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 covers with tan leather corners and cover of spine, hardback account with handwritten entries containing the Monthly Financial statements of the Victorian Deaf & Dumb Institution from May 1940-March 1951

Inscriptions & markings

Spine: "JOURNAL" and decoration in gold lettering on red background