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wollondilly heritage centre

Project

Preservation Needs Assessment

Client

The Oaks Historical Society

Services

Collections Management

Description

The Wollondilly Heritage Centre boasts a collection in excess of 75,000 items. It includes both archival and movable heritage items, including the unique Yerrenderie-Burrangorang scrolls, which document local history and stories. Funded by a National Library of Australia grant, the Society commissioned ICS to undertake a Preservation Needs Assessment.

Outcomes

  • Collection condition assessment
  • Display and storage assessment
  • Identification of collection management requirements
  • Identification of preservation and conservation requirements   

         

Exhibit 2

A selection of exhibited material

Scroll

One of the Yerrenderie-Burrangorang scrolls

Exhibit 1

An example of one of the many displays