The University of Sydney Archives
The University Archives are open for use by staff, students and the public by appointment between the hours of 9-1 & 2-5pm weekdays. Please note that the refurbishment of the Fisher Library Building includes new accomodation for the Archives and that preparations for the move of the Archives has resulted in limitations on our availability for research use.
We are located on Level 9 Fisher Library. To make an appointment or contact the Reference Archivist please:
Phone: (02) 9351 2684
Fax: (02) 9351 7304
Postal address: Archives A14, University of Sydney, NSW 2006
Established in 1954, the University Archives is responsible for the care and preservation of those records of the University which have been appraised as having permanent value. The Archives include the records of the Senate, the Academic Board and of the many administrative offices which control the functions of the University of Sydney. It also holds the archival records of the institutions which amalgamated with the University, such as Sydney CAE (and some of its predecessors such as Sydney Teachers College), Sydney College of the Arts, Cumberland College of Health Sciences and the Conservatorium of Music. The Archives also houses a collection of photographs of University interest and many University publications. In addition, the Archives holds significant collections of the personal archives of individuals and bodies closely associated with the University.
The Archives does not hold the records for the following: