Australian Joint Copying Project (AJCP)

The Australian Joint Copying Project (AJCP) is a collection of historical material relating to Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific dating from 1560 to 1984.

Getting Started


Finding Aids

The finding aids are based on the physical AJCP Handbooks, updated with additional details about the records and providing access to the digitised documents.

They are accessed via the NLA's AJCP Research Tool.

The finding aids can be browsed A-Z in two sequences:


Background reading

Who was Phyllis Mander-Jones?

Phyllis Mander-Jonesundated Pictorial material and relics from the further papers of Heather Sherrie, ca. 1888-1983

 

Phyllis Mander-Jones - undated

Pictorial material and relics from the further papers of Heather Sherrie, ca. 1888-1983


Phyllis Mander-Jones was Mitchell Librarian, State Library of New South Wales from 1946-1957. Her final project as Mitchell Librarian was based in London working with the records of the London Missionary Society from 1956.

In 1960 she took up the position of AJCP Officer for the State Library of NSW and the National Library of Australia based in London.

Whilst identifying Government records for copying (PRO Series) she pursued private records of Australasian interest throughout the British Isles beginning with the London Missionary Society.

Her publication Manuscripts in the British Isles relating to Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific formed the basis of the M Series.