Scout Heritage NSW

Identity area

Identifier

daa/156

Authorized form of name

Scout Heritage NSW

Parallel form(s) of name

Other form(s) of name

  • Formerly The NSW Scout Memorabilia Centre
  • Australian Scout Museum, Newington Armory, Sydney Olympic Park

Type

  • Community

Contact area

 

State Commissioner Heritage

Type

Address

Street address

2A Carter Street, Belfield

Locality

Sydney

Region

New South Wales

Country name

Postal code

2191

Telephone

Fax

Note

Description area

History

Scout Heritage NSW was established in the 1980s to collect and preserve all aspects of New South Wales Scouting history. Scout Heritage NSW also looks after the Australian Scout Museum at Newington Armory, Sydney Olympic Park.

Geographical and cultural context

Mandates/Sources of authority

Administrative structure

Records management and collecting policies

Buildings

Holdings

Archival material includes Scout Group records, log books, State Warrant cards (lists of Scout Leaders) and paperwork relating to NSW Scout events such as Jamborees.

The archive also holds a comprehensive range of Scout handbooks and training manuals dating to 1908.

Other holdings include badges, banners, camp blankets, film reels, photographs, Jamboree and Corroborree memorabilia, trophies and awards, and uniforms.

Finding aids, guides and publications

Access area

Opening times

Open by appointment only.

Access conditions and requirements

Please email to make an appointment to visit the archives. Research service available for small enquiries. Donations welcome.

Accessibility

Services area

Research services

The Scout Heritage team members supervise access to the archives and will assist visiting researchers with their enquiry.

Reproduction services

Limited photocopying available for a donation. Researchers can use their own camera to photograph records if desired after seeking approval from the archive manager.

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

Language(s)

Script(s)

Sources

Maintenance notes

Access points

Access Points

  • Recreation / Leisure / Sports (Thematic area)
  • Social Organisations and Activities (Thematic area)
  • Clipboard

Primary contact

2A Carter Street, Belfield
Sydney, New South Wales 2191