Allport Library and Museum of Fine Arts, Hobart

Zone d'identification



Forme autorisée du nom

Allport Library and Museum of Fine Arts, Hobart

Forme(s) parallèle(s) du nom

Autre(s) forme(s) du nom

  • Allport Library and Museum of Fine Arts, Tasmanian Archives and Heritage Office, LINC Tasmania


  • State

Zone du contact


Curator (Allport Library and Museum of Fine Arts)



Adresse physique

91 Murray Street, Hobart





Nom du pays

Code postal



03 6165 5541



Zone de description


The collection was bequeathed to the people of Tasmania by Henry Allport in 1966. Relevant manuscripts are infrequently added to the collection.

Contexte géographique et culturel

Textes de référence

Structure administrative

Officer in charge: Manager, State Library and Archive Service
See also: State Library of Tasmania - W L Crowther Library

Gestion des archives courantes et intermédiaires et politiques de collecte

The content of the manuscripts collection is generally nineteenth-century Tasmanian, with an emphasis on the Allport family. The collection is largely as it was when bequeathed by Henry Allport. Manuscripts are infrequently added to the collection, but rare and significant items may be acquired if they meet the Library's Collection Development Policy.



  • Allport family: personal papers (5m).
  • Dobson, John: professional (legal) papers, c.1834-1860 (3m).

Quantity: 20m.

  • The Allport Library and Museum of Fine Arts. Hobart, State Library of Tasmania, 1993.
  • Winter, G (ed) Tasmanian insights: essays in honour of Geoffrey Thomas Stilwell. Hobart, State Library of Tasmania, 1992.

Instruments de recherche, guides et publications

Search the LINC Tasmania library catalogue at

Zone de l'accès

Heures d'ouverture

Open Monday to Friday 9.30am-5pm; Saturday 9.30am-2pm.
Closed public holidays.

Conditions d'accès et d'utilisation


Materials can be viewed in the State Library History Room upon request. Many items are digitised and may be viewed through the LINC Tasmania catalogue.

Zone des services offerts

Services d'aide à la recherche

Assistance with research is provided by the State Library and Archive Service. See

Services de reproduction

High resolution digital scans and photography can be ordered through the State Library and Archive Service. See

Espaces publics

Manuscript items can be requested for use in the History Room, 2nd floor, 91 Murray Street.

Exhibitions are held in the Allport Library and Museum of Fine Arts gallery space on the ground floor.

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Règles et/ou conventions utilisées


Niveau de détail

Dates de production, de révision et de suppression

Revised 28 March 2018




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Points d'accès

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders (Thematic area)
  • Arts and Culture (Thematic area)
  • Environnement (Thematic area)
  • Family / Domestic Life (Thematic area)
  • Genealogical (Thematic area)
  • Geography (Thematic area)
  • Law and Justice (Thematic area)
  • Travel and Exploration (Thematic area)
  • Presse-papier

Contact principal

91 Murray Street, Hobart
Hobart, Tasmania 7000