University of Adelaide Archives

Identity area

Identifier

daa/316

Authorized form of name

University of Adelaide Archives

Parallel form(s) of name

Other form(s) of name

  • Adelaide University Archives

Type

  • University

Contact area

 

University Archivist

Type

Address

Street address

Barr Smith Library, North Terrace Campus, University of Adelaide, Adelaide

Locality

Adelaide

Region

South Australia

Country name

Postal code

5005

Telephone

08 8313 5334

Fax

Note

Description area

History

The University of Adelaide Archives was established in 1983 with the appointment of the first University Archivist.

Geographical and cultural context

Mandates/Sources of authority

State Records Act 1997 (SA)

Administrative structure

The University of Adelaide Archives consists of a small team working from offices located on both the North Terrace and Waite Campuses. It is also supported by members of a Volunteer Group who assist with preservation, digitisation and processing tasks.

Records management and collecting policies

The Archives collects material relating to the University of Adelaide and its affiliated institutions, including student governing bodies, clubs and associations.

Buildings

Holdings

The collection consists of official records of the University of Adelaide including records relating to governance, staff, students, teaching, research, university clubs and associations. There are also records of affiliated institutions including:

  • Roseworthy Agricultural College
  • Waite Agricultural Research Institute
  • Adelaide Teachers College
  • South Australian College of Advanced Education (SACAE), and
  • Australian Music Examinations Board.

Finding aids, guides and publications

A listing of the collection is available online at https://www.adelaide.edu.au/records/archives/guide/

Access area

Opening times

Open office hours, Monday to Friday 9am-4.30pm.

Access conditions and requirements

Advance notice is required for visits. A closed period of 30 years applies to some records.

Accessibility

Services area

Research services

Reference assistance is available by contacting the Archives with details of the query prior to visiting.

Reproduction services

Copying and scanning facilities are 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 25 March 2018

Language(s)

Script(s)

Sources

Maintenance notes

Access points

Access Points

  • Agriculture (Thematic area)
  • Arts and Culture (Thematic area)
  • Built Environment (Thematic area)
  • Education (Thematic area)
  • Environment (Thematic area)
  • Genealogical (Thematic area)
  • Geography (Thematic area)
  • Law and Justice (Thematic area)
  • Medicine and Health (Thematic area)
  • Natural Resources (Thematic area)
  • Recreation / Leisure / Sports (Thematic area)
  • Science and Technology (Thematic area)
  • Social Organisations and Activities (Thematic area)
  • Travel and Exploration (Thematic area)
  • Clipboard

Primary contact

Barr Smith Library, North Terrace Campus, University of Adelaide, Adelaide
Adelaide, South Australia 5005