Royal Historical Society of Victoria Inc

Identity area

Identifier

daa/374

Authorized form of name

Royal Historical Society of Victoria Inc

Parallel form(s) of name

Other form(s) of name

Type

Contact area

 

Executive Director or Librarian

Type

Address

Street address

239 A'Beckett Street, Melbourne 3000

Postal address:
As above

Locality

Region

Country name

Postal code

Telephone

(03) 9326-9288

Fax

(03) 9326-9477

Note

Description area

History

Geographical and cultural context

Mandates/Sources of authority

Administrative structure

Officer in charge: Dr Elizabeth Rushen, Executive Director

Records management and collecting policies

Items relating to Victorian and local history and cultural heritage - books, manuscripts, photographs and other images, artefacts. (95% in-house).

Buildings

Holdings

Individual persons: Personal papers, diaries 1850- (20m); Photographs 1850- (2m). Members RHSV: Personal papers, manuscript publications 1911-(10m). Government Departments: Maps 1845- (1m).

References: Bowe, Maree, Sources of Victoria's Heritage. History Project Inc, 1985.

Finding aids, guides and publications

Entries in National Library of Australia Guide to Collections of Manuscripts Relating to Australia.

Access area

Opening times

Open Mon-Fri 10am-4pm; closed weekends, public holidays, January and between Christmas and New Year. A fee is charged for use of the collection by non-members. General reference assistance available. Copying services for books, journals, original records to A3, photographs, maps and plans. A modest charge is made for research services undertaken by library volunteers.

Access conditions and requirements

Proof of identity required.

Accessibility

Services area

Research services

Reproduction services

Public areas

Control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

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Sources

Maintenance notes

Access points

Access Points

  • Clipboard

Primary contact

239 A'Beckett Street, Melbourne 3000 Postal address: As above