Stonnington History Centre, Melbourne

Zone d'identification



Forme autorisée du nom

Stonnington History Centre, Melbourne

Forme(s) parallèle(s) du nom

Autre(s) forme(s) du nom

  • Stonnington History Centre, Stonnington Library and Information Service, Melbourne


  • Municipal

Zone du contact


Team Leader



Adresse physique

Northbrook, 1257 High Street, Malvern





Nom du pays

Code postal



03 8290 1360



Zone de description


The City of Stonnington was formed in 1994 from the amalgamation of the City of Malvern (a city from 1911 to 1994) and the City of Prahran (a city from 1879 to 1994).

Contexte géographique et culturel

Textes de référence

Structure administrative

The Stonnington History Centre is a branch of the Stonnington Library and Information Service, and a department of the Stonnington City Council.

Gestion des archives courantes et intermédiaires et politiques de collecte

The Stonnington History Centre is an archive dedicated to preserving and interpreting the history of the City of Stonnington and the former cities of Malvern and Prahran. The centre holds a substantial collection of essentially paper-based and digital records.


The centre has reading room facilities, which include public computers, wifi access and microform readers.


The collection includes books, photographs, documents, Malvern building plans, maps, subdivision plans, rate records, newspapers, research notes, ephemera and general local history information.

Donations of relevant material are invited from community organisations, businesses and individuals.

Note: The collection includes the collections of the former Malvern Archive and Malvern Historical Society, and Prahran Archive and Prahran Historical and Arts Society.

Instruments de recherche, guides et publications

The online catalogue is a descriptive index to the collection which also includes scans of most photographs and some full text documents. See

Zone de l'accès

Heures d'ouverture

Open Monday, Tuesday 10am–4.30pm
Wednesday 10am–7pm
Thursday, Friday 10am–4.30pm.
Closed on public holidays.

Conditions d'accès et d'utilisation

The Stonnington History Centre is accessible by appointment. Access to some material may be restricted.


Limited parking is available at Malvern Library and on High Street. Please advise us in advance of your visit if disabled access is required.

Zone des services offerts

Services d'aide à la recherche

We encourage you to conduct your own research. Begin by exploring our website and searching our catalogue. Where our assistance is required, a fee is incurred after the first half-hour. For more information, see

Services de reproduction

You can order digital or print copies of many items in our collection for a fee. Visit our website for more information.

Espaces publics

Zone du contrôle

Identifiant de la description

Identifiant du service d'archives

Règles et/ou conventions utilisées


Niveau de détail

Dates de production, de révision et de suppression

Revised 12 April 2018




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Points d'accès

  • Arts and Culture (Thematic area)
  • Built Environment (Thematic area)
  • Éducation (Thematic area)
  • Environnement (Thematic area)
  • Family / Domestic Life (Thematic area)
  • Genealogical (Thematic area)
  • Industry, Manufacturing and Commerce (Thematic area)
  • Local Studies (Thematic area)
  • Medicine and Health (Thematic area)
  • Politics and Government (Thematic area)
  • Loisirs et sports (Thematic area)
  • Science and Technology (Thematic area)
  • Social Organisations and Activities (Thematic area)
  • Transportation (Thematic area)
  • Presse-papier

Contact principal

Northbrook, 1257 High Street, Malvern
Melbourne, Victoria 3144