The Benedictine Community of New Norcia, Western Australia

Identificatie

Bestandsidentificatie

daa/405

Geauthoriseerde naam

The Benedictine Community of New Norcia, Western Australia

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Soort

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Contact

 

Archivist

Soort

adres

Adres

Great Northern Highway, New Norcia

Locality

New Norcia

Region

Western Australia

Landnaam

Postcode

6509

Telefoon

08 9654 8018

Fax

Aantekening

Beschrijving

Geschiedenis

The Archives of the New Norcia Benedictine Community began even before the monks arrived at New Norcia, it began when Bishop Brady gave the monks permission to come to Western Australia. Rosendo Salvado, his Prior Bernardo Martinez, and Procurators over time – Venancio Garrido, Santos Salvado, Fulgentius Dominguez – were excellent records managers and their collections now form the nucleus of the Archives.

Geografische en culturele context

New Norcia is 132km north of Perth, Western Australia and is situated on the Great Northern Highway.

Mandaat/bronnen van bevoegdheid

Organisatie structuur

Officer in charge: Archivist
In 1991, the Community established an Archives, Research and Publications Committee which prepares and oversees the programs of work for the Archives.

Records management and collecting policies

All material relating to the Benedictine Community at/from New Norcia.

Gebouwen

Bestanden

There are voluminous collections of correspondence, farm management records, parish and mission registers, college and orphanage administration records, maps and photographs. Of particular value are the records of the Nyoongar people.
Records of the Benedictine Community of New Norcia include:

  • Marriage, baptism and burial records, 1846- present
  • Maps, 1846-1970
  • Photographs, 1850- present
  • Community Diaries ,1901- present
  • Reports to Propaganda, 1850-1970
  • Bp Rosendo Salvado: Diaries, 1846-1900; Correspondence, 1846-1900
  • Bp Fulgentius Torres: Diaries, 1901-1914; Correspondence, 1901-1914
  • Abbot Anselm Catalan: Correspondence, 1914-1959.

Quantity: 475 shelf metres

Toegangen, gidsen en publicaties

Publications that refer to the Archives include:

  • Sharman, R C and Clyde, A, 'Western Perspectives' ALIA Western Australia, 1990.
  • Symons, J, Photographic Resources of Australia 1990, Symons & Co., 1989.
  • James, T, Archives and Manuscripts, 13/1 (May 1985).
  • Pearce, W G, Archives and Manuscripts, 23/1 (May 1995)
  • Hocking, P, New Norcia Studies Journal, Vol. 23 (2016)

Toegang

Openingstijden

Open by appointment only; telephone enquiries may be made Monday to Thursday 8.30am–4.30pm.
Closed Fridays.

Raadpleegvoorwaarden en -eisen

If you require access to the Archival records of New Norcia please complete the relevant form and return to the Archivist. For the forms, see https://www.newnorcia.wa.edu.au/education-research/archives/archives
Allow one month to process application for access - authorised by Superior of the Benedictine Community. Proof of identity required.

Toegankelijkheid

For details on the location and transport options, see https://www.newnorcia.wa.edu.au/visit/getting-there

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Publiekruimten

Beheer

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Toegepaste regels en/of conventies

Status

Niveau van detaillering

Datering van aanmaak, herziening of verwijdering

Revised 16 May 2018

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Trefwoorden

Access Points

  • Agriculture (Thematic area)
  • Education (Thematic area)
  • Genealogical (Thematic area)
  • Indigenous (Thematic area)
  • Taal (Thematic area)
  • Local Studies (Thematic area)
  • Religion (Thematic area)
  • Social Organisations and Activities (Thematic area)
  • Clipboard

Eerste contactpersoon

Great Northern Highway, New Norcia
New Norcia, Western Australia 6509