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State Library of Tasmania
Agency Number:
Start Date:
01 Jan 1943
End Date:
31 Oct 2006
The provision of library services in Tasmania. The State Library was amalgamated with the Education Department on 17 Jul 1989 to create the Department of Education and the Arts and the Library was run as a division of the Department (and its successors).~
Legislation Administered:
Libraries Act 1943 (repealed 1984), Libraries Act 1984
Legislation Creating:
Libraries Act 1943 (7 Geo. V No.47)
Functions Performed:
Cultural affairs
Previous Agencies:
Trustees of the Tasmanian Public Library (TA728)01 Jan 185031 Dec 1943

Rural Libraries Advisory Board (TA33)01 Jan 194131 Dec 1943
W E L H Crowther Collection (NG50)01 Jan 182531 Dec 1981

Jill Butler (NG3199)01 Jan 193019 Dec 1950

Geoffrey Thomas Stilwell (NG1436)07 Jan 193111 Mar 2000

Ron Nagorcka (NG3034)01 Jan 1948

Teresa Jordan (NG3033)16 Jun 1953

State Library and Archives Trust (TA1626)07 Jun 1957
Subsequent Agencies:
Linc Tasmania (TA1815)31 Oct 200623 Jul 2018
Series Created By Agency:
NS171 Copies of the Reminiscences and Photographs of Richard Copping, Whaler16 Apr 183331 Dec 1967

NS676 Microfilm of the Log Books of the Eleanor, Great Britain, Eliza Jane and the Esperanza27 Apr 184614 Oct 1862

SLT34 Annual Reports (Printed).01 Jan 185231 Dec 1973

SLT1 General Correspondence.15 Apr 186830 Apr 1991

SLT14 Press Cuttings and Miscellaneous Printed Material.01 Jan 187031 Dec 1977

SLT46 Rules, Regulations and by-Laws of the State Library.01 Jan 187122 Aug 1949

SLT57 Cash Books of Receipts and Expenditure.01 Jan 189531 Dec 1944

SLT12 Architectural Drawings of the Tasmanian Public Library (State Library from 1943), Argyle Street and associated Buildings and Alterations.01 Jan 190431 Aug 1943

SLT11 Confidential and Valued Correspondence Records.01 Jan 190431 Dec 1964

SLT23 Photographs, Drawings and Negatives.01 Jan 190431 Dec 1990

SLT19 Registers of Public Library Statistics and Donations.01 Jan 192231 Dec 1964

AC672 Films and Videos Produced in, or relating to, Tasmania01 Jan 192831 Dec 1987

SLT33 Miscellaneous Papers, with Some Correspondence.01 Jan 193731 Dec 1959

SLT83 Correspondence concerning Deposit Copies of Tasmanian Publications.01 Jan 194331 Dec 1958

SLT82 Division of External Services - Record Cards showing Details of Municipality and the Library Service.01 Jan 194331 Dec 1989

SLT55 Elemental Cost Analysis.01 Jan 194331 Dec 1989

SLT22 Maps of the United States of America and Great Britain showing Itinerary of a Tour by J D a Collier.01 Jan 194331 Dec 1989

SLT65 Northern Regional Library - Submissions relating to the proposed Launceston Regional Library; and proposed Additional Storey.01 Jan 194331 Dec 1989

SLT5 Miscellaneous Correspondence, Files 1-94.01 Jan 194431 Dec 1949

AF536 Non-State Adminstrative Files01 Jan 194431 Dec 2010

SLT60 Cash Books of Expenditure under Various Accounts.01 Jul 194431 May 1945

SLT20 Architectural Drawings of the San Francisco Public Library Parkside Branch.27 Oct 194527 Oct 1945

SLT24 Correspondence (Culled) of the Division of External Services.01 Jan 194631 Dec 1957

SLT79 Division of External Services - List of Subject Headings for General Correspondence.01 Jan 194631 Dec 1958

SLT27 General Correspondence and associated Papers of the Lady Clark Library (Arranged Alphabetically).01 Jan 194631 Dec 1967

SLT2 Index to Correspondence.01 Jan 194631 Dec 1961

SLT40 Book of Fines Imposed.01 Jan 194731 Dec 1949

SLT41 List of Book Reservations.01 Jan 194731 Dec 1947

SLT39 Visitors' Deposit Book.01 Jan 194731 Dec 1956

SLT45 List of Films Ordered.01 Aug 194730 Jun 1954

SLT30 Correspondence of the Adult Education Section relating to the Ordering and Purchase of Films.01 Jan 194831 Dec 1952

SLT25 Correspondence relating to the Construction of the State Library Building, Murray Street, Hobart.01 Jan 194831 Dec 1965

