• Manly Mayor and Alderman with 1924 Olympic Champions Nick Winter, Boy Charlton and Dick Eve. Courtesy of Manly Library Local Studies

Our highly experienced local history staff have a huge amount of knowledge on the history of the Northern Beaches.

The Local Studies/Family History team manages large collections of photographs, maps, plans, oral histories and ephemera relating to the area.

To arrange an appointment or make an enquiry, please email with as much detail as you can. We will respond to you as soon as we can. 

You can also contact us by phone: 8495 5027, Mon to Fri 9am-5pm.