Discover Collections

Discover Collections takes you on an online exploration of selected highlights of the Library's rich historical and contemporary collections. http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/discover_collections
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Eureka! The Rush for Gold. The gold rushes and the diggers who worked the goldfields are etched into Australian folklore. Follow the story of the people who sought the glittering prize. http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/discover_collections/history_nation/gold

Eureka! The Rush for Gold. The gold rushes and the diggers who worked the goldfields are etched into Australian folklore. Follow the story of the people who sought the glittering prize. http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/discover_collections/history_nation/gold

From Terra Australis to Australia. Explore the journals, letters, paintings, drawings and books documenting the adventures of the first British settlers in Australia, including the Library's priceless collection of First Fleet documents. http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/discover_collections/history_nation/terra_australis

From Terra Australis to Australia. Explore the journals, letters, paintings, drawings and books documenting the adventures of the first British settlers in Australia, including the Library's priceless collection of First Fleet documents. http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/discover_collections/history_nation/terra_australis

Voyages of Discovery - Great South Land. Through the State Library's incredible collections of maps, journals, letters, paintings, drawings and books explore the stories of exciting voyages of discovery. Find out about adventures of famous explorers like Abel Tasman and James Cook, and descriptions of the strange new flora, fauna and topography of the Great South Land. http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/discover_collections/history_nation/voyages

Voyages of Discovery - Great South Land. Through the State Library's incredible collections of maps, journals, letters, paintings, drawings and books explore the stories of exciting voyages of discovery. Find out about adventures of famous explorers like Abel Tasman and James Cook, and descriptions of the strange new flora, fauna and topography of the Great South Land. http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/discover_collections/history_nation/voyages

May Gibbs explores the life and work of one of Australia's best loved children's author, May Gibbs (1877-1969). Famous for her 'Adventures of Snugglepot and Cuddlepie', Gibbs also wrote and illustrated many other children's books, produced long-running cartoon strips and a various commercial work. http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/discover_collections/society_art/gibbs

May Gibbs explores the life and work of one of Australia's best loved children's author, May Gibbs (1877-1969). Famous for her 'Adventures of Snugglepot and Cuddlepie', Gibbs also wrote and illustrated many other children's books, produced long-running cartoon strips and a various commercial work. http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/discover_collections/society_art/gibbs

Exploration - Trailblazing the Australian Interior tells the story of the intrepid adventurers who explored and opened up inland Australia. This journey traces some of the most significant expeditions of the first half of the 19th century, and the role they played in defining the shape of the Australia we know today. http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/discover_collections/history_nation/exploration

Exploration - Trailblazing the Australian Interior tells the story of the intrepid adventurers who explored and opened up inland Australia. This journey traces some of the most significant expeditions of the first half of the 19th century, and the role they played in defining the shape of the Australia we know today. http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/discover_collections/history_nation/exploration

The Wallis Album was discovered in Ontario, Canada, as part of a deceased estate, the beautiful Wallis Album was purchased at auction by the State Library of NSW in October 2011.

The Wallis Album was discovered in Ontario, Canada, as part of a deceased estate, the beautiful Wallis Album was purchased at auction by the State Library of NSW in October 2011.

Indigenous Australians. Explore interpretations of Aboriginal culture, history, language and art through the Library's collections. Meet David Unaipon (1872-1967), who became a great inventor and conciliator, as well as Australia's first published Aboriginal author. See artworks by Aboriginal artists, Mickey of Ulladulla and Tommy McRae, whose works vividly depict their lives and local communities. http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/discover_collections/history_nation/indigenous

Indigenous Australians. Explore interpretations of Aboriginal culture, history, language and art through the Library's collections. Meet David Unaipon (1872-1967), who became a great inventor and conciliator, as well as Australia's first published Aboriginal author. See artworks by Aboriginal artists, Mickey of Ulladulla and Tommy McRae, whose works vividly depict their lives and local communities. http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/discover_collections/history_nation/indigenous

Law & Justice in Australia - find about the history of law and justice, from convict beginnings to notorious felons and respected lawmakers.

Law & Justice in Australia - find about the history of law and justice, from convict beginnings to notorious felons and respected lawmakers.

The Macquarie Era. Governor Lachlan Macquarie (1762-1824), fifth governor of New South Wales, was a man with great vision for a new nation. His leadership during the infancy of the colony is celebrated with a collection of unique manuscripts, pictures, maps and realia. http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/discover_collections/history_nation/macquarie

The Macquarie Era. Governor Lachlan Macquarie (1762-1824), fifth governor of New South Wales, was a man with great vision for a new nation. His leadership during the infancy of the colony is celebrated with a collection of unique manuscripts, pictures, maps and realia. http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/discover_collections/history_nation/macquarie

Australian Agricultural and Rural Life reflects many facets of this important aspect of Australia’s history, from the manuscript papers of early pastoral families to published agricultural journals and farming magazines, from early land grant maps to photographs of 20th century country life. http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/discover_collections/history_nation/agriculture

Australian Agricultural and Rural Life reflects many facets of this important aspect of Australia’s history, from the manuscript papers of early pastoral families to published agricultural journals and farming magazines, from early land grant maps to photographs of 20th century country life. http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/discover_collections/history_nation/agriculture


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Exploration - Trailblazing the Australian Interior tells the story of the intrepid adventurers who explored and opened up inland Australia. This journey traces some of the most significant expeditions of the first half of the 19th century, and the role they played in defining the shape of the Australia we know today. http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/discover_collections/history_nation/exploration

Exploration - Trailblazing the Australian Interior tells the story of the intrepid adventurers who explored and opened up inland Australia. This journey traces some of the most significant expeditions of the first half of the 19th century, and the role they played in defining the shape of the Australia we know today. http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/discover_collections/history_nation/exploration

Dixson Map Collection; Learn about the rare and wonderful maps collected by Library benefactor Sir William Dixson. http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/discover_collections/history_nation/dixson

Dixson Map Collection; Learn about the rare and wonderful maps collected by Library benefactor Sir William Dixson. http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/discover_collections/history_nation/dixson

Shipboard: the 19th century emigrant experience brings to life the experience of the long voyage to Australia undertaken by thousands of emigrants in the second half of the 19th century. It focuses on personal and collective experiences of the journey from the United Kingdom to Australia through personal diaries, sketches, published ships’ newspapers and ephemera, drawn from the vast collections of the State Library of NSW.

Shipboard: the 19th century emigrant experience brings to life the experience of the long voyage to Australia undertaken by thousands of emigrants in the second half of the 19th century. It focuses on personal and collective experiences of the journey from the United Kingdom to Australia through personal diaries, sketches, published ships’ newspapers and ephemera, drawn from the vast collections of the State Library of NSW.

Aviation in Australia traces the history of flight from its infancy through to the twentieth century. Explore the exciting world of aviation and learn of the successes and disasters of an evolving mode of transport. http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/discover_collections/history_nation/aviation

Aviation in Australia traces the history of flight from its infancy through to the twentieth century. Explore the exciting world of aviation and learn of the successes and disasters of an evolving mode of transport. http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/discover_collections/history_nation/aviation

Australian Agricultural and Rural Life reflects many facets of this important aspect of Australia’s history, from the manuscript papers of early pastoral families to published agricultural journals and farming magazines, from early land grant maps to photographs of 20th century country life. http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/discover_collections/history_nation/agriculture

Australian Agricultural and Rural Life reflects many facets of this important aspect of Australia’s history, from the manuscript papers of early pastoral families to published agricultural journals and farming magazines, from early land grant maps to photographs of 20th century country life. http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/discover_collections/history_nation/agriculture

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