John Oxley Library, Manuscripts and Business Records Collection

Identity area

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daa/254

Authorized form of name

John Oxley Library, Manuscripts and Business Records Collection

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Contact area

 

John Oxley Librarian

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Address

Street address

Queensland Cultural Centre, Southbank, South Brisbane 4101

Postal address:
PO Box 488, South Brisbane 4101

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Postal code

Telephone

(07) 3840-7892 / 3840-7894

Fax

(07) 3846-2421

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Description area

History

Geographical and cultural context

Mandates/Sources of authority

Administrative structure

Officer in charge: John Oxley Librarian

Records management and collecting policies

The John Oxley Library collects material relating to the regional, political, economic and social history of Queensland and its near neighbours.

Buildings

Holdings

Uniting Church in Australia: Baptisms 1977- . Methodist Church, Queensland: Baptisms 1848-1977. Congregational Church: Baptisms -1977. Presbyterian Church: Baptisms 1862-1977. Rosa Campbell Praed: Papers (6m). Westinghouse Brake and Signal Company: Records (100m). Australian Sugar Producers Association: Records 1908-1978 (90m). Anglican Dioceses of Carpentaria: Baptisms. Chronological Register of Convicts in Moreton Bay 1826-1841 (0.15m). Australian Labor Party Queensland Branch: Records 1892-1991 (60m).

Quantity: 1,992 m (ACA Australian Archival Statistics, 1998)

References: Hicks, Shauna 'Family history fossicking in the John Oxley Library' Queensland Family Historian Dec 1991.

Finding aids, guides and publications

Entries in National Library of Australia's Guide to Collections of Manuscripts Relating to Australia. Queensland Business Records, A select list of business records held in the John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland, Brisbane, Brisbane: Library Board of Queensland, 1987.

Access area

Opening times

Open Sun-Fri 10am-5pm; closed Sat. General reference assistance available. Copying services available. Introductory brochure available. An historical research service is provided for a fee.

Access conditions and requirements

Approved application required for long term users of the collection. Proof of identity required for reader's ticket. Access to restricted collections can usually be gained with written permission from the donor.

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Research services

Reproduction services

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Access points

Access Points

  • Clipboard

Primary contact

Queensland Cultural Centre, Southbank, South Brisbane 4101 Postal address: PO Box 488, South Brisbane 4101