Royal Historical Society of Victoria. Promoting and preserving the history of Victoria.
The mission of the Society is to promote among our members, member societies, and the wider public, an interest in and understanding of Australian history, with a focus on the Victorian experience, to act as the peak body on behalf of local and specialist historical societies throughout Victoria, and as the historical society for the City of Melbourne.
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- COLLECTIONSThe RHSV collection is a treasure trove including manuscripts, books, pamphlets, ephemera, photographs, artworks and maps.
- EXHIBITIONSThe RHSV's exhibitions engage a wide range of issues regarding Victoria's history, showcasing material from our collection.
- JUDGE WILLIS CASEBOOKSThe Judge Willis Casebooks are an invaluable record of Victoria's early legal jurisdiction and early Port Phillip life.
Coming Up at the RHSV
05/02/2016 - 27/02/2016 History Matters: Treasures from Stonnington's Archives exhibition 09/02/2016 "(C)old Father Thames, Floods, Frosts, Fairs and Regicide" 10/02/2016 Photographs from the Shire of Eltham Pioneers Photograph collection 12/02/2016 St Kilda Hill Walk 18/02/2016 The Foundation and Early Years of Melbourne