University of Melbourne Archives

University of Melbourne Archives

The University of Melbourne Archives collects, manages and provides access to the historical records of the University, Victorian business, trade unions and other labour organisations, community and cultural organisations, as well as the personal papers of many individuals prominent within them.

Records date from the first years of the colony of Victoria until the present day and cover a very wide field of endeavour. The Archives were established in 1960 and to date hold some 18 kilometres of records.

To order material please contact the reference service or see the services for researchers information. Reading room opening hours are also available there.

Email: Phone: (03) 8344 6848 / 8344 0590


The reading room and reference service will be closed for the Anzac Day holiday on Friday 25 April. Normal opening hours will resume Monday 28 April.

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