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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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