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

Green fabric and tan leather bound book containing handwritten minutes of the monthly meeting of the Committee of Management of the Victorian Deaf & Dumb Institution from 1946-1957

Inscriptions & markings

Spine: "MINUTE BOOK" in gold lettering on red background. "13" handwritten in ink (barely visible) Front: "MARCH 1946" Stick on label