In mid-2003 the State Library formally acquired the Australian writer Henry Lawson’s walking stick and shirt. On the anniversary of his death, we take a closer look at these items.
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Collecting born-digital manuscripts poses some exciting challenges for the Library’s Manuscripts Collection. Here, Dr Kevin Molloy reveals how this type of material is a game-changer for collecting institutions and peoples’ own personal records.
State Library seeks help to secure unique diary revealing Australia’s link to the American Civil War
State Library Victoria is asking for the public’s help to purchase an extraordinary document that chronicles Australia’s involvement in the last year of the American Civil War – the ship diary of Lieutenant Dabney M Scales of the Confederate Steam Ship Shenandoah.