The guide covers finding and viewing maps, getting copies, and information about significant maps in our collection. You will also find online resources for learning more about maps.
The estimated size of the collection is over 200,000 maps. It includes:
The current collection covers Australia, in particular NSW, the Pacific region, Antarctica and extends to the rest of the world.
The collections have developed over the past 150 years with major bequests made by David Scott Mitchell and Sir William Dixson and they continue to be added to via bequests, donations, purchase and 'Legal Deposit' whereby publishers in NSW are obliged by law to provide us with a copy of any maps they produce.