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Royal Historical Society of Victoria

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Royal Historical Society of Victoria

Upcoming Events

March 2019

Workshop: Scanning for beginners

March 29 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Ticket Info:
$30.00 – $70.00 Sold out
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RHSV Officers’ Mess Upstairs, 239 A’Beckett St
Melbourne, Victoria Australia
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A hands-on workshop for those who can use a computer and can navigate the internet but would like to learn how to use scanners.

Workshop: Keeping a digital collection for beginners

March 29 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Ticket Info:
$30.00 – $70 Sold out
RHSV Officers’ Mess Upstairs, 239 A’Beckett St
Melbourne, Victoria Australia
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In this hands-on workshop we learn what should happen to a file after it has been digitised. Covering: file formats, image resolution, best practice file and folder naming, metadata, software, security and access.

April 2019

Waltzing Matilda: Australia’s Accidental Anthem. A forensic history.

April 2 @ 5:15 pm - 7:00 pm
Ticket Info:
Free – $10 41 tickets left
RHSV Officers’ Mess Upstairs, 239 A’Beckett St
Melbourne, Victoria Australia
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This song that started as an accidental collaboration in outback Queensland in 1895 caused the death of a seven-year relationship and went on to inspire a nation during World War II, following Banjo Paterson's death in 1941.

Workshop: Publishing local history books for beginners

April 5 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Ticket Info:
$20.00 – $30.00 10 tickets left
RHSV Officers’ Mess Upstairs, 239 A’Beckett St
Melbourne, Victoria Australia

This seminar will cover all the basics of how to publish local history successfully.

Garryowen: the voice of early Melbourne

April 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Ticket Info:
$35 80 tickets left
RHSV Officers’ Mess Upstairs, 239 A’Beckett St
Melbourne, Victoria Australia
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In 1888, Edmund Finn (alias ‘Garryowen’), Irish immigrant, journalist and raconteur, memorialized pre-Separation Melbourne in his Chronicles of Early Melbourne 1835 to 1852. The Chronicles are often regarded as the authority on the years of Lieutenant-Governor Charles La Trobe.

May 2019

WORKSHOP: STORAGE OF ARCHIVES. Venue: Castlemaine

May 17 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Ticket Info:
$20 – $30 30 tickets left
Castlemaine Historical Society, 7 Goldsmith Crescent
Castlemaine, VIC 3450 Australia
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This workshop will examine basic storage of archives and provide cost effective and simple tips for the storage of paper based and digital archives. Also, it will look at practical ideas for purpose built archival buildings.

Weston Bate Oration: Making History By Saving It

May 21 @ 5:15 pm - 7:30 pm
Ticket Info:
Free – $10 79 tickets left
RHSV Officers’ Mess Upstairs, 239 A’Beckett St
Melbourne, Victoria Australia
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The RHSV is delighted that Kristin Stegley OAM, Chairman of the National Trust of Australia (Victoria), has accepted our invitation to deliver the 2019 Weston Bate Oration.

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