Randwick and District Historical Society Inc, Sydney

Identificatie

Bestandsidentificatie

daa/137

Geauthoriseerde naam

Randwick and District Historical Society Inc, Sydney

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Soort

  • Community

Contact

Soort

adres

Adres

Level 2, Bowen Library Building, 669 Anzac Parade, Maroubra
Postal address: PO Box 430, Randwick 2031

Locality

Sydney

Region

New South Wales

Landnaam

Postcode

2035

Telefoon

02 9349 3572

Fax

Aantekening

Beschrijving

Geschiedenis

Randwick and District Historical Society Inc. was founded in 1957 and aims to document the social/political history and natural and built environment from pre-history to present day of Randwick City Local Government Area.

This includes the suburbs of Randwick, Clovelly, Gordons Bay, Coogee, The Spot, Lurline Bay, Maroubra, Malabar, Little Bay, La Perouse, Chifley, Yarra Bay, Phillip Bay, Matraville, Pagewood, Kingsford, Kensington, Centennial Park, and former suburbs of Little Coogee, South Kensington, Epsom, Lilyville, Bunnerong and Long Bay.

Geografische en culturele context

Mandaat/bronnen van bevoegdheid

The society's constitution is available on the website.

Organisatie structuur

The Society's Management Committee includes: President, Hon. Secretary, Treasurer, Vice-President and members. The Society is affiliated with the Royal Australian Historical Society and the History Council of NSW.

Records management and collecting policies

History of Randwick City Local Government Area.

Gebouwen

The Society has a modern centre on Level 2 of the Bowen Library at Maroubra which includes research facilities and material.

Bestanden

The Society's extensive collections are designed to document the history of Randwick City, including the Museum Collection, the Library and Research files.

Research Files include extensive material including photographs, ephemera, clippings, documents, realia, and reports relating to the history of Randwick City:


  • the Aboriginal People of Australia and the Indigenous People of the district.
  • people of interest in Randwick in areas of Sport, Arts, Politics, Commerce, Religion and Community Organisations.
  • topical subjects such as Architecture, Art, the Environment, Migrant Groups, Motor Sport, Swimming, Racing, Rugby, Shipwrecks, Quarries, Cemeteries, Crime and Mystery,Transport.
  • Randwick's districts - Coogee, Randwick, Clovelly, Maroubra, La Perouse, Matraville, Malabar, Long Bay, Chifley, Kingsford, Kensington, The Spot.
  • Maps from 1770 including aerial maps, land sale posters from 1883, and Water Board Maps from 1896.
  • Art including paintings, drawings, craft pieces etc.
  • Photographs: an exhaustive photographic record of Randwick City from the dawn of photography in the 1850s through to the present day.
  • Costume and Textiles: a range of costumes and textiles. The costume collection is regularly used in displays and exhibitions.

Toegangen, gidsen en publicaties

Toegang

Openingstijden

Open:
Tuesdays: 1.30-4.00pm
Thursdays: 10.30am-4.00pm.

Raadpleegvoorwaarden en -eisen

Advance notice of visit advisable (phone: 02 9349 3572).

Toegankelijkheid

dienstverlening

onderzoeksdienstverlening

The centre is staffed by volunteers who undertake research (for a fee) and administrative work and maintain the collections.
Also, research facilities can be used by members free or by others for a fee.
For fees and charges, see http://www.randwickhistoricalsociety.org.au/about.htm

reproduktiedienstverlening

Copies can be made for a fee, see http://www.randwickhistoricalsociety.org.au/about.htm

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 6 June 2019

Taal (talen)

Schrift(en)

Bronnen

Onderhoudsaantekeningen

Trefwoorden

Access Points

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders (Thematic area)
  • Arts and Culture (Thematic area)
  • Built Environment (Thematic area)
  • Environment (Thematic area)
  • Immigration (Thematic area)
  • Industry, Manufacturing and Commerce (Thematic area)
  • Law and Justice (Thematic area)
  • Local Studies (Thematic area)
  • Politics and Government (Thematic area)
  • Recreation / Leisure / Sports (Thematic area)
  • Religion (Thematic area)
  • Social Organisations and Activities (Thematic area)
  • Transportation (Thematic area)
  • Clipboard

Eerste contactpersoon

Level 2, Bowen Library Building, 669 Anzac Parade, Maroubra Postal address: PO Box 430, Randwick 2031
Sydney, New South Wales 2035