Projects

Friends of Battye Library (Inc.) are supporting or have funded the following projects

 

Perth Metro Plan Project

Digitise, geo-reference and place on-line Perth's Metropolitan Plans, mainly from the 1920's.

J S Battye Library of West Australian History

3rd Floor State Library of Western Australia, 25 Francis Street, Perth.

State Records of Western Australia

Ground Floor, Alexander Library Building, James Street West Entrance, Perth.

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HRRC Team - 2005

Oral History Staff - 2010

 


Interview with Geoffrey Bolton by Bill Bunbury
On the 8 March 2016 Bill Bunbury presented the following talk - "The warmth, wit and wisdom of Geoffrey Bolton". Bill has kindly allowed us to reproduce it on our website.

Interview with Geoffrey Bolton


Digitisation of Surveyors field books - State Records Office of Western Australia
Funded by the Sholl bequest                                                                                               
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Perth Metro Plan Project - State Records Office of Western Australia
Digitise, geo-reference and display via web mapping interface of its collection of "sewerage" from the Metropolitan Water Supply Department.
Funded by the Friends of Battye Library Inc.


Conservation of the J S Roe papers - State Library
Funded by the Friends of Battye Library Inc., currently this is a two year project.


Conservation of James Henty papers - State Library
Funded by the Friends of Battye Library Inc.                                                                    View Online


Digitisation of the Coolgardie Miner - State Library
1913 to 1917. Funded by the Friends of Battye Library Inc. Now available on TROVE


Digitisation of the Southern Advertiser - State Library
1888. Funded by the Friends of Battye Library Inc. Now available on TROVE


Conservation, review and digitisation of the Western Australian Biographical Index materials
Funded by the Sholl bequest


Digitisation of the Lands and Surveys Chain Series Maps - State Library
Funded by Lindsay Peel


Historical Records Rescue Consortium - State Library
Supported by the Friends of Battye Library Inc.                                                                View Online


The Oral History Digitisation Project - State Library
Supported by the Friends of Battye Library Inc.                                                                View Online


East Perth Cemeteries - Cherie Strickland and Lorraine Clarke
Funded and Supported by the Friends of Battye Library, National Trust and Lotterywest

                                                                                                                                               View Online


 

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