SLT4 Master Guide to Filing Systems.01 Jan 194831 Dec 1981

SLT62 Salary Abstracts.01 Jan 194831 Dec 1949

SLT13 Architectural Drawings and associated Papers relating to the New Library Building, Phases I & Ii including Alternative Designs, Furniture and Fittings.01 Jul 194931 Jul 1972

SLT31 Correspondence of the Adult Education Section relating to the Borrowing of Films.01 Jan 195031 Dec 1952

SLT21 Architectural Drawings relating to the Yorkshire West Riding Country Library and Its Bookmobile.01 Jan 195131 Dec 1952

SLT28 Correspondence of the Lady Clark Librarian with Municipal Libraries and Schools relating to Book Exchanges (Arranged by Municipality).01 Jan 195131 Dec 1962

SLT29 Correspondence of the Municipal Services Section with Municipal Librarians, relating to Book Exchanges.01 Jan 195131 Dec 1964

SLT86 Lending Library Statistics.01 Apr 195131 Aug 1967

AF878 Register of Members31 Oct 195102 Feb 1982

SLT58 Receipts Cash Books.20 Mar 195319 Feb 1960

SLT80 Division of External Services - Book Issue Statistics.01 Jan 195431 Dec 1973

SLT59 Cash Books of Expenditure.01 Jan 195631 Dec 1958

SLT26 Correspondence and Working File for Stage 2 of the State Library Building, Murray Street.01 Jan 196031 Dec 1972

SLT37 Training Office Files.01 Jan 196231 Dec 1967

SLT64 Northern Regional Library - Correspondence and Working File for Launceston Regional Building.01 Jan 196431 Dec 1968

CRO28 W L Crowther Library Administrative Files01 Jan 1964

SLT81 Division of External Services - Book Exchange Statistics.01 Jan 196531 Dec 1975

SLT48 Submission of the Chairman, Tasmanian Library Board, and the State Librarian's Submission, to Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Works, for Stage 201 Jan 196531 Dec 1965

SLT61 Municipal Library Valuations - Rateable Value.01 Jan 196631 Dec 1972

SLT66 Northern Regional Library - Preliminary Drawings for the Launceston Regional Library.01 Jan 196630 Nov 1967

AD640 Lists & Catalogues of Film & Video Holdings.01 Jan 196731 Dec 1989

SLT68 Northern Regional Library - Architectural Drawings.01 Jan 196731 Dec 1971

SLT70 Hellyer Regional Library - General Correspondence.01 Jan 196831 Dec 1968

SLT67 Northern Regional Library - Specification for Launceston Regional Library; Erection of New Building for the State Library Board of Tasmania, Contract No Be2238.01 Jan 196831 Jan 1968

SLT53 Engineer's Reports.01 Jan 196931 Dec 1971

SLT50 Specifications for Erection of Phase 201 Jan 196931 Dec 1971

SLT51 Minutes of Site Meetings.06 May 196930 Sep 1971

SLT56 Progress Payment Claims.07 Jul 196901 May 1972

SLT52 Minutes of Sub-Contractor's Meetings.24 Jul 196907 Oct 1971

SLT54 Contract Reports, Nos 1-10.01 Sep 196901 Mar 1972

CRO81 Photographs - Coreen01 Jan 197001 Jun 1981

SLT89 Allport Bequest Board of Management Committee - Minutes of Meetings.01 Jan 197131 Dec 1984

SLT32 State Offices Library Advisory Committee - Minutes of Meetings.01 May 197131 Aug 1976

LMSS729 Northern Regional Library02 Jul 197131 Dec 1989

SLT91 Northern Regional Library - Annual Reports of Sections of the Regional Library.01 Jan 197231 Dec 1982

SLT90 Northern Regional Library - Copies of out Letters.01 Jan 197231 Dec 1983

SLT93 Northern Regional Library - Drafts of Articles Pubished in Northern Newspapers and Copies of Radio Broadcasts.01 Jan 197231 Dec 1983

SLT49 Specification of Work for Renovations and Alterations to Phase I.01 Jan 197231 Jan 1972

SLT76 Hellyer Regional Library - Maps and Plans used in the Construction of the Building.01 Aug 197228 Feb 1974

SLT69 Northern Regional Library - Map of Plaza Proposal.28 Aug 197228 Aug 1972

SLT78 Plans of the Derwent Regional Library - Glenorchy.01 Jan 197731 Dec 1977

SLT94 Education Department Staff in Slt.01 Jan 198031 Dec 1983

SLT87 Abolished Job Files.01 Jan 198131 Dec 1983

AD641 Script for Video a Decade in the State Library of Tasmania.01 Jan 1984

AF435 Reports01 Apr 198631 Dec 2001

NS6419 Oral History Interview01 Apr 200130 Apr 2001

AF699 Advertising Videos Made for State Library Publicity02 Jun 2004