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Explore the magnificent Mitchell Library and discover some quirky stories these school holidays!
We're excited to launch a new collaboration with Gamilaraay and Mandandanji artist and animator, Jake Duczynski! Read the blog for more details.
Listen to the latest podcast episode – Digging up the dead – now.
Photographs from the Deadly Awards by Jamie James.
Scrapbooks compiled by the father of Australian jazz, Graeme Bell (1914 – 2012).
The Library has recently aquired a collection of six watercolours by Jacob Janssen (1779-1856).
Anna Corkhill, curator in the Library's Research and Discovery team, shares a house construction notebook from 1913.
On 6 February some 45 chiefs signed a ‘Treaty of Cession’, now known as the Treaty of Waitangi.
Anna Corkhill, curator in the Library's Research and Discovery team, shares a sketchbook from a crucial stage in the development of the Sydney Opera House.
View our newly digitised Book of Hours, featuring 14 large miniatures, framed by pink marble columns or brown bands, and enter the world of an illuminated manuscript.
The Library has recently acquired a series of 25 works by Blue Mountains-based artist Jeff Rigby.
The Library has just completed digitising minute books of the Sydney Female Refuge Society which provide a remarkable insight into prostitution in nineteenth-century Sydney.
Library curator Elise Edmonds will explore themes held within our current World War One related exhibition Quick March which focuses on the experiences of children during the Great War.
Join guest speakers, linguists and the Library’s Indigenous team as we explore the extensive language collections held at the State Library of NSW.
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