The National Library of Australia's First 100 Years, 1901-2001
Author: Peter Cochrane,National Library of Australia
Publisher: National Library Australia
Category: Acquisitions (Libraries)
This beautiful publication tells the story of the National Library of Australia's extraordinary collections, assembled over the last 100 years. Remarkable Occurrences features 270 superb illustrations, the majority in full colour, accompanying fascinating chapters about aspects of the Library's history and collections by leading Australian scholars and historians. The publication showcases material as diverse as paintings, maps, photographs, sculptures, manuscripts (including Captain Cook's Endeavour Journal), oral histories, music scores and early Australian films.