Series S3961 - PHOTOGRAPHIC RECORDS - PUBLIC WORKS

Identity area

Reference code

AU WA S3961

Title

PHOTOGRAPHIC RECORDS - PUBLIC WORKS

Date(s)

  • 1897-01-01 - (Creation)
  • 1897-01-01 - 1927-12-31 (Accumulation)

Level of description

Series

Medium

Format

Photograph albums

Status

Context area

Name of creator

AU WA A7 - PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT (1901-01-01 - 1985-01-01)

Administrative history

Formerly the Department of Works & Buildings, the Public Works Department expanded greatly from the beginning of the century, becoming responsible for the construction of the Goldfields Water Supply and Fremantle harbour. The Public Works Department changed its name to the Building Management Authority on 1 January 1985.

Name of creator

AU WA A587 - DEPARTMENT OF WORKS AND BUILDINGS (1890-10-01 - 1900-12-31)

Administrative history

About the same time that the State received independent status, the functions of railways and public works were split into two separate departments, the Western Australian Government Railways [1] and the Department of Works & Buildings. The latter became the Public Works Department in 1901.

Archival history

Content and structure area

Scope and content

This series consists of discreet photographic records (albums) containing photographic images of public works under construction.

(The albums in this Record Series were previously listed at the State Records Office at reference: AN 7/WAT/8, Accession 882).

Accruals

System of arrangement

Numerical

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Open

Conditions governing access (legacy)

Open access

Conditions governing reproduction

Language of material

Script of material

Language and script notes

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

Allied materials area

Existence and location of originals

Related units of description

Related units of description

Access points

Place access points

Description control area

Level of detail

Language(s)

Script(s)

Sources

Accession area

Related subjects

Related people and organizations

Related places