Ringwood and District Historical Society, Melbourne

Identity area

Identifier

daa/368

Authorized form of name

Ringwood and District Historical Society, Melbourne

Parallel form(s) of name

Other form(s) of name

  • Formerly Ringwood Historical Research Group Inc, Melbourne

Type

  • Community

Contact area

 

President

Type

Address

Street address

Archives: Norwood Reserve, 125 Warrandyte Road, Ringwood and 35 Tortice Drive, North Ringwood
Society street address: 11 Ripley Court, Ringwood, 3134

Locality

Melbourne

Region

Victoria

Country name

Postal code

3134

Telephone

0418 103 256

Fax

Note

Description area

History

The Ringwood and District Historical Society exists to collect, preserve and promote material relating to the history of Ringwood, Victoria, and local districts.

Its purposes are three-fold:


  • to collect local historical objects and information for the local community
  • to promote local history by holding regular meetings and organising historical displays
  • to undertake research for members, the general public, government organisations and corporations.

The society has a humidified and air conditioned archives, which is open to the public by appointment.

Geographical and cultural context

Ringwood is a suburb of Melbourne, 23 km east of Melbourne's Central Business District. It is in the local government area of the City of Maroondah.

Mandates/Sources of authority

Administrative structure

Records management and collecting policies

Material relating to the history of Ringwood and local districts.

Buildings

Holdings

The Archives includes newspapers, journals, books, personal histories, maps, plans, photographs and other material and artefacts.

Finding aids, guides and publications

Access area

Opening times

Open on Saturdays, 10am-midday and Wednesdays, 6.30-8.30pm or contact the society to make other arrangements.

Access conditions and requirements

Contact the society.

Accessibility

Services area

Research services

General reference assistance available.

Reproduction services

Copying services available.

Public areas

Control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Revised 16 June 2019

Language(s)

Script(s)

Sources

Maintenance notes

Access points

Access Points

  • Local Studies (Thematic area)
  • Clipboard

Primary contact

Archives: Norwood Reserve, 125 Warrandyte Road, Ringwood and 35 Tortice Drive, North Ringwood Society street address: 11 Ripley Court, Ringwood, 3134
Melbourne, Victoria 3134