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Collections & Services

The Cultural Heritage Collection is held at the City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters Cultural Heritage Centre.

Cultural Heritage - old booksCultural heritage services include history research, local family history, history of local houses, streets and buildings, conservation advice and referral service, civic collection, guided historical tours, interpretive signage program and cultural heritage events.

Our Cultural Heritage Advisor, Denise Schumann, is available by appointment at the Cultural Heritage Centre, Monday to Wednesday, 9.30am to 5pm, to assist you with expert advice and access to the collection.

Collection

Council minutes Photographic collection
Rate assessments Paintings
Mayoral reports Civic and domestic artifacts
Letter books Oral histories
Community archives Videos
Biographical and subject files Family history resources
Local history reference collection Sands & McDougall directories.

Services

Management and preservation of the Council's History Collection Provision of information on local family history, houses, streets and public buildings
Professional site histories for corporations or businesses Referrals to heritage agencies
Outreach education programmes for school and community groups Oral history program
Development of historical exhibitions and displays Coordination of interpretive signage program
Provision of guided historical walks and tours Coordination of heritage events and SA History Month

Specialist assistance

Historical research Family history documentation
Information services Seeking grants and sponsorship for cultural and historical projects
Tertiary, secondary and primary school projects Contacting local heritage groups

Contact

Cultural Heritage Adviser
Denise Schumann
T: 08 8334 0262
E: dschumann@npsp.sa.gov.au