State Library of New South Wales


Become part of providing world wide access to our vast collections

Help us transcribe and share our diaries, letters, manuscripts and records.

You can:

  • Transcribe digitised diaries, letters and other manuscripts
  • Edit and correct transcriptions near completion
  • Search finished transcriptions.

As manuscript collections are digitised they will be made available to transcribe, correct and search. Your contribution will help make our collections more accessible and available to all.

Get involved, and register to get started today, explore one of the projects below.

Projects showing a lock Locked project are not open for public transcription but can be viewed.

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