Special Collections
Rare Books and Prints

Joan Goodwin Collection of Political Ephemera

The Goodwin Collection is a collection of left-wing political ephemera including handbills, bulletins, information sheets and flyers from a wide range of political and community organizations. The collection was gathered from mainly Victorian sources, and it reflects the many involvements of the late Joan Goodwin who was active in such groups from the 1940s until the late 1980s. Subjects covered in the collection include:

Researchers should note that there is additional material from Joan Goodwin in the University of Melbourne Archives.

Size of Collection

7 archive boxes; 2 pamphlet boxes; one newspaper case.

Access and Availability

The collection is not catalogued, but there is a contents list available. Material may be accessed through the Cultural Collections Reading Room in the Baillieu Library. Requests for material can be made online prior to visiting the reading room. To request material, please use our online request form.

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