Collection

Women's Museum of Australia Research Library

You’ll be amazed at the sto­ries we hold…

The Wom­en’s Muse­um of Aus­tralia has a ref­er­ence library of books, videos and audio cas­settes relat­ing to Aus­tralian wom­en’s history. 

We wel­come research projects and encour­age research proposals.

For access, please con­tact the cura­tor at curator@​pioneerwomen.​com.​au for an appointment.

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  • Golden Hands: The Complete Knitting, Dressmaking and Needlecraft Guide (Vol 4) (1972)

    Author:

    Published: in 1972 by Hamlyn House

    Dewey No.: 746

    Subject: Needlecraft, Guide, sewing, knitting, needlecraft

    Format: Book

  • Golden Hands: The Complete Knitting, Dressmaking and Needlecraft Guide (Vol 5) (1972)

    Author:

    Published: in 1972 by Hamlyn House

    Dewey No.: 746

    Subject: Needlecraft, Guide, sewing, knitting, needlecraft

    Format: Book

  • Golden Hands: The Complete Knitting, Dressmaking and Needlecraft Guide (Vol 6) (1972)

    Author:

    Published: in 1972 by Hamlyn House

    Dewey No.: 746

    Subject: Needlecraft, Guide, sewing, knitting, needlecraft

    Format: Book

  • Golden Hands: The Complete Knitting, Dressmaking and Needlecraft Guide (Vol 7) (1972)

    Author:

    Published: in 1972 by Hamlyn House

    Subject: Needlecraft, Guide, sewing, knitting, needlecraft

    Format: Book

  • Golden Hands: The Complete Knitting, Dressmaking and Needlecraft Guide (Vol 8) (1972)

    Author:

    Published: in 1972 by Hamlyn House

    Dewey No.: 746

    Subject: Needlecraft, Guide, sewing, knitting, needlecraft

    Format: Book

  • Golden Hands: The Complete Knitting, Dressmaking and Needlecraft Guide (Vol 9) (1972)

    Author:

    Published: in 1972 by Hamlyn House

    Subject: Needlecraft, Guide, sewing, knitting, needlecraft

    Format: Book

  • Gone Bush (1967)

    Author: Ellen Kettle, MBE

    Published: in 1967 by The Devonshire Press

    Dewey No.: 610.73099

    Subject: Her improvement of aboroginal health in NT, medical/health

    Format: Book

  • Gone Bush! : A collection of bush verse (1996)

    Author: Carmel Randle

    Published: in 1996 by Carmel Randle

    Dewey No.: 821

    Subject: Poetry Australian, Poetry

    Format: Book

  • Good Rowing: A reminiscence about the ABC Children's Session and the Argonauts Club (1982)

    Author: Ida Elizabeth Jenkins

    Published: in 1982 by Australian Broadcasting Commission

    Dewey No.: 791.44

    Subject: ABC children's session & argonauts club, Children's Entertainment

    Format: Book

  • Good Show!: A Practical Guide for Temporary Exhibitions (1987)

    Author: Lothar P Witteburg

    Published: in 1987 by Smithsonian Institution

    Dewey No.: 069 5

    Subject: Art - Exhibitions, Travelling - Technique - lighting - security - ART/ exhibitions

    Format: Book

  • Good Sports : Australian sport and the myth of the fair go (2000)

    Author: Peter Kell

    Published: in 2000 by Pluto Press

    Dewey No.: 3064830994

    Subject: 1/discrimination in sports-Australia 2/Sports-social aspects-Australia Sport/social aspect

    Format: Book

  • Goodbye Girlie (1994)

    Author: Patsy Adam-Smith

    Published: in 1994 by Penguin Books

    Dewey No.: 828.309

    Subject: Bio Patsy Adam-Smith; Biography; Authors; Bio

    Format: Book

  • Granny's Secret Recipes (2001)

    Author: Garden City Christian Church

    Published: in 2001 by Garden City Christian Church

    Dewey No.: 642

    Subject: recipes, cookery

    Format: Book

  • Great Australian Girls : and the Remarkable Women They Became (1999)

    Author: Susan Geason

    Published: in 1999 by ABC Books

    Dewey No.: 920.720

    Subject: Buckingham, Bev. Sauvage, Louise. Fraser, Dawn Lorraine. Cawley, Evonne Goolagong, Children's Publication. Biography. Women. Australia. History. Juvenile literature.

