Mental Health from the Ground Up: Pioneering Consumer Activists Who Changed Mental Health

Citizen History: House History research workshop

The workshop will kick off with a presentation outlining the research tools offered by the City of Sydney archives. The City of Sydney’s online House & Building Histories Guide will provide the framework, focusing on resources available in Archives and History Resources.

Mental Health from the Ground Up: Pioneering Consumer Activists Who Changed Mental Health

Sydney Observatory: An Environmental History, 1847 – 1900

In this talk, Associate Professor Nancy Cushing will draw upon official reports, letters and diaries written by the astronomers to explore how their activities were affected by the light, smoke, dust and vibrations generated by the surrounding city, and how they bargained, blustered and innovated to ensure that valuable work could be undertaken there.

Finding certificate of land title numbers in the State Archives Collection

Finding certificate of land title numbers in the State Archives Collection

Please join NSW State Archives and Records for an exclusive webinar about land research for History Week 2020! Land research can be difficult but this webinar will explain how to find relevant and appropriate information to facilitate land research. Land research enables history to be understood for future generations.

Exhibition | NSW State Archives | The Queen’s Album

Exhibition | NSW State Archives | The Queen’s Album

‘The Queen’s Album’ is a NSW State Archives exhibition to mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of Queen Victoria. Featuring images from an 1882 album gifted to the Queen by the people of NSW, reproduced from original glass plate negatives sourced from the State Archives Collection.