Oral History NSW
Giving Voice to the Past
Giving Voice to the Past


Libraries, Museums and Archives 


State Library of New South Wales (SLNSW)

State Archives and Records NSW
Resources for family and historians
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National Library of Australia (NLA)
Best known for millions of pages of digitised Australian newspapers. Trove is also a gateway to current Australian research.  Most of Australia's research institutions including universities, the CSIRO, government and private research institutes, industry bodies and some Australian peer-reviewed journals are Trove contributors.
National Library of Australia Oral History Collection

National Archives of Australia (NAA)

The National Film and Sound Archive (NFSA)
Oral history program

 Jessie Street National Women's Library
www.nationalwomenslibrary.org Collections - books, letters, diaries, journals, the papers of women's organisations and audio recordings

NSW Migration Heritage Centre: History of Migration to Australia
www.migrationheritage.nsw.gov.au     This is an archived site available for research purposes only.

Museums and Galleries NSW (MGNSW)

Australian National Maritime Museum (ANMM)

Sydney Living Museums 
Caroline Simpson Library and Research Collection

The Australian War Memorial (AWM)
Oral history and recorded sound collection

The Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) http://aiatsis.gov.au/   
Worldwide knowledge and understanding of Australian indigenous cultures past and present.

State Library of South Australia (SLNSW)
J.D. Somerville Oral History Collection

Northern Territory Department of Tourism and Culture
Oral History Unit

The British Library
Oral history collection

Historical researcher at State Library NSW. Photo Alan Davies