Tasmania's Heritage

Agency Details

Agency Number: TA34
Title: STATE LIBRARY OF TASMANIA
Start Date: 01 Jan 1943
End Date: 31 Oct 2006
Description:

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).

Information Sources:

Legislation Administered:

Libraries Act 1943 (repealed 1984), Libraries Act 1984

Legislation Creating:

Libraries Act 1943 (7 Geo. V No.47)

Legislation Abolishing Agency:

Controlled Agencies:
TA726 ARCHIVES SECTION (STATE LIBRARY OF TASMANIA) 01 Jan 1949 22 Dec 1965
TA380 ARCHIVES OFFICE OF TASMANIA 22 Dec 1965
TA327 TASMANIAN ABORIGINAL RESEARCH TRUST 01 Jan 1979 31 Dec 1985
Controlling Agencies:
TA727 TASMANIAN LIBRARY BOARD 01 Jan 1943 21 Dec 1984
TA756 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND THE ARTS 17 Jul 1989 27 Mar 1996
TA1363 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, COMMUNITY AND CULTURAL DEVELOPMENT 27 Mar 1996 06 May 1998
TA1561 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, TRAINING, COMMUNITY AND CULTURAL DEVELOPMENT 06 May 1998 18 Sep 1998
TA1517 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 18 Sep 1998
Previous Agencies:
TA728 TRUSTEES OF THE TASMANIAN PUBLIC LIBRARY 01 Jan 1850 31 Dec 1943
TA33 RURAL LIBRARIES ADVISORY BOARD 01 Jan 1941 31 Dec 1943
Subsequent Agencies:
TA1815 LINC TASMANIA 31 Oct 2006
Related Agencies:
NG50 W. E. L. H. CROWTHER COLLECTION 01 Jan 1825 31 Dec 1981
NG3199 JILL BUTLER 01 Jan 1930 19 Dec 1950
NG1436 GEOFFREY THOMAS STILWELL 07 Jan 1931 11 Mar 2000
NG3034 RON NAGORCKA 01 Jan 1948
NG3033 TERESA JORDAN 16 Jun 1953
TA1626 STATE LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES TRUST 07 Jun 1957
Series Created By Agency:
SLT34  ANNUAL REPORTS (PRINTED). 01 Jan 1852 31 Dec 1973
SLT1  GENERAL CORRESPONDENCE. 15 Apr 1868 30 Apr 1991
SLT14  PRESS CUTTINGS AND MISCELLANEOUS PRINTED MATERIAL. 01 Jan 1870 31 Dec 1977
SLT46  RULES, REGULATIONS AND BY-LAWS OF THE STATE LIBRARY. 01 Jan 1871 22 Aug 1949
SLT57  CASH BOOKS OF RECEIPTS AND EXPENDITURE. 01 Jan 1895 31 Dec 1944
SLT11  CONFIDENTIAL AND VALUED CORRESPONDENCE RECORDS. 01 Jan 1904 31 Dec 1964
SLT12  ARCHITECTURAL DRAWINGS OF THE TASMANIAN PUBLIC LIBRARY (STATE LIBRARY FROM 1943), ARGYLE STREET AND ASSOCIATED BUILDINGS AND ALTERATIONS. 01 Jan 1904 31 Aug 1943
SLT23  PHOTOGRAPHS, DRAWINGS AND NEGATIVES. 01 Jan 1904 31 Dec 1990
SLT19  REGISTERS OF PUBLIC LIBRARY STATISTICS AND DONATIONS. 01 Jan 1922 31 Dec 1964
AC672  FILMS AND VIDEOS PRODUCED IN, OR RELATING TO, TASMANIA 01 Jan 1928 31 Dec 1987
SLT33  MISCELLANEOUS PAPERS, WITH SOME CORRESPONDENCE. 01 Jan 1937 31 Dec 1959
