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  1. Stucco and Shopping:

    …spark further interest and bring them more into the awareness of readers. The holdings of Public Record Office Victoria (PROV) were essential to this article in illuminating the occupants of the buildings, the identities of their builders, and changes in economic conditions; the general collection was also invaluable. A further study, locating and dating individual buildings and mapping the streetscapes, would additionally use the resources of t…

  2. Losing the Plot:

    …Kelly’s) has been shown to be correct. Now that Ned Kelly’s remains have been identified, Heritage Victoria has begun discussions with relevant parties, principally the family, regarding their appropriate reburial.   Endnotes [1]. See R Wright, ‘Report on burial; designated F85 from the former Police Garages on Russell Street, Melbourne’, Report to Heritage Victoria and RMIT University Property Services, April 2002;…

  3. Putting Colonial Victoria on the Map:

    Provenance: The Journal of Public Record Office Victoria, issue no. 6, 2007.ISSN 1832-2522. Copyright © Cate Elkner. by Cate Elkner  Cate Elkner is a Senior Researcher with the Cultural Heritage Unit (CHU), in the School of Historical Studies at the University of Melbourne. Her 2003 PhD thesis, an industry partnership between the University of Melbourne and the Italian Historical Society (under the auspices of Comitato Assistenza Italiani, or C…

  4. The Legal Profession in Colonial Victoria:

    by Richard Harrison ‘The legal profession in colonial Victoria: information in records of admission held by Public Record Office Victoria’, Provenance: The Journal of Public Record Office Victoria, issue no. 13, 2014. ISSN 1832-2522. Copyright © Richard Harrison Richard Harrison is an independent historical researcher living in the Melbourne suburb of Blackburn. After a career in the stockbroking industry, in 2004 he accepted a rese…

  5. Maroondah Reservoir Park:

    …Reservoir Park: the creation of a monumental landscape’, Provenance: The Journal of Public Record Office Victoria, issue no. 13, 2014. ISSN 1832-2522. Copyright © Lee Andrews Lee Andrews is a heritage consultant specialising in designed landscapes. She has undertaken extensive research into and assessment of the cultural (heritage) significance of numerous sites throughout Victoria. These include regional botanical gardens in Bendigo, Sale…

  6. Keeping Order:

    …1; a large sum of money at the beginning of the twentieth century.2 In April 1902, Chief Justice John Madden of Victoria’s Supreme Court admitted ignorance – like most Victorians – regarding motor-cars, and requested that the managers give a demonstration on William Street outside the court building. Both ardent motorists, Proctor and James believed that the superior braking, steering and acceleration qualities of the automobile…

  7. Improving Access to Victoria’s Historical Child Welfare Records

    …given the issues of recordkeeping and accountability higher public prominence than perhaps ever before.[47] The Victorian inquiry has heard evidence of alleged breaches of requirements and sheer incompetence, reinforcing findings of the Victorian Ombudsman from 2012.[48] ‘Care’ leavers have taken their message to the streets with placards proclaiming: ‘You have the records of our abuse’.[49] The archival profession’s…

  8. Family and Social History in Archives and Beyond

    …8230; died from the effects of injuries received on the 18th day of April 1942 at Flemington Rd near Abbotsford Street North Melbourne in Victoria when she was accidentally knocked down by an electric tramcar. Some of the evidence that he had heard included a comment from John Richard Barry, a passenger on the tram, who reported: There was a faint smell of Methylated Spirits about the woman’s person. Constable Terence Stephen Bible, who was…

  9. Nichola Cooke:

    …insula. 16 Clarence Woodhouse, Melbourne in 1838 from the Yarra River, c. 1888.Courtesy of the State Library of Victoria On 1 November 1837, Batman purchased several blocks of land from the Crown, including a slightly swampy half-acre on the corner of Swanston and Flinders Streets to the east of the main settlement, part of Allotment 8 in Section 3 of the Town of Melbourne. 17 He built a seven-roomed cottage named ‘Roxburgh Cottage’ o…

  10. ‘In future, only female teachers’:

    Provenance: The Journal of Public Record Office Victoria, issue no. 11, 2012.ISSN 1832-2522. Copyright © Felicity Jensz. by Felicity Jensz Dr Felicity Jensz is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Cluster of Excellence ‘Religion and Politics’ at the Westfälische Wilhelms‑Universität Münster, Germany and an Honorary Fellow in the School of Historical Studies at the University of Melbourne, where she obtained her PhD. Her research focuses upon t…

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