State Records New South Wales
The function of preserving the State archives collection is to result in the documents available to enhance the resides of individuals and communities, in NSW and beyond. Beyond their particular cultural worth, archives assist visitors to establish individual or household identity and entitlements.
Use of their state archives collection can be done through our reading area, website, and 41 actual internet sites positioned across NSW.
In the reading space our staff offer expert and qualified advice on every aspect of analysis, assistance with likely sources and availability of product held inside State archives collection. Access to uncopied records is provided within our reading room. We provide mail and telephone enquiry services for information on the collection and how to utilize it.
Their state archive collection encompasses the founding papers of New Southern Wales, dating through the arrival of the very first Fleet on 26 January 1788 up until today's. This powerful collection of documents today over 70 kilometres - reflects the diversity of the State’s tasks as reflected through its formal documents.
Many of the most popular records tend to be available at a person title level through our room of online indexes.
Discover more about State Records NSW and our holdings and indexes on our website
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