SLT83  CORRESPONDENCE CONCERNING DEPOSIT COPIES OF TASMANIAN PUBLICATIONS. 01 Jan 1943 31 Dec 1958
SLT55  ELEMENTAL COST ANALYSIS. 01 Jan 1943 31 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 1943 31 Dec 1989
SLT65  NORTHERN REGIONAL LIBRARY - SUBMISSIONS RELATING TO THE PROPOSED LAUNCESTON REGIONAL LIBRARY; AND PROPOSED ADDITIONAL STOREY. 01 Jan 1943 31 Dec 1989
SLT82  DIVISION OF EXTERNAL SERVICES - RECORD CARDS SHOWING DETAILS OF MUNICIPALITY AND THE LIBRARY SERVICE. 01 Jan 1943 31 Dec 1989
SLT5  MISCELLANEOUS CORRESPONDENCE, FILES 1-94. 01 Jan 1944 31 Dec 1949
SLT60  CASH BOOKS OF EXPENDITURE UNDER VARIOUS ACCOUNTS. 01 Jul 1944 31 May 1945
SLT20  ARCHITECTURAL DRAWINGS OF THE SAN FRANCISCO PUBLIC LIBRARY PARKSIDE BRANCH. 27 Oct 1945 27 Oct 1945
SLT2  INDEX TO CORRESPONDENCE. 01 Jan 1946 31 Dec 1961
SLT24  CORRESPONDENCE (CULLED) OF THE DIVISION OF EXTERNAL SERVICES. 01 Jan 1946 31 Dec 1957
SLT27  GENERAL CORRESPONDENCE AND ASSOCIATED PAPERS OF THE LADY CLARK LIBRARY (ARRANGED ALPHABETICALLY). 01 Jan 1946 31 Dec 1967
SLT79  DIVISION OF EXTERNAL SERVICES - LIST OF SUBJECT HEADINGS FOR GENERAL CORRESPONDENCE. 01 Jan 1946 31 Dec 1958
SLT39  VISITORS' DEPOSIT BOOK. 01 Jan 1947 31 Dec 1956
SLT40  BOOK OF FINES IMPOSED. 01 Jan 1947 31 Dec 1949
SLT41  LIST OF BOOK RESERVATIONS. 01 Jan 1947 31 Dec 1947
SLT45  LIST OF FILMS ORDERED. 01 Aug 1947 30 Jun 1954
SLT4  MASTER GUIDE TO FILING SYSTEMS. 01 Jan 1948 31 Dec 1981
SLT25  CORRESPONDENCE RELATING TO THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE STATE LIBRARY BUILDING, MURRAY STREET, HOBART. 01 Jan 1948 31 Dec 1965
SLT30  CORRESPONDENCE OF THE ADULT EDUCATION SECTION RELATING TO THE ORDERING AND PURCHASE OF FILMS. 01 Jan 1948 31 Dec 1952
SLT62  SALARY ABSTRACTS. 01 Jan 1948 31 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 1949 31 Jul 1972
SLT31  CORRESPONDENCE OF THE ADULT EDUCATION SECTION RELATING TO THE BORROWING OF FILMS. 01 Jan 1950 31 Dec 1952
SLT28  CORRESPONDENCE OF THE LADY CLARK LIBRARIAN WITH MUNICIPAL LIBRARIES AND SCHOOLS RELATING TO BOOK EXCHANGES (ARRANGED BY MUNICIPALITY). 01 Jan 1951 31 Dec 1962
SLT29  CORRESPONDENCE OF THE MUNICIPAL SERVICES SECTION WITH MUNICIPAL LIBRARIANS, RELATING TO BOOK EXCHANGES. 01 Jan 1951 31 Dec 1964
SLT21  ARCHITECTURAL DRAWINGS RELATING TO THE YORKSHIRE WEST RIDING COUNTRY LIBRARY AND ITS BOOKMOBILE. 01 Jan 1951 31 Dec 1952
SLT86  LENDING LIBRARY STATISTICS. 01 Apr 1951 31 Aug 1967
SLT58  RECEIPTS CASH BOOKS. 20 Mar 1953 19 Feb 1960
SLT80  DIVISION OF EXTERNAL SERVICES - BOOK ISSUE STATISTICS. 01 Jan 1954 31 Dec 1973
SLT59  CASH BOOKS OF EXPENDITURE. 01 Jan 1956 31 Dec 1958
