About the RHSV Collection:
This is a significant historical collection focusing on the Victorian experience in Australian history. The collection continues to expand with donations from the public and society members.
The collection contains books, manuscripts, ephemera, pioneer registers, scrapbooks, journals, photos, slides, glass negatives, maps, artwork and prints and audio visual material. We are amalgamating a number of databases so start by searching in RHSV Collection and then check the others if needed. And, if you can’t find what you are looking for, please fill in the Enquiry Form below.
Search tips: two words or more use ” “; two words in the same record eg flying AND school.
Specific collections. Note: they will open in a separate window.
Search for catalogue records of photographs, slides, glass negatives and postcards.
Produced prior to 1955
Victorian Historical Journal Index
We have a full set of VHJs produced since 1911. On this website digital copies are available from 2013 onwards.
The State Library of Victoria has digital copies of the VHJ on their website from 1911-2012.
An index to over 1500 Victorian historical memorials, honour rolls, commemorative plaques, cairns, obelisks and site markers (circa 1995)
When submitting a request, it helps us if you can provide as much information as possible. If the search request is extensive a research fee will charged. In such cases we will provide you with a quote and ask if you wish to proceed.