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About the Catalogue

THIS CATALOGUE IS NOW CLOSED. It contains records of the manuscripts, oral history and pictures collections of the Mitchell Library, Sir William Dixson Library and Dixson Galleries acquired up until November 2015.

Members of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, are respectfully advised that records may contain names and images of people who have passed away.

All users of the catalogue should also be aware that certain words, terms or descriptions may be culturally sensitive and may be considered inappropriate today, but may have reflected the author's/creator's attitude or that of the period in which they were written.

Material in this catalogue that is not in copyright may be used freely and for any purpose: for example in a school project or a thesis, in a presentation to your local history society, on blogs, or for commercial purposes. Please acknowledge that the material is from the collections of the State Library of NSW.

It is your responsibility to check the copyright status of material described in this catalogue. If the material is in copyright you will need to seek permission from the copyright owner.

Images may be downloaded from this catalogue. If you require a higher quality image contact our Image Request service.

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