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The Philas Library is a specialised philatelic library which includes the collections of the Philatelic Association of NSW Inc. and the Royal Sydney Philatelic Club (RSPC). The library is based in New South Wales, Australia.


The collection

The collection comprises over 6000 books, journals and catalogues.

The collection is especially strong in Australian, New Zealand and Pacific philately and specialist collections include:

  • Post Office guides and reports for Australia and New South Wales.
  • Philatelic Exhibition catalogues – collections of Australian, New Zealand and International Philatelic exhibitions arranged by year order.
  • E.A. Crome Collection - Australian Aerophilately from the National Library of Australia, Canberra.
  • E.A. & V.I Crome Collection - modern Australian and world Aerophilately from the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, Sydney.
  • Marguerite McNeill Collection of Music and Theatre - from the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, Sydney.
  • Alec Pailthorpe photographic slide collection of Australian Commonwealth.
  • De La Rue Correspondence Book microfilm - Joint Copying Project contains material on Australia, New Zealand, British Pacific and Malaya.
  • Norman Hopson Local Histories Collection - history of NSW Local Government areas.
  • Donations

    The library has Donated Gift Recipient status with the Australian Taxation Office and all donations over A$2 are tax deductible.


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