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Jessie Street National Womens Library (1989 - )

From
1989
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Website
http://www.nationalwomenslibrary.org

Summary

The Jessie Street National Womens Library is a specialist library which aims to promote awareness of the cultural heritage of Australian women. It includes a library and and archival collection which focus on issues of importance to women, as well as documenting the lives and experiences of women. Its collection of books was founded by a donation of 500 feminist books.The collection now includes feminist journals, an oral history collection, fiction, posters and archival materials.

Details

Street address: Ultimo Community Centre 523-525 Harris Street Ultimo (crn Harris & William Henry Streets)
Postal address: GPO Box 2656 Sydney NSW 2001
Tel: (02) 9571 5359
Email: info@nationalwomenslibrary.org

Archival resources

Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales

  • Jean Fleming Arnot - personal and professional papers, 1890-1995, 1890 - 1995, MLMSS 3147 ADD-ON 2070/1-15; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details

Clare Land

Site-wide information and acknowledgements

National Foundation for Australian Women The University of Melbourne, eScholarship Research Centre

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The Australian Women's Register is published quarterly by the Australian Women's Archives Project
ISSN 2207-3124