Australian Digital Collections

Welcome to the University of Sydney Library's collection of Australian Literary and Historical Texts. The texts are encoded according to the Text Encoding Initiative's guidelines for text encoding and interchange. The collection has been growing since 1997 with funding from a number of national grants and institutional collaborations...More

Introduction by Elizabeth Webby

This collection of Australian fiction, poetry, plays and non-fictional works, which has been put together from a number of different sources, ranging from a seventeenth-century Portuguese account of the discovery of Australia to the novels which make up Henry Handel Richardson's trilogy The Fortunes of Richard Mahony... More

The Australian Digital Collections comprise the following special interest collections which may be browsed and searched separately.