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  1. 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…

  2. 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…

  3. 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…

  4. 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…

  5. 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….

  6. 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….

  7. East Street

    East Street on the PROV WIki…

  8. PROVguide 18: Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages

    Family History – Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages Certificates of Victorian births, deaths and marriages, can be obtained from the Victorian Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages, for a fee.  The Registry’s contact details are: Street Address 595 Collins Street, Melbourne, Victoria Postal Address PO Box 4332, Melbourne, VIC 3001 Telephone (Australia) 1300 369 367 (within Australia for the cost of a local call) Telephon…

  9. PROVguide 71: Inquest Records

    …locate an Inquest during the period 1840-1985 use the following steps. 1. Consult the database Inquest Index, Victoria 1840-1985*. This database can be found on computers in Public Record Office Victoria Reading Rooms (Victorian Archives Centre and Ballarat Archives Centre). 2. It is possible to carry out a variety of searches either on individual fields (eg Surname or year) or a number of fields (eg Surname and given name and place). The mo…

  10. Ships and Shipping

    …pping list indexes are a great place to start when you are searching for a family member who may have arrived in Victoria by boat. There are three indexes in the Shipping List series: Did the person arrive into Victoria from overseas ports beetween 1852 and 1923? Try our Index to Unassisted Inward Passenger Lists to Victoria. Did the person travel from Britain to Victoria between 1839 and 1871 through government assistance? Try our Index to Assis…

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