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See the Library's jaw-dropping collection of First World War diaries come alive in award-winning playwright Ross Mueller's A Town Named War Boy - now on tour around Australia.
Discover what it takes from our Collection Care team to organise loans to high-profile exhibitions around the world.
Take a tour around Redfern with Indigenous Services and learn how prominent Australian street artists are documenting life in NSW.
Senior Curator, Geoff Barker, shares a rare album of early Nauru photographs compiled by T. H. Cude.
Maggie Patton, Manager of the Library's Research and Discovery team, shares a rare religious text from the first half of the sixteenth century.
A recent acquisition by the Library provides a fascinating insight into the feuds and grudges of colonial New South Wales.
The Library recently acquired a broadsheet advertisement published in London in 1839.
New to the collection is this series of photographs by Jamie James, capturing some of the various Sydney Survival Day gatherings.
A recently digitised book in the Library’s collections offers are rich resource of information about Sydney’s diverse suburbs and their characteristics from 100 years ago.
Despite difficult financial circumstances Eliza Thurston became an award-winning painter.
The Library is in the process of acquiring the archive of architect John Andrews, comprising thousands of drawings and architectural plans, photographs and job correspondence.
An extraordinary chapter in the story of navigational texts - Agostino Cesareo’s manual for navigating the South Seas.
Mark McKenna considers the legacies of the frontier in Australia’s historical consciousness and its importance to constitutional reform and our future as a nation.
The Tattooist of Auschwitz is a novel based on the incredible true story of Lale Sokolov, a Jewish man imprisoned at Auschwitz and forced to tattoo identification numbers on his fellow prisoners.
Professor Jack Beetson discusses how the Literacy for Life Foundation’s innovative adult literacy campaign is defying the odds in Aboriginal communities and delivering real change.
To commemorate the centenary of the counter-attack at Villers-Bretonneux in April 1918, award-winning historian Ross McMullin will illuminate the dramatic events.
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