Finding Your Story: a resource manual of the records of the Stolen Generation in Victoria is a hard-copy version of the online resource. It contains valuable information on where records are kept, how to access them, and how to understand their contents.
NOTE: This publication is soon to be superceded and is now available free of charge + delivery.
Celebrating the 150th anniversary of responsible Government in Victoria
Presenting research in the field of archives and records management, the annual journal Provenance provides an arena for scholarly discussion and debate. This beautiful publication was launched in 2003 as part of PROV’s 30th anniversary celebrations.
This collectors edition poster is a must for lovers of Melbourne’s history. Printed on beautiful stock, the poster would make a wonderful talking point in any classroom or home.
Coming South: Victorian archives of immigration 1839-1923
is an easy introduction to the immigration records held by PROV suitable for those wanting to know a bit more about the system of recording arrivals from interstate and overseas.
Ian MacFarlane carefully reconstructs the events of the Ballarat Riots in 1854 and the Eureka Stockade from the records of the time. Both vivid and factual, this book is a useful resource for teaching or learning about Australia’s home-grown revolution.
Private Lives, Public Records: family history resources at Public Record Office Victoria is an introduction and resource book for family historians and others interested in tracing the stories of individuals through Victoria’s government records. It combines research tips, an overview of PROV’s collection and many suggestions about how and where to find information.
The Lands Guide: a guide to finding records of Crown land at Public Record Office Victoria provides a comprehensive reference for accessing records relating to Crown land in the State of Victoria. Combining a history of land administration with case studies and detailed ‘how-tos’, the Lands Guide provides assistance for a wide range of research interests.
The Lands Guide is available as a PDF download from this shop. Printed paperback and CD ROM copies can be purchased from Gould Publishing.
A vibrant multimedia introduction to some of Victoria’s most interesting public buildings. Incorporates stories, QuicktimeVR technology, 3D modelling and film.
Features hand drawn architectural plans created by the Public Works Department and held by Public Record Office Victoria.
The List of Holdings remains the primary guide to the majority of the Public Record Office’s holdings. Users of the Public Record Office are reminded that more comprehensive information about government administration in Victoria, and inventories of records brought into custody since July 1985 are available in the Summary Guide to the Public Records of Victoria.
Public Record Office, Victoria 1990
To be read in conjunction with the List of Holdings 1985 Edition 1994 Reprint
A Matter of Record: a history of Public Record Office Victoria explores the history of formal government record-keeping that culminated in the establishment of a Public Records Office in the 1970s.