  • Recreation / Leisure / Sports (Thematic area)
  • Social Organisations and Activities (Thematic area)
  • Transportation (Thematic area)
  • Clipboard

Eerste contactpersoon

1 Thomas Street, Nailsworth
Adelaide, South Australia 5083