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What Lies Beneath: Archaeological investigations of the Cato Street Carpark, Prahran with Dr Michelle Negus Cleary (Dr Vincent Clark & Associates) Surface carparks dating from the mid-late twentieth century in urban contexts often provide protection and good preservation of archaeological structures and deposits related to earlier periods. This is certainly the case for many instances in Melbourne metropolitan area. The City of Stonnington have begun a major redevelopment of an existing ground-level car park that covers an entire inner-city block,…Find out more »
J P. Quaine opened a secondhand and antiquarian bookshop in Prahran during the First World War and continued in business for the next four decades. He was noted as a collector and seller of "bloods". In addition he was active as a journalist and contributor of articles on collecting to newspapers and magazines. In this Melbourne Rare Book Week talk, Professor Wallace Kirsop will explore his career. Wallace Kirsop is an Adjunct Professor in the School of Languages, Literatures, Cultures and…Find out more »
Family Histories are an invaluable historical source, but for libraries they can be quite difficult to acquire. Find out how you can help ensure that your family history not only makes it into libraries, but is also as accessible as possible for researchers and fellow family historians. Feel free to bring along any family histories you might have written to see how they’d go in a library setting. Also if you have a family history that you’d like to donate…Find out more »
We will be closed for the AFL Grand Final Eve Public Holiday. The returns chute will be open. Don’t forget, you can also renew your items online. Image: The National football game for 2, 3, or 4 players . courtesy of State Library Victoria (www.slv.vic.gov.au) Creator: Melbourne : National Game Co.Find out more »
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