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Trove has a collection of fully digitised historic Goulburn texts including :

The history of Goulburn, N.S.W. / by Ransome T. Wyatt. 

An Architectural Survey of Goulburn and District, New South Wales  / by Donald Coleman

Old Pioneering Days in the Sunny South / by Chas MacAlister.

Goulburn, Queen City of the South / produced by Oswald L. Ziegler ; designed by Gert Sellheim ; photographs by Reg Perrier


The Local Studies collection houses a number of significant research collections see below for the downloadable collection resources:

BETTS & SON Solicitor’s Papers

BETTS & SON Solicitor's PapersOne of the major firms operating in the district for over 100 years. The Library has a fully indexed collection of original documents dating from the 1840s through to 1956.These…

Goulburn District Cemeteries

Finding Grave Locations Cemeteries play an important role when researching family history. Whether it be finding a recently departed loved one, or reaching out to a long forgotten ancestor, they are a great way…

Goulburn & District Directory 1882-3

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“Goulburn Past and Present” Lantern Lecture

"Goulburn Past and Present" Lantern Lecture by Frank Walker F.R.A.H.S. Written in 1928, this Lecture is an historic account of the European discovery of the Goulburn Plains, and the explorers and pioneers involved.…

Gulson Collection Finding Aid.

The GULSON Collection is a repository of materials relating to the history of the Gulson Brickworks, and family history.  Content includes papers, plans, photos and ephemera. Access to the collection…