Inside the Repository
The University of Melbourne Archives' repository is usually off-limits to everyone except UMA staff. But we have a wonderful time working in the repository and wanted to share what happens behind those locked doors with our curious patrons.
Germaine Greer collection
The Germaine Greer Archive at the University of Melbourne comprises documents, photographs, books, magazines and born-digital audio, video and text media that document the life and career of Germaine Greer, a major figure in academic and popular culture in Australia and internationally.
Malcolm Fraser collection
The Malcolm Fraser Collection at the University of Melbourne comprises documents, photographs, books and other material relating to the life, family and career of the Rt Hon. Malcolm Fraser, Prime Minister of Australia from 1975 to 1983.
The University of Melbourne Archives recently acquired the papers of Geoffrey Bell (1944-2008). The collection documents the social and political history of the disability rights movement in Australia during that period.News
We at the University of Melbourne Archives are thrilled to announce the appointment of our new Manager, Cultural Collections (University Archivist), Angeletta Leggio.News
The 2017 UMA Annual Report is now avaliable online.News
A selection of records and production posters from the La Mama archive is currently displayed on the ground floor of Arts West at the University of Melbourne.News
Over 58,000 cards from the Red Cross Missing, Wounded and Prisoner of War enquiry service from World War 2 are now available online.News
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Archives material is accessed via the Reading Room, located on the 3rd Floor of the Baillieu Library at the University's Parkville campus (see map below).
As material is held at an off-site repository it cannot be accessed immediately. If the request is lodged before 12pm material should be available in the Reading Room the following day, subject to confirmation. There is a limit of ten boxes or units per order.
Reading Room opening hours are available on their website. If you wish to speak to staff in the Reading Room, to change your visit date or any other matters please email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone +61 3 8344 5380.