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Finding Your Story

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NOTE: This publication is soon to be superceded and is now available free of charge + delivery.

Price: $0.00


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People and Parliament: Landmark Decisions 1855-2006

Celebrating the 150th anniversary of responsible Government in Victoria

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PROVENANCE: Celebrating 30 Years of the Victorian Public Records Act

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.

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walata tyamateetj: A guide to government records about Aboriginal people in Victoria

Public Record Office Victoria and the National Archives of Australia hold many government records about Aboriginal people in Victoria.  This guide is designed to help Victorian Aboriginal people find records about their family and country. It will also assist anyone researching the history and administration of Aboriginal affairs in Victoria to find relevant records.

This publication can also be downloaded in an electronic version:

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Eureka: From the Official Records

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.

Price: $5.00


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Ten Victorian Women

Ten Victorian Women
explores PROV’s records to reconstruct the lives of ordinary and not-so-ordinary Victorians. Explore these stories and pick up valuable clues and new directions to take your own research.

Price: $5.00


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Archival Heritage poster

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.

Price: $5.00


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A Matter of Record

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.

Price: $9.95


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Victoria Builders and Buildings CD ROM

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.

Price: $9.95


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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

Price: $9.95


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Private Lives, Public Records

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.

Price: $10.00


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List of Holdings: 1985 Edition 1994 Reprint

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.

Price: $19.95


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