Finding aids are inventories, indexes, or guides that are created by archival and manuscript repositories to provide information about specific collections.

The Research Centre finding aids contain information about selected private records and ephemera collections held in the Research Centre of the Australian War Memorial. In general, each finding aid includes:

  • background information on the creator or theme of the collection
  • a description of the collections overall content and organisation
  • a breakdown of the collection's contents

Published and Digitised Collections

Aerial Photographs

Cards, Certificates & Leaflets

Formed Collections (includes cards, certificates, leaflets, postcards and souvenirs)



Private Records

Official Records

Film & Sound