- Repository State Library of South Australia
- Reference OH 591
- Date Range 22-Nov-00 - 22-Nov-00
1 hour 27 minutes A recording of the proceedings of the party held to commemorate the beginning of the redevelopment of the State Library of South Australia, held in the newly emptied chamber of the Mortlock Library (Jervois Building). The event commences with music from the Four Seasons String Quartet. Bronwyn Halliday, Director of the State Library, welcomes guests, talks about the vision for the new State Library and introduces the speakers: Geoffrey Coles, Deputy Chair of the Libraries Board; The Hon. Diana Laidlaw MLC, Minister for the Arts, who talks about the commitment of the Government to the new Library and the future of the Mortlock Chamber; Valmai Hankel, Senior Rare Books Librarian, who shares memories and anecdotes from staff and introduces the choir, Flight of Ideas. Bronwyn Halliday closes the formal proceedings.
- Finding Aid Full transcript available (12 pages)