Pulteney Grammar School, Adelaide

Identity area

Identifier

daa/298

Authorized form of name

Pulteney Grammar School, Adelaide

Parallel form(s) of name

Other form(s) of name

  • Pulteney Street School, 1847-1921

Type

  • Educational

Contact area

 

Archivist

Type

Address

Street address

190 South Terrace, Adelaide

Locality

Adelaide

Region

South Australia

Country name

Postal code

5000

Telephone

08 8216 5546

Fax

Note

Description area

History

Pulteney Grammar School is an Anglican co-educational school teaching from Early Learning Centre to Year 12. Founded in 1847, teaching began in May 1848. Originally located in Pulteney Street and known as Pulteney Street School, it moved to the current location on South Terrace in 1921 and became Pulteney Grammar School. The school was co-educational until 1884 when it became an all boys school. It returned to co-education in 1999.

Geographical and cultural context

Mandates/Sources of authority

Administrative structure

Records management and collecting policies

The Pulteney Grammar School Archives aims to preserve records and artefacts that illustrate the origins, development and continuing history of the school.

Buildings

Holdings

Holdings include material related to the school's administration, publications, photographs, objects and textiles and records relating to old scholars and extra curricular activities.
Includes:

  • Council of Governors: Minutes, 1847-1995 (2m)
  • Headmasters' reports, 1877- present (1m)
  • Annual magazines, 1922-29, 1952- present (1m)
  • School newsletters, 1963- present (0.5m)
  • Old Scholars' Association: Papers, minutes, photos, 1911- present (4.5m)
  • Photographs, 1880- present (6.5m).

Quantity: 180 shelf metres (100% in house).

Finding aids, guides and publications

Access area

Opening times

Open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday by appointment.

Access conditions and requirements

Open by appointment only.
Proof of identity required.
Specific permission may be required to access some records.
Items may only be viewed in the archives under supervision of the Archivist.

Accessibility

Services area

Research services

General reference assistance available.

Reproduction services

Limited copying service available for paper based items, subject to conservation assessment.

Public areas

Control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Revised 26 March 2018

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Sources

Maintenance notes

Access points

Access Points

  • Education (Thematic area)
  • Social Organisations and Activities (Thematic area)
  • Clipboard

Primary contact

190 South Terrace, Adelaide
Adelaide, South Australia 5000