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BERMUDA ARCHIVES

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BMBA

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BERMUDA ARCHIVES

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National

Contact area

Contact information

Bev Morfitt, Director

Address

Street address

30 Parliament Street

Locality

Hamilton

Region

Country name

Bermuda

Postal code

HM 12

Telephone

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Fax

441-295-8751

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Description area

History

Established 1974

Geographical and cultural context

Located City of Hamilton, Bermuda, an Overseas Dependent Territory of Great Britain

Mandates/Sources of authority

The Bermuda Archives Act 1974

Administrative structure

Minister responsible for Archives, the Hon. Nalton Brangman, JP, MP. Ministry of Education.

Records management and collecting policies

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Holdings

The Bermuda Archives holds records of the legislature, judiciary and government of Bermuda as well as the two municipalities of St. George's and Hamilton. Non-government collections include those of the churches, parish vestries, parish councils, personal and family papers. Archives of social, business and philanthropic organisations are also held. Records span the period from early settlement in 1615 until the present.

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Opening times

8:45 am - 5:00 pm Monday to Friday

Access conditions and requirements

Registration and identification required

Accessibility

All government records are in the public domain and are freely available. Private papers and manuscript collections subject to donor agreements may have access restrictions. Records containing personal data of living individuals are closed as are those archives that are fragile or at risk.

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