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Colin Thiele: Archival material and images

Iconic South Australian author (1920-2006)

Archival resources

Two comprehensive collections of Colin Thiele archival material can be found at the State Library of South Australia and the National Library of Australia.

The holdings can be viewed below.

Colin Thiele ephemera

The State Library hold ephemera relating to Colin Thiele. Ephemera includes material such as pamphlets and posters.

Browse the library's collection of Colin Thiele Ephemera.

Staff at the Information Desk can help you access items of ephemera. Items from ephemera collections are required to be used in the Somerville Reading Room.

Progress to denial

An early book of poetry by Colin Thiele, with cover design by Margaret Preston. Published by Jindyworobaks, a unique Australian creative group.


A number of images relating to Colin Thiele are held within the State Library of South Australia's collection.  You can browse these images by clicking on the link to the catalogue below.