    Format: Book

  • Great Australian Women Volume II: From Pioneering Days to the Present (2002)

    Author: Susanna De Vries

    Published: in 2002 by HarperCollins

    Dewey No.: 994.04092

    Subject: Osburn, Lucy, 1835-1891. McConnell, Mary, 1830-1910. MacKillop, Mary, 1842-1909. Melba, Nellie, Dame, 1861-1931. Franklin, Miles, 1879-1954. Scott, Rose, 1847-1925. Sutherland, Jane, 1855-1928. Hanson-Dyer, Louise, 1884-1962. Cooper, Ethel, 1871-1961. Preston, Margaret, 1875-1963. Tennant, Kylie, 1912-1988. Noonuccal, Oodgeroo, 1920-1993. Walton, Nancy Bird, 1915-. Hamlin, Catherine, 1924. Social conditions. Australia. Women Biography Feminism History

    Format: Book

  • Great Australian Women: From Federation to Freedom (2001)

    Author: Susanna De Vries

    Published: in 2001 by HarperCollins

    Dewey No.: 994.04092

    Subject: Australian Women. Biography. Feminism. Feminists. Women. Social conditions. Australia.

    Format: Book

  • Great Housewives of Art (1990)

    Author: Sally Swain

    Published: in 1990 by Grafton Books

    Dewey No.: 741 5994 19

    Subject: ART

    Format: Book

  • Great Women of History (1984)

    Author: George Blaikie

    Published: in 1984 by John Fairfax Marketing

    Dewey No.: 920.72

    Subject: Lillie Langtry, Mme.du Barry, Mata Hari, Nell Gwyn, Emma Hamilton, Lola Montez, Anna Pavlova, Jenny Lind, Sarah Bernhardt, Clara Butt, Ellen Terry; Madame Tussaud, Nellie Melba, Flora Macdonald, Boadicea, Joan of Arc, Mary Watson, Edith Cavell, "Babe" Didrikson, Annette Kellerman; Suzanne Lenglen & Helen Wills Moody, Fanny Durack & Mina Wylie, George Sand, Mitfords, Brontes, George Eliot, Katherine Susannah Pritchard; Queen Victoria, Henry VIII's wives, Anastasia, Lady Astor, Emmeline Pankhurst, Enid Lyons, Jennie Jerome, Edwina Mountbatten, Madame Curie; Amalie Dietrich, Elizabeth Macarthur, Elizabeth Kenny, Amy Johnson, Lady Jane Franklin, Elizabeth Fry, Amelia Earhar

    Format: Book

  • Great Women of the Good Country... And There Are Many Ways to be Great (1996)

    Author: Vida Maney

    Published: in 1996 by Border Chronicle

    Dewey No.: 994.234

    Subject: Women pioneers. South Australia. Biography. Bordertown. History. Tatiara

    Format: Book

  • Greater Than Their Knowing: A Glimpse of South Australian Women 1836-1986 (1986)

    Author: Michael F Paige

    Published: in 1986 by Wakefield Press

    Dewey No.: 994.230

    Subject: Pioneers Women. Australia. South Australia. Biography. Women. History.

    Format: Book

  • Greer, Untamed Shrew (1997)

    Author: Christine Wallace

    Published: in 1997 by Macmillan, Pan Macmillan Australia

    Dewey No.: 305.409

    Subject: Greer, Germaine. Australia. Women's rights. Feminist criticism. Feminists. Feminism. Biography

    Format: Book

  • Griselda Sprigg - VHS 71 (2005)

    Author: Griselda Sprigg

    Published: in 2005 by ABC A moment in time

    Subject: Traveller outback pioneer at Andando, Birdsville, there were no modern maps

    Format: VHS

  • Growing up Feminist: The New Generation of Australian Women (1985)

    Author: Jocellynne A. Scutt

    Published: in 1985 by Angus & Robertson

    Dewey No.: 305 SCU

    Subject: Feminism - Australia Anna Donald, Sarah Gillman, Emel Corley, Cathy Henry, Michele Trewick, Karen Ermacora, Mary Gartrell, Diana Forward, Jennifer Scott, Fiona Giles Feminism

    Format: Book

  • Guidelines for Volunteer Insurance

    Author: Volunteer Centre, NSW

    Published: by Aust. Council for Volunteering

  • Guns and Brooches (1992)

    Author: Jan Bassett

    Published: in 1992 by Oxford

    Dewey No.: 355 345 082

    Subject: Australia.Army.Australian Army Nursing Service-History; medical//Nursing Army Service

    Format: Book