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Morwenna Dixon, Manager of Archives

Ph: (02) 9847 8290

archives-BC@barker.nsw.edu.au

91 Pacific Highway
Hornsby NSW 2077

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    Welcome to the Barker College Archives

    Established in 1964, the Barker College Archives endeavours to provide a place of perpetuity for the records and memorabilia of the school's history to be kept in continuity. The Archive functions as the memory vault for the school's staff, students, families, friends and associates, past and present.

    The Barker College Archives contains the official records and memorabilia of the school, its associations (eg. the Old Barker Association, Barker College Mothers' Association, Foundation) and individuals that have been selected by the School Archivist for preservation because of their inherent administrative and historical significance.

    Examples of records and museum items held in the collection include: trophies, blazers, boaters, war medals, minute books, official correspondence, drama programs, school photos, architectural plans, oral histories, prize books, master plans, school magazines and publications, student enrolment registers and prize lists.

     

    Photo of the Week

    This book was purchased by the Barker College Senior School Library in 1983 for $22.50. During its time in the Library, it was borrowed by one member of staff and two students, and was most recently returned on 16 June 1986. The book then found its way to a second hand book stall, where it was purchased by a member of the Old Barker Association. It was only when he got the book home that he realised its connection to his old school. The book was returned to Barker this week at the OBA Over 70s Luncheon.

     

     

    What does the Archives do?

    Articles being written,

    Research projects undertaken,

    Collection of periodicals,

    History being published,

    Interesting displays mounted

    Verifying uncertain facts,

    Extra-curricular entertainment,

    Special tasks accomplished.

    The College Barker 1978, p. 67

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