SLT26  CORRESPONDENCE AND WORKING FILE FOR STAGE II OF THE STATE LIBRARY BUILDING, MURRAY STREET. 01 Jan 1960 31 Dec 1972
SLT37  TRAINING OFFICE FILES. 01 Jan 1962 31 Dec 1967
CRO28  W L CROWTHER LIBRARY ADMINISTRATIVE FILES 01 Jan 1964
SLT64  NORTHERN REGIONAL LIBRARY - CORRESPONDENCE AND WORKING FILE FOR LAUNCESTON REGIONAL BUILDING. 01 Jan 1964 31 Dec 1968
SLT48  SUBMISSION OF THE CHAIRMAN, TASMANIAN LIBRARY BOARD, AND THE STATE LIBRARIAN'S SUBMISSION, TO PARLIAMENTARY STANDING COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS, FOR STAGE II. 01 Jan 1965 31 Dec 1965
SLT81  DIVISION OF EXTERNAL SERVICES - BOOK EXCHANGE STATISTICS. 01 Jan 1965 31 Dec 1975
SLT61  MUNICIPAL LIBRARY VALUATIONS - RATEABLE VALUE. 01 Jan 1966 31 Dec 1972
SLT66  NORTHERN REGIONAL LIBRARY - PRELIMINARY DRAWINGS FOR THE LAUNCESTON REGIONAL LIBRARY. 01 Jan 1966 30 Nov 1967
SLT68  NORTHERN REGIONAL LIBRARY - ARCHITECTURAL DRAWINGS. 01 Jan 1967 31 Dec 1971
AD640  LISTS & CATALOGUES OF FILM & VIDEO HOLDINGS. 01 Jan 1967 31 Dec 1989
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 1968 31 Jan 1968
SLT70  HELLYER REGIONAL LIBRARY - GENERAL CORRESPONDENCE. 01 Jan 1968 31 Dec 1968
SLT50  SPECIFICATIONS FOR ERECTION OF PHASE II. 01 Jan 1969 31 Dec 1971
SLT53  ENGINEER'S REPORTS. 01 Jan 1969 31 Dec 1971
SLT51  MINUTES OF SITE MEETINGS. 06 May 1969 30 Sep 1971
SLT56  PROGRESS PAYMENT CLAIMS. 07 Jul 1969 01 May 1972
SLT52  MINUTES OF SUB-CONTRACTOR'S MEETINGS. 24 Jul 1969 07 Oct 1971
SLT54  CONTRACT REPORTS, NOS 1-10. 01 Sep 1969 01 Mar 1972
SLT32  STATE OFFICES LIBRARY ADVISORY COMMITTEE - MINUTES OF MEETINGS. 01 May 1971 31 Aug 1976
LMSS729  NORTHERN REGIONAL LIBRARY 02 Jul 1971 31 Dec 1989
SLT49  SPECIFICATION OF WORK FOR RENOVATIONS AND ALTERATIONS TO PHASE I. 01 Jan 1972 31 Jan 1972
SLT90  NORTHERN REGIONAL LIBRARY - COPIES OF OUT LETTERS. 01 Jan 1972 31 Dec 1983
SLT91  NORTHERN REGIONAL LIBRARY - ANNUAL REPORTS OF SECTIONS OF THE REGIONAL LIBRARY. 01 Jan 1972 31 Dec 1982
SLT93  NORTHERN REGIONAL LIBRARY - DRAFTS OF ARTICLES PUBISHED IN NORTHERN NEWSPAPERS AND COPIES OF RADIO BROADCASTS. 01 Jan 1972 31 Dec 1983
SLT76  HELLYER REGIONAL LIBRARY - MAPS AND PLANS USED IN THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE BUILDING. 01 Aug 1972 28 Feb 1974
SLT69  NORTHERN REGIONAL LIBRARY - MAP OF PLAZA PROPOSAL. 28 Aug 1972 28 Aug 1972
SLT78  PLANS OF THE DERWENT REGIONAL LIBRARY - GLENORCHY. 01 Jan 1977 31 Dec 1977
SLT94  EDUCATION DEPARTMENT STAFF IN SLT. 01 Jan 1980 31 Dec 1983
SLT87  ABOLISHED JOB FILES. 01 Jan 1981 31 Dec 1983
AD641  SCRIPT FOR VIDEO A DECADE IN THE STATE LIBRARY OF TASMANIA. 01 Jan 1984
AF435  REPORTS 01 Apr 1986 31 Dec 2001