Online collections

The Library has an ongoing digitisation program to improve access to significant parts of its extensive collections. More than 400 000 digital images are currently available through records in the Manuscripts, Oral History & Pictures Catalogue.  

Highlights

Miles Franklin Collection
An archive of digital images and transcriptions of items from the State Library of New South Wales' extensive Miles Franklin collection.

Heritage Collection
The Heritage Collection is an ongoing, changing exhibition highlighting the great breadth and diversity of the Library's collections — the famous, the rare or unique, and the unexpected.

Papers of Sir Joseph Banks
An archive of the papers of Sir Joseph Banks including his Endeavour journal; papers of William Bligh following the mutiny on the Bounty; the first four Governors of New South Wales; and many of the major voyages of exploration.

Matthew Flinders Collection
An archive of Matthew Flinders' personal papers — his journals, letterbooks, charts and memorabilia — held in the Mitchell Library, sponsored by Mr James Fairfax, A0.

Sport 2003
Selections from the Library's sporting collections.

Federation ephemera
A collection of ephemera, including the Alfred Lee album, that celebrates the Federation of Australia.

Antarctica collections
Selections from the our rich holdings which have been collected since the Library's first days in the nineteenth century.

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