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Format: 17/12/2018
Format: 17/12/2018
photo album of various black and white images

William Macarthur played an important role in the emergence of science for industry. Born in NSW in 1800, Macarthur’s many interests, whether classing wool, making wine or classifying eucalypts, led him to connect with a community of international thinkers transcending the politics of nation states: the so-called empire of science.

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book cover for Australia’s First Spies

Author Talk: John Fahey

Thursday, 7 February 2019 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
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In writing Australia’s First Spies, John Fahey combed Australian government archives with the expert eye of a former intelligence officer to uncover our secret wartime past from 1901–45.

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Join us for an exclusive evening with Geoff Barker, Curator, Research and Discovery.

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Ghost catchers on bikes

Strange Sydney

Thursday, 21 March 2019 - 10:30am to 12:30pm
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Join us to explore the strange and unusual tales of Sydney and surrounds.

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A small atlas

Join us for a fascinating journey through the State Library's collection of historical atlases.

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A seminar dedicated to the long-term care of printed photographs.

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Discover the breadth and depth of the State Library's Rare Book collection

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