The development of this web site was funded by the Friends of Battye Library Inc. to showcase special resources contained within the collections of the J S Battye Library of West Australian History.

Project Team

  • Battye Library Management Team: Selection of treasures
  • Steve Howell: Compiler and Historian
  • Helene Charlesworth: Compiler and Historian
  • Dianne Calway: Project Coordinator

The Project Team is grateful for the advice and support of Dr Ronda Jamieson, Director Battye Library.


Comments on the site will be welcome at the following address:

The Director
J S Battye Library of West Australian History
Alexander Library Building
Perth Cultural Centre
Perth, Western Australia 6000

or Email:

Please note: The content on this website is made available for archival purposes and may not meet the State Library of Western Australia's current standards for web accessibility, mobile device compatibility, historical accuracy and cultural sensitivity.