Library Collections Australian history
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This Board has been put together for my assignment and because of my love of history I decided to collect pins showing some of our important library collections in Australia.
'Voyages of discovery - the great south land' collection at the State library of NSW.  From very early voyages until the settlement of Australia.

The Founding of Australia By Capt Arthur Phillip Sydney Cove Jan 1788

'Exploration - Trailblazing the Australian Interior' collection at the State library of NSW. A huge collection of the significant expeditions of Australia.

'Exploration - Trailblazing the Australian Interior' collection at the State library of NSW. A huge collection of the significant expeditions of Australia.

The state library of Victoria has a huge range of maps including early Australian maps. The entire collections boasts over 110,000 maps in all.

The state library of Victoria has a huge range of maps including early Australian maps. The entire collections boasts over maps in all.

The National library of Australia has a vast range of maps (over 600,000). They range from early European to more current mapping of Australia.  This map is of Van Dieman's Land.

Chart of Van Dieman's Land [cartographic material] : compiled from the most authentic documents extant.

'Australian Agricultural and Rural Life' collection at the State library of NSW. A large collection of early pastoral families and agricultural life.

Government Agricultural Establishment Castle Hill, Additional note on reverse 'now call Dural

The National library of Australia has a vast collection of ephemera. This is a classic image of Australian ephemera.

The National library of Australia has a vast collection of ephemera. This is a classic image of Australian ephemera.

State library of Victoria. The Australian history collection is a wonderful look into the beginnings and growth of Australian society.

State library of Victoria, Australia. The Australian history collection is a wonderful look into the beginnings and growth of Australian society.

This is a photo of the staff at the State library of Victoria circa 1893.

This is a photo of the staff at the State library of Victoria circa

State library of NSW genealogy records and information.  You can do a large range of research when researching your family history.  Their lists include passenger records, convict records and many others.

State library of NSW genealogy records and information. You can do a large range of research when researching your family history. Their lists include passenger records, convict records and many others.

You can view the 'Dixon map collection' at the State library of NSW. It has over 1000 maps which were bequeathed to the library by Sir William Dixon.

You can view the 'Dixon map collection' at the State library of NSW. It has over 1000 maps which were bequeathed to the library by Sir William Dixon.

State library of Victoria. War collection. Wars have played a very big part in our history in past times and recent times. The state library has a huge collection on this subject.

State library of Victoria. Wars have played a very big part in our history in past times and recent times. The state library has a huge collection on this subject.

State library of Victoria. 'Journeys and exploration' collection. There is a vast array of documentation of many of the expeditions that have taken place in Australian

State Library Victoria’s vast collection dates back to 1854 and includes material on almost every subject you can think of, with a special focus on material from Victoria.

The State library of Victoria has a wonderful family history collection. It is the perfect place to start your search or the place to make more in-depth research

State Library Victoria’s vast collection dates back to 1854 and includes material on almost every subject you can think of, with a special focus on material from Victoria.

The State library of Victoria has a vast collection of British Colonial history.  The British empire was a dominant power when the library was opened in 1856 which has resulted in a very in-depth collection.

The State library of Victoria has a vast collection of British Colonial history. The British empire was a dominant power when the library was opened in 1856 which has resulted in a very in-depth collection.

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