Our research collection includes books, microforms, research files, newspapers, and databases. Our cultural heritage collection includes objects, community archives, photographs and oral histories.
Marrickville's history is one of change and adaptation, from Aboriginal hunting lands, to gentry estates to today's diverse community.
Go to our local history pages to find out about suburbs, places and people in and around the Marrickville Local Government Area. Or take a look at our past exhibitions to find out about a specific aspect of Marrickville's past.
Marrickville Library and History Services encourage and support individual research into house histories within the Marrickville Council area. Access to Council's Archives are essential for completing research on house histories. This can be arranged by appointment.
Please call 9335 2185 for more information.
Marrickville Library and History Services maintain a range of donations and rare items, some of which were donated by community members.
Some of these items are stored off-site, or have restricted access as specified by individual donors. It is possible to access some of these materials by appointment.
Please call 9335 2167 for more information.
Do you have any photographs of Marrickville? If so, Marrickville Library and History Services would be grateful to make copies of them to share with future generations. More information.
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