Historical information

This is a collection of clippings from local newspapers of events that occurred within the Shire of Eltham, during the period September 1959 to August 1969, as well as various clippings of advertisements by the Shire of Eltham during this period.


This item is locally historically significant as it is an original collection of local newspaper cuttings relating to various public events and Council activities within the Shire of Eltham during the period September 1959 to August 1969. This is an in-house significance assessment.

Physical description

A loose leaf folder with 71 brown paper pages held together by one piece of string and containing a collection of newspaper cuttings from local Eltham papers.

Inscriptions & markings

Typed label stating 'Nillumbik Shire Council-Shire of Eltham archives. Series 074
Newsclippings folder Vol1 Sept 1959-Aug 1969 (original)'