Archives

Directory of Archives in Australia

Australian Society of Archivists, Directory of Archives details 489+ institutions, organisations and individuals. These include national and state archival institutions, university archives, school archives, business records, film and sound archives, oral histories, and local historical societies. Contact information and website…

eHive – Web-based Collection Cataloguing System

This system is used worldwide by museums, galleries, libraries, archives, societies and private collectors. You can explore 737,696+ objects. These include art, artefacts, books, photographs, specimens and much more. Use the Explore eHive tab to key word search by surname…

Australian Trade Union Archives

This site is a gateway for researchers and scholars of labour history. It links together historical detail, archival resources, published material and information about Australian industrial organisations, mainly trade unions but also employer bodies. New

ArchiveGrid

ArchiveGrid includes over three million records describing archival materials,bringing together information about historical documents, personal papers, family histories, and more.  Over 1,000 different archival institutions are represented, providing access to primary source materials held in archives, libraries, museums and historical…

Images ACT – Canberra

Images ACT is the online photograph collection of the ACT Heritage Library. There are 8,000+ digitised photographs of the ACT and region mostly from collections donated by The Canberra Times and the Commonwealth Department of Capital Territory from the 1950s…

State Records Office of Western Australia

Click on Birth, Deaths and Marriages to access information about Probate and Administration Records in Western Australia. References to probate records can be located by surname searching AEON the online database. See the linked online Information Sheet Grants of Probate…

The National Archives – Find an Archive in the UK and Beyond

You can find an archive using the map or choose a region in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland or Wales. You can also find archives in other countries with an lphabetical browse. This directory provides contact details and links to record…

Libraries Tasmania – Family History and eResources

Tasmania set up Australia’s first library in 1825 and was the first state in Australia to deliver an integrated library and archive network. They provide modern library services that are accessible and inclusive. Tasmanian Archives are preserving Tasmania’s documentary heritage…

Trove – National Library of Australia

Trove is a collaboration between the National Library of Australia and hundreds of Australian cultural, community and research institutions. Trove offers a single search across millions of items with more than 6 billion digital items available. It is free and…

State Records of South Australia

State Records of South Australia has links to an A-Z for researchers; Aboriginal services; fact sheets; family history information; indexes and special lists plus passenger lists. Some records are freely available online at FamilySearch. Use the indexes on this site…