Public talk: Researching buildings, architects and architecture

The National Library is offering a free public talk for anyone intending to use the LIbrary’s collections to research New Zealand buildings, architects and architecture.

led by librarians Fiona Gray and Hannah Benbow, this talk is a great opportunity for historians to gain a better understanding of how to use the library to research historic buildings.

  • Date: Tuesday, 29 October, 2019
  • Time: 12:10am to 1:00pm
  • Cost: Free event. You don’t need to book. 
  • Location: Te Ahumairangi (ground floor), National Library, corner Molesworth and Aitken Streets, Thorndon

Topics covered will include, finding building plans and images of buildings, looking for published material on architecture and architects, finding out about the owners of buildings and land, and key collections held at the Library.