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JS Battye Library of West Australian History

Contact

Street address
Perth Cultural Centre, 25 Francis Street, Perth
Postal address
State Library of Western Australia, Perth Cultural Centre, 25 Francis Street, Northbridge WA 6000
Phone
(08) 9427-3291
Fax
(08) 9427-3276
Email
info@slwa.wa.gov.au
Website
http://www.slwa.wa.gov.au
Enquiries to
Collection Development Librarian for appropriate collection eg monographs, serials, maps, ephemera, pictorial, newspapers, private archives, oral history, film archives.

About

Officer in charge
Sarah Brown, Battye Historian
Hours & facilities
Open Mon-Thurs 9am-8pm, Fri 9:00am-5.30pm, Sat and Sun 10am-5:30pm. Reference assistance available in person with limited assistance by mail and telephone. General copying services available. Referral to paid researchers available. Introductory brochure available.
Acquisition focus
The Library attempts to collect all published material about, or published in, Western Australia. In addition, the Library collects unpublished materials created by, or about, Western Australia and Western Australians.
Guides
• Dead Reckoning: how to find your way through the genealogical jungle of Western Australia. The Library Board of Western Australia. • Our Military Ancestors: A Guide to Sources. Battye Library.
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Last updated: Oct. 11, 2010