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Andrew, who describes himself as ‘living displaced’, has always loved libraries – even as a child.
A DX Lab Digital Drop-In experiment looking at some of the changes in NSW from 1860 to 1900 through the crimes recorded in the NSW Police Gazette.
Capturing the contested landscape for our exhibition Eight Days in Kamay was eye-opening for a Library photographer.
Read fascinating articles about new acquisitions, research discoveries and upcoming exhibitions.
The Library has recently acquired a highly detailed world map, published in London in 1798.
The Library has recently acquired a unique oil painting by Australian artist Herbert Badham.
Three artists’ books — Signs & wonders by Stephen Dupont and Jacques Menasche, Farewell Angelina by Anna D’Addario and Duende by Peter Lyssiotis — were recently added to the Library’s collection.
On 29 April 1970 protestors marched through Sydney's CBD before making their way to La Perouse.
The Library has recently acquired the extraordinary archive of Peter Slater, one of Australia’s best-known ornithologists.
The State Library of New South Wales holds a significant collection of WWI diaries and letters. These personal voices reveal the horror, the loneliness and the adventure of war.
Join us for an introduction to Ancestry Library Edition, an important research tool for family historians.
Public history shapes our communities’ understandings of the past. This series will explore the issues that stimulate and bedevil the work of public historians.
Join Jess and Benjamin Law as they discuss how we can work together to reimagine the way we live, work and play. Warning — this talk may require optimism and an open mind!
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