Manuscript collections

The Manuscript collections contain personal papers, documents, correspondence, Australian literary manuscripts and some photographic material.

Collections with no index are available for research.

Manuscripta: a bibliography of holdings of original manuscripts to 1603AD lists medieval manuscripts held by the University of Sydney Library.

Personal papers of people closely associated with the University are held in the University of Sydney Archives.



Collection name
[links provide brief biography]
Size Access Collection contents available in
ABBOTT, J.H.M. 1 box Open -
ANDERSON, Irene 5 boxes Open -
ARMITAGE, Rex
2 boxes Open Finding aid
Australian English Association 2 boxes Open -
Australian Federation League - Papers 1 box Open -
Australian Labour Party - NSW Branch 1 box Restricted -
BAX, Allan E.
2 boxes Open Finding aid
BELL, Erica
See also EAD
5 boxes Open Online list
BELL, Frank L. 2 boxes Open Finding aid
BELL, Philippa 4 boxes Open Printed list - ask at Rare Books office
BERCKELMAN, Colin 15 boxes Open -
BIRKBECK 4 boxes Open Online list
Book Collectors' Society, Sydney 1 box Open -
BOOKPLATES (Berckelman) 3 boxes Open Printed list - ask at Rare Books office
BOOKPLATES (Windeyer) 2 boxes Open -
BRADFIELD, J.J.C. 13 boxes Open Online list
BRENNAN, Christopher
1 box Open Finding aid
BRERETON, John Le Gay
See also University of Sydney Archives
1 box Open Finding aid
BRISSON/BISSELL 1 box Open Finding aid
BRYAN, Harrison 2 boxes Open  
CANDISH 1 box Open -
Catholic University 1 box Open -
CHINNERY (Family) 2 boxes  Open Printed list - ask at Rare Books office
CLARK, Donovan 5 boxes Open -
CLARKE, Rev. W.B. 2 boxes Open Printed list - ask at Rare Books office
CLOSE, Robert B. 2 boxes Open -
CLOSE, Robert S. 1 box Open -
COOKE FAMILY 3 boxes Open Printed list - ask at Rare Books office
CORLETTE, Hubert 1 box Open Printed list - ask at Rare Books office
COSME, Colony
See Images from this collection in Sydney eScholarship Repository
See also New Australia newspaper
5 boxes Open Finding aid
CROSS, K.G.W. 4 boxes Open -
CROSS, Zora 21 boxes Open -
DARROCH, Sandra Jobson 2 boxes Open -
DEAMER, Dulcie 1 box Open  
DIEL, M. Paul 2 boxes Open Printed list - ask at Rare Books office
DULHUNTY, Roma 1 box Open Online list
Early Imprints Project 6 boxes Open -
F.L.O.A. Papers 3 boxes Open -
General Motors Hour.
Scripts 153-463
38 folders Open -
GILMORE, Mary
See also Henry Lawson Literary Society
1 box Open Finding aid
GOLLAN, Ross 2 boxes Restricted -
HAIRE, Norman 7 boxes Open Finding aid
HALL, Duncan
See Brereton, John Le Gay.



HARDING, Traci 9 boxes Open Online list
HART-SMITH, William 15 boxes
12 folders
Restricted Printed list - ask at Rare Books office
Henry Lawson Literary Society 1 box Open Online list
HETHERINGTON, John 1 box Open Online list
HOGBIN, H.I.P. 1 box Open Online list
HOLLAND, George 2 boxes Open -
HOLME, E.R. 1 box Open -
HONISS, Lillian 1 box Open Online list
HOWARTH, R.G. 1 box Open Printed list - ask at Rare Books office
HOWE, Anthony 1 box Open Online list
HUSSERL, Edmond 1 box Open -
IRVINE, Ian 28 boxes Open Online list
KERRISON, W.H. 2 boxes Open Online list
KNIGHT, Stephen 2 boxes Open Online list
LANG, J.D. 3 boxes Open Online list
LAWSON, Henry 70 items Open Online list
LAWSON, William 1 box Open Online list
LINDSAY (Family)
See also EAD
1 box Open Online list
LINDSAY, Norman
See Hetherington, John; McCrae, Hugh; Stewart, Douglas.  
See also Lindsay in online catalogue.



LINDSAY, Rose
See MacKenzie, Kenneth.



McCRAE, Hugh
See also EAD; MacKenzie, Kenneth & McCrae in Online catalogue.
1 box Open Online list
McGREGOR, Craig 7 boxes Open -
MacKENZIE, Kenneth 1 box Open Printed list - ask at Rare Books office
MacNAB, Ken 2 boxes Open Online list
McSHANE, Mark 1 box Open -
Macquarie Radio Theatre
Scripts 14-43
4 folders Open -
MEAGHER, James A. 1 box Open Online list
MORIARTY, Oliver 1 box Open Printed list - ask at Rare Books office
MORIARTY, Owen 1 box Open -
MORRISBY, Camden 1 box Open Online list
MURPHY, Arthur
See Hart-Smith, William.



MURPHY, Ethel M. 1 box Open Online list
NSW BOOKSTALL Co. 1 box Open -
O'NEIL, W.M. 1 box Open -
OSMOND, Warren 21 boxes Open -
PHEILS, Elmer 1 box Open Online list
PLUNKETT-ANDERSON 5 boxes Open -
Political Pamphlets (Miscellaneous) 12 boxes Open -
RABONE, Harold 1 box Open -
SHAW, George Bernard
See Pheils, Elmer.



Society of Australian Genealogists 1 box Open -
STEWART, Douglas
See also  EAD & McCrae, Hugh.
1 box Open Online list
STEWART, G.N.
See also  EAD
3 boxes Restricted Printed list - ask at Rare Books office
STIVENS, Dal 13 boxes Restricted Printed list - ask at Rare Books office
STONE, Walter 34 boxes Restricted -
Supplementary Manuscripts 309 items Open Online list
Sydney University. Science Fiction Association. Archives.
See Howe, Anthony.



THOMPSON, John 2 boxes Open -
TREDDENICK, Edna
See Hart-Smith, William.



WARD, Edward, J. 1 box Open -
WEDGEWOOD, Camilla 1 box Open Online list
Wentworth Press
See Stone, Walter.



Wesley College
See Images from this collection in Sydney eScholarship Repository
1 box Open Online list
WHITECROSS, Roy 1 box Open Online list
WILKES, G.A. 1 box Open Online list
WINDEYER, Jane 1 box Open Online list
WRIGHT, David McKee 3 boxes Open Online list
ZANI de FERRANTI, M.A. 1 box Open Online list
ZEITLER, A. 1 box Open Online list