The University of Sydney Archives

The University Archives was established in 1954 and holds the administrative records of the University of Sydney as well as the records of institutions which have amalgamated with the University; the Sydney College of Advanced Education (and its precedessors including Sydney Teachers College), the Conservatorium of Music, the Sydney College of Arts and the Cumberland College of Health Sciences. In addition, the Archives holds the personal archives of individuals and bodies closely associated with the University, photographs of University interest and many University publications.

Opening Hours

The Archives are open Monday-Thursday 9-1 & 2-4.30pm by appointment only. Please call or email to book an appointment to visit the Archives as we have limited seating.

Phone: (02) 9351 2684
Postal address: Archives A14, University of Sydney, NSW 2006

The Archives Reading Room and Repository is located on Level 9, Fisher Library. Please note that while the Archives is housed within the Fisher Library building it is not a part of the Library and has differing hours and conditions of use.

Please note that the Archives does not hold the records for the following:
**Archives of Australian Judaica (for contact details click here
**Sydney Uni Sport & Fitness (for contact details click here)
**Sydney University Union (for contact details click here)
**St Andrews; St Paul's; St Johns; Wesley College; Sancta Sophia; and, the Women's College (for information on the various College Archives click here

Main Building and the Great Hall from the City Rd entrance, 1870