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Portrait of the Morrow family taken outdoors in a rainforest setting at Gatton.
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Family history month

August is National Family History Month Australasia and State Library of Queensland joins various libraries, archives, genealogy societies and other organisations in celebrating this event. It's a great time to start exploring your family tree or follow new leads.

Collections on display 

Visit us during August and enjoy our collection display in the level 3 reading room.

The display includes essential resources for family history research, with notes about each items' usefulness.

You can also sit back and enjoy a lovely digitial display of images from our collection.

Ask our librarians and library technicians at the level 3 information desk for guidance witrh your family history research.

Books and maps on display in State Library of Queensland, level 3

The German pioneers who arrived in the Susanne Goddefroy in 1864, Brisbane Courier, 31 Jan 1914, pg12

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Sepia image of Attree family, 1940

Cribb and Foote family photograph 

Getting started

Our family history pages are a great place to start for family history research.