Sydney Water & Sydney Catchment Authority Historical Research & Archives Facility

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daa/576

Authorized form of name

Sydney Water & Sydney Catchment Authority Historical Research & Archives Facility

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Archivists

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Address

Street address

16 A Wentworth Street, CROYDON PARK NSW 2124

Postal address:
PO Box 399, PARRAMATTA NSW 2124

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Postal code

Telephone

02 9799 9501

Fax

02 9799 8201

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Description area

History

Geographical and cultural context

Mandates/Sources of authority

Administrative structure

Officer in charge: Vera Jeffery

Note: Archival material held in the Facility includes an extensive photographic and negative collection dating back to the BWS and S (1880) some plans, reports standing orders and instructions, books, journals, films and video tape, board minutes, etc. pertaining to Sydney Water, Sydney Catchment Authiority (SCA) and their predecessors: Board of Water Supply and Sewerage (BWSS); Metropoliton Board of Water Supply and Sewerage (MBWS and S); Metropolitan Water, Sewerage and Drainage Board (MWS and DB); Water Board; Sydney Water Corporation (SWC); Sydney Water

Records management and collecting policies

The Archivs is responsible for manging material realting to Sydny Water and all of its predeccorss agencies, its staff, functions, practices and phtographic collection.

Buildings

Holdings

Historical Photographs (1888-1960)
Negative Collections (1888-1988)
Minutes (1888-1988)
Early Staff Lists (1888-1985)
Historical Information Files (1788-1960)

Quantity: 400m

References: Margo Beasley: The Sweat of Their Brows - 100 years of the Sydney Wate Board 1888-1988

W.V. Aird: The Water Supply, Sewerage & Drainage of Sydney

F.J.J. Henry: The Water Supply & Sewerage of Sydney

Finding aids, guides and publications

Access area

Opening times

Open Monday to Friday (except Public Holidays) Appointment Only - General Reference assistanc available - Copying services available

Access conditions and requirements

Access is restricted to some material. Written advance notice of visits and area of interest is required prior to visiting the archive.  Vists ar limited to 3 hours on any given day.

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Research services

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Access points

Access Points

  • Clipboard

Primary contact

16 A Wentworth Street, CROYDON PARK NSW 2124 Postal address: PO Box 399, PARRAMATTA NSW 2124