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Who made the 2018 NSW Premier’s History Awards shortlists? Find out here.
FAR Out! original collection materials visiting country schools
Researching family history is an immensely rewarding endeavour. At a certain point however, many researchers arrive at an important question: What next?
These recently digitised photographs by Roger Marchant from the 1970s and 80s are a time capsule of the early alternative lifestyle movement in Australia.
A spotlight on Australia’s early sovereigns.
New oral history collection about the historic Mungo Man repatriation process.
The Library has recently acquired a celestial pocket globe from c1791 by London globemakers John and William Cary.
The Library actively collects material relating to the publishing industry, including the history of printing, paper making, book binding, intaglio, lithography and other production techniques.
One hundred years after troops landed at Gallipoli, the Library commissioned five professional photographers to document what the people of New South Wales did on 25 April 2015.
Leigh Hobbs and Mr Chicken will be in the building to help us celebrate Book Week 2018.
Margot Riley will be showcasing items from the collection which shed a light on colonial mourning practices including rare examples of post-mortem portraiture from the era.
Join four of the Library's esteemed Fellows for a conversation with Richard Neville, Mitchell Librarian about some of their more surprising finds from the Library's collections.
As part of History Week 2018, curator Margot Riley will explore the prevalence of memorial portraiture in Australia, and the observance of mourning etiquette, as evidenced through the collections of the Library.
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