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  1. S T Gill, ‘View of Geelong wharf from the Botanic Gardens’, Lithograph, 1855. Reproduced with permission from the La Trobe Picture Collection, State Library of Victoria

    S T Gill, ‘View of Geelong wharf from the Botanic Gardens’, Lithograph, 1855. Reproduced with permission from the La Trobe Picture Collection, State Library of Victoria

  2. Informazione in Italiano

    Public Record Office Victoria (PROV) – Archivio di Stato del Victoria Il Public Record Office Victoria (noto con la sigla PROV) è l’Archivio di Stato del Victoria. Il PROV conserva documenti e atti pubblici che risalgono alla metà del 1830, epoca in cui venne costituito il governo del Victoria, fino ad oggi. Gli archivi vennero creati da dipartimenti governativi, tribunali statali, municipalità, scuole, ospedali civili e altri uffici pubbl…

  3. PROVguide 8: Ordering Inquest Records

    …rdering Inquest Records This PROVguide outlines how to order inquest records for viewing in Public Record Office Victoria’s reading room at the Victorian Archives Centre.  Public Record Office Victoria (PROV) holds records of inquests and other kinds of coronial investigations held in Victoria from 1840 – 1985.  For information about accessing Coroner’s records created after 1985, please contact the Coroners Court of Victoria In…

  4. Feathers, fur and fun: share your Melbourne Zoo memories

    …tribute to an online exhibition?  To celebrate Melbourne Zoo’s 150th anniversary this year, Public Record Office Victoria, Culture Victoria and the Melbourne Zoo are working together to create an online story which captures the changing face of the zoo over the years. This online story, which will be published on the Culture Victoria website, will contain images and videos from the archives of Public Record Office Victoria, Melbourne Zoo, State L…

  5. Editorial – Provenance 2010

    …ed on substantial research into archives and collections in addition to those found here at Public Record Office Victoria. Kirsten Wright and Antonina Lewis combine research into records of Victoria University in Footscray with records created by the Department of Education. Beginning with burnt and damaged records they discovered in the Victoria University Archives, the authors researched both collections to weave a story about the lack of atten…

  6. Hamer Awards Part Three: Most Valuable Transfer to PROV

    …Public Records, presenting the award for Most Valuable Transfer to PROV to Arthur Dallas, Manager Laverton, Land Victoria, at the Sir Rupert Hamer Awards 16 May   The purpose of this category is to highlight efforts to preserve and make accessible records of a high and ongoing value to the people and State of Victoria. We would like to congratulate Land Victoria on winning the category ‘Most Valuable Transfer to PROV’ for their transfer of Crown…

  7. Soldier Settlement

    …ed from fighting in the First World War. With chronic trench-foot and 100 pounds in his pocket he applied to the Victorian Government for a leased block of land near Shepparton, only to face the harsh realities of life as a farmer. Known as the ‘Soldier Settlement Scheme’, 2.8 million acres of Victorian farmland was distributed among  thousands of returned soldiers. Despite this noble gesture of gratitude, and an economic boost to reg…

  8. Ned Kelly, His Head and Me

    …pondence relating to Kelly, now online as VPRS 4965/P2, and providing assistance to research conducted by Museum Victoria regarding the fate of the Kelly armour. Over the last decade or so, scarcely a year has passed without something relating to Ned occupying a portion of my time. The enormous academic and legal interest in the Kelly story occupies a lot of my time because Public Record Office Victoria holds the world’s largest accumulation of…

  9. Remonstrances from certain inhabitants of Bendigo, VPRS 1095/P Unit 4, Bundle 1 no. 21 (January 1855)

    This resolution from Bendigo dated January 1855, documents the diggers’ disillusionment with the government’s behaviour over the whole matter of Eureka, and specifically with the decision to try men for treason. It strongly recommends a general amnesty of those involved….

  10. Bendigo Reform League call for the abandonment of the State Trial, VPRS 4066/P Unit 2, March 13 1854

    This resolution from diggers in Bendigo, dated 13 March 1855, strongly criticises the government’s handling of the State Treason Trials, and the ‘unbecoming desire for vengeance’ which this conduct demonstrated….

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