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Why David Unaipon did not benefit from his Patents

Tuesday
Tue 5 Jul 2022
  • series: Scholar Talks

Unaipon descendent, Ngarrindjeri man Kym Kropinyeri, wants to know why this famous inventor never made any money. This talk explains why. 

Headshot of Scholar Kathy Bowrey
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Curator Talk: Imagine...the wonder of picture books

Wednesday
Wed 20 Jul 2022
  • series: Friends

A special introduction to the "Imagine....the wonder of picture books" exhibition

Exhibition title piece
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Out of the vaults

Wednesday
Wed 20 Jul 2022
  • series: Out of the vaults

Join our curators as they delve into the stacks and bring out rare items and little-known collections.

Door ajar that looks into the stacks of the Library
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Lobbying for law reform: The campaign to decriminalise homosexuality in NSW

Tuesday
Tue 2 Aug 2022
  • series: Scholar Talks

Until 1984, sex between men was illegal in New South Wales. This talk explores the activist campaign to change the law.  

head shot of Scholar Dr Scott McKinnon
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History Now: migration history

Wednesday
Wed 3 Aug 2022

Join historians Roland Leikauf and Dr Alexandra Dellios in conversation with Dr Peter Hobbins

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Connecting Culture: Tracing Ancestors

Friday
Fri 5 Aug 2022
  • series: Family History Month
  • series: Lifelong learning

A family history yarn for mob and library professionals. 

Two smiling women are holding old documents
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Shipping and passenger records

Wednesday
Wed 10 Aug 2022
  • series: Family History Month
  • series: Lifelong learning

Learn to navigate shipping and passenger records for information about your ancestors. 

The crowded deck of a ship with the ocean in the background
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NSW death and burial records

Thursday
Thu 11 Aug 2022
  • series: Family History Month
  • series: Lifelong learning

Learn where to look and what information you may find in the NSW death and burial records. 

Grave of James Dunlop, St Paul's, Kincumber, c 1900s
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Virus on the march? Military model and metaphor in the Covid-19 pandemic

Thursday
Thu 11 Aug 2022
  • series: Friends

What should a medical historian say when a general calls, asking for advice on a vaccine rollout during the pandemic?

Professor Warwick Anderson
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Connecting Culture: Tracing Ancestors

Friday
Fri 12 Aug 2022
  • series: Family History Month
  • series: Lifelong learning

A family history yarn for mob and library professionals. 

Two smiling women are holding old documents
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NSW birth and baptism records

Wednesday
Wed 17 Aug 2022
  • series: Family History Month
  • series: Lifelong learning

The birth record is a key document for building your family tree.

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NSW death and burial records

Thursday
Thu 18 Aug 2022
  • series: Family History Month
  • series: Lifelong learning

Learn where to look and what information you may find in the NSW death and burial records. 

Grave of James Dunlop, St Paul's, Kincumber, c 1900s