Collection 3071 - Wagga Wagga and District Historical Society

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RW 3071


Wagga Wagga and District Historical Society


  • 1861-2016 (Creation)

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2.69m; 12 type one boxes, 2 photograph albums, 1 A3 box, 1 loose volume, 1 map drawer

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(17 September 1962 -)

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The inaugural general meeting of the current incarnation of the Wagga Wagga and District Historical Society took place at the Wagga Wagga Teachers' College on 17 September 1962.

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This collection is an accumulation of items donated to the Wagga Wagga and District Historical Society by various families, businesses, community groups and individuals. It includes the Wagga Wagga Public School, Wagga Wagga High School, Wagga Businesses, NSW Railways, NSW Police Department (Wagga Wagga Division and Narrandera and Griffith Division), David Copland and Co., CSU Regional Archives, Wagga Wagga Botanic Gardens, Lake Albert Common Trustees, Harding Family Collection, Janet V Buckeridge Collection, Telecommunications, Wagga Wagga Grammer School, Wagga Wagga School of Arts, Brendan and Iris Leahy Collection, Wagga Wagga City Council, Vincent Family, John Paynter, and miscellaneous photographs.


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Records less than 30 years old may be RESTRICTED.

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Items in this collection may be protected by copyright. Contact the Reference Archivist for more information.

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