July Monthly Members Meeting
2nd July 2022
By Cheryl Bollard
The NSW State Archives is one of a genealogist’s best sources of information on our early Colonial settlers. The Archive is constantly adding new material to their collection, and with over 1.9 million items in the collection, there’s bound to be something there to help your research.
This month Martyn Killion, the Director of Collections at the NSW State Archives will join us to explore the wide range of new material available at the archives.
July Monthly Meeting
Hybrid Meeting - in person at Cook Education Room or via Zoom
When: 7 pm Tuesday 5 July 2022
Cost: Free for Members
About the presenter:
Martyn Killion is the Director of Collections, Access and Engagement (CAE). As Director, Martyn has oversight of ensuring the proper transfer of records into the State Archives Collection and their documentation, and their care through conservation; providing services for the public to access the Collection and developing and managing engagement initiatives, including an award-winning exhibitions program.
Martyn has had an association with NSW State Archives for over 40 years. He also has extensive government experience particularly in the area of culture and the arts having worked in a number of roles at Arts NSW (now Create NSW) and in cultural institutions. In his spare time, Martyn is an avid family historian and has had a long involvement in the genealogical and historical research community.
About the archives:
The State Archives and Records Authority of New South Wales (NSW State Archives and Records) is one of Australia’s pre-eminent Archives and Records Authorities with a vast collection of historical records and archives dating back to the European settlement of Australia in 1788. With responsibilities for the development, preservation and access for the State’s archives, NSW State Archives and Records is also responsible for managing and storing over 650 kilometres of semi-permanent Government records for NSW public sector offices.
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