People don’t always think of cemeteries when they’re conducting research about a place, but cemeteries hold a myriad of history in their grounds. Cemetery records are invaluable for almost all types of research that have any tie to a place.
We hold records for over 55 cemeteries – available electronically on the library computers as well as numerous books on the subject. These resources of contain photos of headstones and lists of the cemeteries’ inhabitants. | Image © Ellen Coates> read more
Sport is an integral part of Australian and Victorian culture and so remains a key part of our collection.
We have sporting biographies and resources about most sporting codes and clubs, as well as a significant number of individual histories about small town sporting clubs. These resources list all players and are a celebration of the culture of the town, often containing photos.> read more
Image: www.slv.vic.gov.au | Date(s): c1596 | Creator: Fraser, Arthur Gordon, photographer
The PMI Library has more than 30,000 books for loan and a professional information service for our members, we provide a central resource for research into the history of Victoria. We hold many titles that are unavailable elsewhere. It is the only lending collection of its kind in Australia that is available for loan to the general public.> read more