Historical information

The financial information relating to the Victorian Deaf & Dumb Institution has been kept in ledgers, journal, monthly accounts and Minutes of the Financial Sub-Committee. The funds available and the expenses of running an educational and boarding school are documented in detail.


The financial records provide an insight into what is required to be considered at the time, from building expenses, wages and salaries, food to boot repairs. They show how funds are raised and the expenses.

Physical description

Green woven cover with tan leather trimming containing the handwritten accounts for the Victorian Deaf and Dumb Institution (V.D.&D.I.) from September 1945 to June 1954

Inscriptions & markings

Spine: "MONTHLY ACCOUNTS" in gold lettering on red background "V.D.&D.I."in gold lettering on black background