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Other form(s) of name
Cultural Collections Reading Room, 3rd floor, Baillieu Library, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne Vic 3010
University of Melbourne Archives, Parkville, Vic 3010
Geographical and cultural context
Mandates/Sources of authority
Officer in charge: University Archivist
Note: A map for the Parkville Campus can be found at http://www.pb.unimelb.edu.au/CampusMaps/Parkville.pdf
Records management and collecting policies
University: Official records of governance and administration, faculties, departments and societies; personal papers of University administrators and academics.
Business: records of (mainly) Victorian organisations and papers of related individuals.
Labour and other non-business bodies: records of trade unions, professional associations, community organisations, women's organisations, social welfare associations, literary collections; papers of individuals associated with these organisations.
University of Melbourne: Many series and types 1853-1980.
Victorian Trades Hall Council: Minutes, correspondence etc 1857-1988.
Stock Exchange of Melbourne: Company files 1870-1994.
Broken Hill Association Smelters: Minutes, correspondence 1889-1980.
Bates, Smart and McCutcheon: Drawings, technical reports, job files 1862-1956.
Rio Tinto: Minutes, correspondence, technical reports etc 1887-1994.
Bright Family: Deeds, correspondence, accounts late C16th-1951.
Communist Paty of Australia, Victorian Branch: Minutes, correspondence, publications, 1930s-1980s, publications and ephemera only pre1960s.
Malcolm Fraser Collection: Documents, photographs and other material relating to the life, family and career of the Rt Ho. Malcolm Fraser, Prime Minister of Australia from 1975-1983.
Meanjin Archive: Correspondence from over 1200 Australian writers and cultural identities, 1940-2000.
Women's(sic) Christian Temperance Union of Victoria: Minutes from most Victorian branches, reports, publications, 1887-1999.
Frank Macfarlane Burnet: Correspondence, diaries, notebooks and research material, 1899-1985.
Quantity: 15 shelf kms comprising in excess of 2200 collections.
References: Reeves, A P, 'The Archives Department of the University of Melbourne', Labour History 43 (1982).
Lee, J M, 'New South Wales Labour Records Held at Melbourne University Archives' Hummer 2 (1985).
Richmond, J M, 'Oral History Resources in the Melbourne University Archives' Rewind 5 (May, 1985).
McCubbin, M, 'Women in the Paid Workforce Sources - Available at the Melbourne University Archives', Lilith 6 (Spring 1989): 109-116.
Finding aids, guides and publications
University of Melbourne Archives, Guide to Collections Melbourne, 1983.
Forell, Andrew and McCubbin, Maryanne, The Records of the Victorian Trades Hall Council First Accession (1857-1988), List and Indexes 2 Vols., Melbourne, 1989.
Entries in National Library of Australia 's RAAM database.