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Sydney Library is Everyman's University

A tour of the Public Library of New South Wales - Mitchell Library.
Series : Australian Diary | Episode : 11 | Year : 1947 | Total Duration : 3 Minutes | Producer : Jack S Allan
(Mitchell Library Sydney). Good exterior Public Library of NSW, inscription, statues, plaque & map. Couple enter main reading room, look through card index,good shots different types of people looking through books. Shakespeare early edition. Stained glass windows. Workings of library, manuscript library, book binding, research department includes shots of early photocopying machines. Country circulation department, Dixon Wing, paintings, Captain's Bligh's log book from the ÒBountyÓ. Mitchell Reading Room with CUs various people.
Access No. 43493 | 4 mins 20 secs | 1940s | Sydney, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |