Sisters of St Joseph of the Sacred Heart, Congregational Archives, Sydney

Identity area

Identifier

daa/592

Authorized form of name

Sisters of St Joseph of the Sacred Heart, Congregational Archives, Sydney

Parallel form(s) of name

Other form(s) of name

  • SOSJ Congregational Archives, Sydney

Type

  • Religious

Contact area

 

Roslyn Kennedy, Congregational Archivist

Type

Address

Street address

9 Mount Street, North Sydney

Locality

Sydney

Region

New South Wales

Country name

Postal code

2060

Telephone

02 8912 4876

Fax

Note

Description area

History

The archives of Mary MacKillop and the Sisters of St Joseph of the Sacred Heart are the official records of the Congregation dating back to its foundation in the 1800s.

For a history of the Sisters of St Joseph in Australia and New Zealand, see https://www.sosj.org.au/about-the-sisters/history/

Geographical and cultural context

Mandates/Sources of authority

Administrative structure

The Congregation also maintains regional and area archival collections in New Zealand, Peru, Ireland and some states of Australia.

Records management and collecting policies

Buildings

Holdings

The archives comprise records of Congregational governance and administration, ministries and other activities undertaken as well as information which helps to preserve the history, spirit and charism of the Sisters of St Joseph.

The letters and writings of Saint Mother Mary MacKillop, co-founder of the Sisters of St Joseph, are held in the archives.

The collection comprises a wide range of formats including manuscripts and personal papers, photographs, artworks, sound recordings, films, videos and artefacts.

Finding aids, guides and publications

Access area

Opening times

Access conditions and requirements

Access to the archives is restricted. Except where required by law, any access to the records is at the discretion of the Congregation. Any record or class of records in the collection may be restricted at the decision of the Congregational Archivist.

Where permitted by the Congregational Archivist, access may be granted for bona fide researchers, subject to conditions. All applications for access must be in writing to the Congregational Archivist.

Accessibility

Services area

Research services

Reproduction services

Public areas

Control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Prepared 12 March 2018

Language(s)

Script(s)

Sources

Maintenance notes

Access points

Access Points

  • Education (Thematic area)
  • Genealogical (Thematic area)
  • Local Studies (Thematic area)
  • Out of Home Care (Thematic area)
  • Religion (Thematic area)
  • Clipboard

Primary contact

9 Mount Street, North Sydney
Sydney, New South Wales 2060