Taronga Zoo, Sydney
Above: Seal enclosure, Taronga Zoo, September 1916. NRS 4481, ST 5910
State Records NSW holds a number of records which document the activities and development of Taronga Zoo in Sydney.
This guide is intended to outline the main record series identified to include relevant records. Other related records may be found by searching our catalogue and using our finding aids.
|NRS 14125||Registers of letters received from government departments (A series) [Treasury]||1901-1923|
|NRS 14139||Correspondence: A Series [Treasury]||1901-1923|
|NRS 12060||Letters received [Premier's Department]||1907-1976|
Main series of letters received [Colonial Secretary]
For further information on researching the Colonial Secretary's records please see the Colonial Secretary Guide.
|NRS 4470||Ink drawing for block of Taronga Park Tea Rooms||c.1940s|
Building construction and maintenance files - [B files]
See Collection Search on our home page for a list of B files relating to Taronga Zoo (tip: search using the term Taronga)
|NRS 20506||Images of tourist attractions and destinations [Tourism New South Wales]||1990-2002|
Glass plate negatives [Government Printing Office]
To search use registers of negatives: 6/21192 and 6/21195
(Relevant images for Zoo's first year include: ST5928-5939; ST5941-5948; ST5974-5993; ST6007; ST6080-6086)
|1652||Taronga Zoological Park Trust [I]||
27 Mar 1912-20 Sep 1956
|1634||Taronga Zoological Park Trust [II]||
20 Sep 1956-04 Jun 1973
|1610||Taronga Conservation Society Australia||04 Jun 1973-|
Unless otherwise stated, these records are available to view at the Western Sydney Records Centre.