Historical information

The minutes of each meeting of the Board of Management of the Victorian Deaf & Dumb Institution, the Victorian School for Deaf Children and Deaf Children Australia has been retained from 1862 to 2010.


The minutes of the meetings provide an insight into the day to day running of the School, from Wages and Salaries, student issues to broader educational topics, building works and finances.

Physical description

Brown fabricwith leather trim bound book containing the handwritten minutes of the meetings of the Victorian Deaf and Dumb Institution from March 1883 to Feb 1890. Committees included are: General Committee, House committee, sub-committees and special meetings.

Inscriptions & markings

Spine: "MINUTE BOOK" in gold stamping on red leather