Regional Archives CentresOur Regional Archives network will be sharing stories from their private collections
World War I had a profound impact throughout NSW. State Archives Regional Archives Centres will be sharing stories from their private collections to give a regional perspective to worldwide events.
About the Regional Archives Centres
Our network of Regional Archives Centres are located in host institutions in Armidale, Broken Hill, Newcastle, Wagga Wagga, Wingecarribee and Wollongong . The Regional Archives Centres provide access to State archives of regional significance and to copies of key State archives. You can read more about them on the State Archives website.
The Regional Archives Centres are currently located at:
The team at UNE are working on a number of Anzac related projects, including locating images for publications.
This image is of Spey Farm, Belgium. A ‘Utility Ford’ constructed by Lieutenant Paul Maxwell Martyn, of various parts salvaged from various areas by the 1st Divisional Pioneers at Spey Farm. Captain Arthur Henry Lyddall MC, is at the wheel with 2979 Private Stanley William Haggerty (right). While its appearance was as unusual as that of the area in which it worked, the car proved an effective unit in the ‘unofficial’ transport of the Battalion
Check out local studies and family history collections.
- Broken Hill attacked in the Great War
- Brian Tonkin, Archives Officer, talks about Broken Hill’s war memorials
Check out the range of local and family history resources available at the Newcastle Region Library. They also hold a number of exhibitions and events related to the Newcastle area.
A list of World War I-related materials is provided on the University website, as well as the following resources:
Check out a range of genealogical and regional records as well as university records. Charles Sturt also holds a number of war related photos.
Check out records relating to the Illawarra region at the University of Wollongong Archives.