Missing Items: Treasures of Australia's Past Lost from the National Archives
Over the past two decades the National Archives has lost at least 748 historic items, some dating back more than 150 years, from its official collection of documents, government files, letters, recordings and photographs.
National Archives of Australia assistant director-general Len Marsden said the missing artefacts were only a small fraction of the total collection and the library, used by researchers and the public, had measures in place to stop losses.
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