Archives relating to the opening and operation of Taronga Zoo at Mosman
NSW State Archives holds a number of records which document the activities and development of Taronga Zoo in Sydney. Other related records may be found by searching our catalogue and using our finding aids.
List of main record series
Registers of letters received from government departments (A series) [Treasury]
Correspondence: A Series [Treasury]
Letters received [Premier's Department]
Main series of letters received [Colonial Secretary]For further information on researching the Colonial Secretary's records please see the Colonial Secretary Guide.
Ink drawing for block of Taronga Park Tea Rooms
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)
Images of tourist attractions and destinations [Tourism New South Wales]
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)
Access to the records
Unless otherwise stated, these records are available to view at the Western Sydney Records Centre.