History eResources

Local stories

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Recalling the journey eBook

23 unforgettable stories of migration by and about people who, after weeks at sea, disembarked at Station Pier in Port Melbourne.

A publication of Multicultural Arts Victoria - this item can only be read online.

The British Newspaper Archive

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Explore pages from hundreds of local, regional and national newspapers from across the UK and Ireland. To view pages from the archive, you'll need to register (for free) and be signed in to the service.

Only accessible from within the library. 

 

Births Deaths Marriages Victoria

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Search historical indexes of births, baptisms, marriages, burials and deaths dating back to 1836.

 

Ancestry Library Edition

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A resource for genealogy, family history, and family trees.

Only accessible from catalogue & public computers within the library.

 

Find my past

Find my past

A resource for genealogy, family history, and family trees.

Only accessible from public computers within the library, with a maximum of 2 users at any one time. 

 

Picture Australia

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See pictures of Australia’s past and present including: photographs, objects, maps and works of art.

 

Picture Victoria

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Online access to Victorian local history picture and photographic collections.

 

Port Phillip City Collection

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Contemporary artworks from the Port Phillip City Collection as well as heritage items and photographs.

 

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