Contact principalUniversity Archives, 9th Floor, Fisher Library, University of Sydney
Sydney, New South Wales 2006
Administrative series including University Senate: Minutes, Academic Board, Registrar general subject files, photographs, architectural plans and University publications.
The Archives also holds significant collections of the archives of persons and bodies closely associated with the University including:
Anthropological field research and teaching records, 1926-1956, registered on the UNESCO Australian Memory of the World Register http://www.amw.org.au/register/listings/anthropological-field-research-and-teaching-records-university-sydney-1926-1956 which include:
Information on the Archives holdings, including administrative records, personal archives and those of clubs and societies associated with the University can be found here: http://sydney.edu.au/arms/archives/about.shtml
Archives Online Search https://uniarchivesonline.sydney.edu.au/#/search/records
Archives Mediabank for general photographic collection: http://sydney.edu.au/arms/archives/media/
World War I Research Files - Online Biographical Database http://beyond1914.sydney.edu.au/
The University of Sydney Archives produces the journal 'Record' each year. It contains articles by our researchers and staff on aspects of the history of the University. Previous issues available here: http://sydney.edu.au/arms/archives/record.shtml
One day's advance notice of visit preferred.
Closed period of 30 years applies to some official records.
Anthropological records may be restricted or closed due to their sensitive nature and permission required from the relevant communities for access.
The Archives are located in the Fisher Library and are not administered by the library and therefore have different opening hours.
The location of the library can be found here https://library.sydney.edu.au/libraries/locations.html
Details on public transport and parking at the campus are available here https://sydney.edu.au/campus-life/getting-to-campus.html
People with disabilities: access is available to all public areas within the library.
Our holdings can be searched online https://uniarchivesonline.sydney.edu.au/#/search/records
Reference services are available in person in the search room or by email and telephone. Users can consult finding aids and inspect original paper records.
On consultation with the Archivist, researchers can use their own devices to take copies after completing a request to copy form http://sydney.edu.au/arms/archives/Request%20for%20Copying%20form_2015.pdf
See our copying policy for more details http://sydney.edu.au/arms/archives/copying.shtml .