Library Lovers Day: Looking for Books with Mark Dunn

Library Lovers Day: Looking for Books with Mark Dunn

Explore the some of the early streets of Sydney where stories of private and public libraries unfold. Discover the wonderful world of books in colonial Sydney and learn about a few of the most important book collectors in New South Wales whose collections continue to be used today.

Friday
14 February 2020 2pm to 4:30pm

Price

General Admission: $20.00
State Library Friends Member: $20.00

Location

Mitchell Vestibule, Ground Floor
Mitchell Library building
Sydney NSW 2000
Australia

 

Looking for Books 

A Walking Tour with Mark Dunn

Explore the some of the early streets of Sydney where stories of private and public libraries unfold. Discover the wonderful world of books in colonial Sydney and learn about a few of the most important book collectors in New South Wales whose collections continue to be used today.

Dr Mark Dunn is a professional historian with a wide range of experience in broad-based historical research and oral history. He has a Masters degree in Applied History from the University of Technology, Sydney and a PhD from the University of New South Wales on the Colonial Hunter Valley.

Meet next to the Tasman Map in the Mitchell Building vestibule.

 


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