J Fairfax & Sons document storage box, 1856-1916

This metal box was used to house and transport important documents.

The Fairfax Media Business Archive is one of the most significant and comprehensive media archives in Australia. This rich resource, spanning from 1831 to 1991, holds the history of an iconic Australian company. The 2106 boxes of records contain correspondence, memoranda, reports, ledgers, minute books, pictorial material and objects that provide evidence of the day-to-day running of the business.