The John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library (JCPML) also cares for a number of other archival collections:
Unpublished information can sometimes be found in archives. Archives are special, organised collections of unpublished material. Archive is also the term used for the institution holding the collection.
Organisations, companies and members of the community often donate their own 'archives' to add to the information about social, community and political life that is collected for researchers and future generations.
Archives can be found in government institutions, universities or private organisations.