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Woollahra Library
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Double Bay NSW 2028

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Paddington Library
Paddington Town Hall
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Paddington NSW 2021

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Local History - Intermission (1930) 

Our Local History Collection can transport you into the history and heritage of our local places and people.

Discover a large range of books, manuscripts, photographs, records, maps and other documents which can give insight into Woollahra’s past, and can be used for researching the history of our area. Many resources have been digitised and can be viewed on our Local History Digital Archive, while others can be located at Double Bay Library

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If you've got a local or family history enquiry question, please use our online service: Ask the library.

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If you’ve got a local or family history enquiry question, please use our online service: Ask the Library

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Local History Librarians are also available for face to face research enquiries on Level 3 of Double Bay Library, Monday to Friday 10am-12pm and Saturday 10am-1pm. Bookings with our Local History Librarians are essential, and can be made online.

For non-commercial research enquiries, appointments with a Local History Librarian are free for the first 20 minutes. If additional time is required, or your enquiry is of a commercial nature, the following fees apply:

Local History Centre
Non-commercial local history research (per hour) - first 20 mins is free$41.00
Commercial local history research (per hour)$61.50
File retrieval fee (per file part)$15.50
Photographic reproduction - based on cost of reproduction (CR) plus a service chargeCR + $13.00
Commercial usage of photograph from Collection (per item per use)$59.50

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