Yilgarn History Museum Southern Cross Incorporated, Western Australia

Zone d'identification

Identifiant

daa/446

Forme autorisée du nom

Yilgarn History Museum Southern Cross Incorporated, Western Australia

Forme(s) parallèle(s) du nom

Autre(s) forme(s) du nom

  • Formerly Southern Cross and Districts Historical Society
  • Formerly Southern Cross and Yilgarn District Historical Society and Museum

Type

  • Community

Zone du contact

 

Secretary

Type

Adresse

Adresse physique

Antares Street, Southern Cross
Postal address: PO Box 131 Southern Cross

Localité

Yilgarn

Région

Western Australia

Nom du pays

Code postal

6426

Téléphone

Fax

Note

Zone de description

Historique

The Southern Cross Historical Society began in 1971 and the Yilgarn Museum in 1979. Both entities operated with the same members under the title Southern Cross and Yilgarn District Historical Society and Museum.

The Southern Cross and Districts Historical Society, which used to be a separate association, was combined with the History Museum some years ago and they are now known as the Yilgarn History Museum Southern Cross Incorporated.

The museum is a Recognised Local Museum under the WA Museums Act, the building is vested in the Yilgarn Shire which does any maintenance. Museum artefacts are housed in the former Court House.

Contexte géographique et culturel

The Shire of Yilgarn is a local government area in the Eastern Wheatbelt region of Western Australia about 400 kilometres east of Perth.

Textes de référence

Structure administrative

Gestion des archives courantes et intermédiaires et politiques de collecte

Acquisition of journals, photos, newspapers etc pertaining to the history of Yilgarn Area and towns within that Shire. Also diaries, oral history, autobiographies of people and families who have lived, worked and pioneered in this area.

Bâtiments

Fonds

Shire Council: Minute books.
Individual diaries and published books, 1888- present.
Newspapers published within Southern Cross.
Yilgarn Museum: Papers and publications, 1888- present.
Individuals: Books, theses, autobiographies, family trees and records.

Instruments de recherche, guides et publications

Zone de l'accès

Heures d'ouverture

Open Monday to Saturday 9.30am-12pm and 1.30-4pm, Sunday 1.30-4pm
Closed Sunday mornings, Christmas Day and Good Friday.

Conditions d'accès et d'utilisation

One week's advance notice of visit required.

Accessibilité

Zone des services offerts

Services d'aide à la recherche

Reference assistance available in person and by mail.

Services de reproduction

Copying services available for books, journals, original records to A3, photographs, newspapers, maps and plans.

Espaces publics

Zone du contrôle

Identifiant de la description

Identifiant du service d'archives

Règles et/ou conventions utilisées

Statut

Niveau de détail

Dates de production, de révision et de suppression

Revised 4 May 2018

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Mots-clés

Points d'accès

  • Local Studies (Thematic area)
  • Presse-papier

Contact principal

Antares Street, Southern Cross Postal address: PO Box 131 Southern Cross
Yilgarn, Western Australia 6426