Deposit Z743 - Australian Society of Archivists deposit 2

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Australian Society of Archivists deposit 2


  • 1975 - 2010 (Creation)

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10.4 m (52 Type 1 boxes)

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(1975 -)

Biographical history

The Australian Society of Archivists was formed in 1975. Prior to the establishment of the ASA, an Archives Section of the Library Association of Australia had operated since 1951. From 1955 the activities of the Archives Section included the provision of the journal, Archives and Manuscripts. Attempts to establish an archives association included the formation of a Steering Committee in 1958 to investigate and promote an Australian association of archivists, and the Steering Committee formed in 1974 to investigate forming the ASA. At the inaugural meeting of the Society held at the Australian National University in April 1975, a constitution was adopted, provision was made for professional, associate and institutional members, and a council was elected.

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Records of Lindeberg Greivance files (Heiner Affairs); files of ASA office bearers including subject files and correspondence, 2010 conference satchel and programs, membership files, agenda and papers of the ASA Council and Executive; council files on proposed establishment of ICA Pacific Branch and Pacific conference, ASA Oral History Project file, portfolio holders' files; President's conference records 2006-2007, and member's handbook (1999).


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Archives staff will need to request permission from the owner of the records before access can be given.

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Includes compact discs of President and Secretary files c. 2006 - 2009

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NBAC N187 Australian Society of Archivists deposit 1

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Entered from deposit description on 7 August 2012




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