The Friends of the Turnbull Library

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Alexander Turnbull (1868-1918),
who gifted his library to the nation.
Read more about the history of the library.

The Friends of the Turnbull Library (FoTL) supports the work of the Alexander Turnbull Library, and promotes public interest in the Library’s collections.

Titiro ki muri kia whakatika ā mua.
Preserving the past to enlighten the future.

The Alexander Turnbull Library is a guardian of our heritage, a great research institution serving the general public and scholars in the fields of historical research, literary, cultural and genealogical studies.