This guide provides a brief overview of the records we hold that document the activities and development of the Royal Botanic Gardens in Sydney from 1816 on, as well as related areas which fell under its administration over time.
We have several photo series showing the growth and expansion of Sydney from c.1860 to c.1915. Sydney is the main subject of these series, however, photos of Sydney are not limited to this page. Other series with broader subject ranges may also include views of Sydney and can be found using the collection search »
A brief history of the Sydney Opera House plus a select list of records relating to the design, construction and official opening.