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Local studies



Reeves Emporium along Queen Street 1900 Queen Street circa 1900

Campbelltown Library’s local studies collection contains historic and contemporary materials covering life in the local government area.

Physical collection

Available during opening hours, the physical collection at Campbelltown City Library includes:

  • Books and periodicals
  • Local newspapers on microfilm
  • Environmental impact statements and conservation plans
  • Community organisation archives
  • Historical minutes of Ingleburn and Campbelltown Councils
  • Parish maps and subdivision plans
  • Manuscripts and family papers  

Resources may only be used within the library as they are generally unique, but copies can be made of most materials.

A number of tools are available to help with your research. If you feel unsure of how to proceed, feel free to ask the library staff for assistance. For lengthy, in depth local history research enquiries please make an appointment with the Local Information Librarian on 02 4645 4431.  

The History Buff The History Buff - Blog

The Local Studies Team at Campbelltown City Library has been blogging since way back in 2011 and it's still going strong. A large community of members and loyal readers enjoy these regular insights into Campbelltown's history.

Read our latest History Buff blog post and share your comments on campbelltown-library.blogspot.com

Online resources

Looking to find out more about the government in our local area, history of our suburbs, heritage buildings or to explore our timeline of some important events in Campbelltown we've got you covered.  

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