ALIA Rare Books and Special Collections Tour:Sydney Living Museums Caroline Simpson Library & Research Collection

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The Caroline Simpson Library & Research Collection supports Sydney Living Museums’ work of interpreting and managing places of cultural significance in NSW and provides a specialist research resource for scholars, heritage and conservation practitioners, museum professionals, designers and tertiary students.

The strength of the collection lies in its wide range of formats, including architectural pattern books, architectural fragments, wall and floor coverings, manufacturers’ trade catalogues and sample books, garden ornament, fittings (including curtain and blind hardware, door and window furniture), soft furnishings and trimmings, personal papers and manuscripts, pictures, photographs, books, periodicals and oral histories.

WHEN: Thursday 7 June 2018

TIME:    3pm-5pm (arrive at 2.45pm)

MEET:  Mint Building Macquarie Street Sydney

            Gather on the front verandah at the left hand door entrance

 

BOOKINGS: diana.richards@alia.org.au

NOTE: There are  25 spaces available but a waitlist will be created

 

 

Address
Mint Building
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Macquarie Street
Region
City
Sydney
Postcode
2000
Category
ALIA Group Event
Date(s)
Thursday 07 June 2018 3:00pm
Contact details
diana.richards@alia.org.au