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Exploring Glebe through the City of Sydney online archives

Where
Benledi House
Benledi House
186 Glebe Point Road, Glebe NSW 2037
When

Friday 28 October from 12pm to 1pm

Are you interested in researching your local area?

Learn to use online archives to discover over 1 million items about the City of Sydney. Access documents, photographs, maps and plans from as early as 1842.

City Archivist Janet Villata and Archivist Mathilde de Hauteclocque will introduce you to the City of Sydney Archives and explain how to search and browse the online catalogue. Janet and Mathilde will also highlight some of the interesting discoveries you can make about Glebe, its people, streets and spaces.

Janet Villata

Janet Villata is the City Archivist at the City of Sydney. She leads a team of 5 and a volunteer workforce of 30. She was part of the project team that developed the new catalogue, introduced in 2020, which helped transform access to the City Archives.

Mathilde de Hauteclocque

Mathilde de Hauteclocque is an archivist at the City of Sydney. She joined the archives in 2021 after completing postgraduate studies in information management. She has a long-held interest in Sydney’s spatial history and wrote a cultural studies thesis on the 1833 boundary stones of Sydney.

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