Samuel Marsden Archives, Moore Theological College, Anglican Church, Sydney

Identity area



Authorized form of name

Samuel Marsden Archives, Moore Theological College, Anglican Church, Sydney

Parallel form(s) of name

Other form(s) of name

  • Moore College


  • Educational

Contact area





Street address

1 King Street, Newtown




New South Wales

Country name

Postal code



02 9577 9891




Description area

Geographical and cultural context

Mandates/Sources of authority

Administrative structure

The Samuel Marsden Archives is administered by and is located within the Donald Robinson Library at Moore College.

Records management and collecting policies

The Samuel Marsden Archives collects the institutional records of Moore College, as well as the records of organisations and individuals with a connection to Moore College, the Anglican Diocese of Sydney and/or the evangelical tradition in Australia.



As well as the archives of Moore Theological College, the Samuel Marsden Archives holds the following major collections: Church of England/Anglican Historical Society, Anglican Church League, Bishop William Grant Broughton, Rev Samuel Marsden, Deaconess Mary Andrews, Australian Fellowship of Evangelical Students, Rev Lance Shilton, Professor E C B Maclaurin, Rev Bernard Judd and the Mothers’ Union, among others.
(Note that the records of the Marella Mission Farm, formerly held in the Samuel Marsden Archives, are now held by the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies.)

Finding aids, guides and publications

The archives catalogue is searchable online at:
Digitised archival material is available on the college’s repository Myrrh:

Access area

Opening times

Open for public access Monday to Friday 9am-5pm.

Access conditions and requirements

Some collections or series require the written permission of the donor/creator. This is indicated on the archives catalogue entry. All users must complete a Request to Access Material on Restricted Access form. Two days' advance notice of visit preferred.


Wheelchair accessible.

Services area

Research services

The Archivist may answer basic reference enquiries made by phone or email but does not provide in-depth research services.

Reproduction services

Photocopying archival material is not permitted. The Archivist provides copies of personal records free of charge upon request. Requests for permission to reproduce material for publication are assessed individually.

Public areas

Control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used


Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Revised 22 May 2019




Maintenance notes

Access points

Access Points

  • Out of Home Care (Thematic area)
  • Religion (Thematic area)
  • Social Organisations and Activities (Thematic area)
  • Clipboard

Primary contact

1 King Street, Newtown
Sydney, New South Wales 2042