The Grainger Museum - the only purpose-built autobiographical museum in Australia - is home to a wonderful collection of art, photographs, costumes, music scores and instruments acquired by Percy Grainger, an icon of twentieth century Australian musical culture.
Geografische en culturele context
The Museum is on the University of Melbourne's Parkville campus in Melbourne, Victoria.
Mandaat/bronnen van bevoegdheid
The Museum was established by Percy Grainger in conjunction with the University of Melbourne, with the University providing the site and ongoing management and Percy providing the building and some funding.
The Museum forms part of the Special Collections and Grainger Museum unit within University Services.
Records management and collecting policies
The Museum does not actively collect however, in rare circumstances, material may be purchased or received as donation.
The Museum faces Royal Parade, Parkville. There is an additional store in Brunswick and staff offices are at the Baillieu Library at the University of Melbourne. Public access is only via the Museum on Royal Parade or via the Reading Room, level 3 of the Baillieu Library.
The archives are the collected papers of Percy Grainger. They relate both to Percy Grainger and were collected by him about others. There are also several smaller collections acquired later by the Museum and consistent with the Museum's objectives.
The Museum does not provide a research service. Where detailed research is required, researchers can order material and view these in the Reading Room or engage a private records agent/researcher to undertake the work on their behalf.
The Museum does not provide a general copying service. Where digitising items requested by researchers is in the interest of the collection, these may be approved for copying. Fees will apply.
Identificatie van de beschrijving
Identificatiecode van de instelling
Toegepaste regels en/of conventies
Niveau van detaillering
Datering van aanmaak, herziening of verwijdering
Revised 13 April 2018
Arts and Culture (Thematic area)
Family / Domestic Life (Thematic area)
Travel and Exploration (Thematic area)
Gate 13, Royal Parade, Parkville Melbourne, Victoria 3010