University Cultural CollectionsTangible Evidence of Knowledge

Library Special & Rare Collections

The Library Special & Rare Collections manages and provides access to the cultural and historical records of the University.  The collections include: private papers and records from individuals; families; local businesses, community, charitable and cultural organisations; and The Royal Society of Tasmania Collection.

Our Special & Rare Collections consist of: rare books, early manuscripts; journals; maps; university records of a non-business nature; and private materials including diaries, letters, photographs, paintings and other collectable ephemera.

You can view a selection of our digitised collections on SPARC and the University Open Access Repository.



Miss Pink's Wildflowers showcases the treasures in our Olive Pink Collection.  


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Library Special & Rare Collections,  Level 5, Morris Miller Library, Sandy Bay Campus, Hobart.

We are open Monday to Wednesday from 10.00am to 12.30pm and 1.30pm to 5.000pm (closed 12.30pm to 1.30pm).  Please contact us to make an appointment.