Special Collections
Rare Books and Prints

Sir Russell and Lady Grimwade Collection

The Grimwade Collection, belonging to Sir Russell and Lady Grimwade, was bequeathed to the University in 1973 as part of the larger bequest of the Miegunyah estate.

Numbering about 1,000 volumes, the collection consists mainly of works of history, voyages, exploration, anthropology and natural history relating to Australia. It also includes significant late 18th- to early 19th-century editions of fine early plate books.

Access and Availability

This collection is catalogued online. 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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