Fonds DAS - Dereham Antiquarian Society records

Identity area

Reference code

DAS

Title

Dereham Antiquarian Society records

Date(s)

  • 1648-2010 (Creation)

Level of description

Fonds

Extent and medium

approx 75 boxes

Context area

Name of creator

(1953-)

Administrative history

The Society was founded in 1953. It incorporates the Cowper Society of Dereham. The Arcadian Club, which studies the life and works of the local antiquarian Dr Augustus Jessopp, is another specialist group within the Society. Bishop Bonner's Cottage Museum in Dereham was founded by, and continues to be run by, volunteer members of the Society.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Received by the Norfolk Record Office on 14 March 2012(ACC 2011/327), on 30 May 2012 (ACC 2012/46) and on 17 July 2012 (ACC 2012/84). Added to catalogue, 23 August 2012 (SM/AB).

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Comprises adminstrative records of the Society and Bishop Bonner's Cottage Museum and archives relating to East Dereham collected by the Society. Most of the records are not yet catalogued in detail, but can be requested by their accession and box numbers.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Accruals

Further deposits expected.

System of arrangement

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Items can only be borrowed or withdrawn from this collection with the written authorisation of the DAS Chairman.

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

Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

Related descriptions

Notes area

Alternative identifier(s)

Access points

Subject access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Description control area

Description identifier

58d17e22-0b91-4ed5-87aa-6fde3ae2f4c1

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Uncatalogued

Level of detail

Dates of creation revision deletion

Created 14/03/2012 by Drosm. Modified 27/02/2019 by Catherine.Collins.

Sources

Accession area

Related subjects

Related people and organizations

Related genres

Related places