Historical information

This booklet was given to subscribers to the Warrnambool Standard newspaper as an almanac for the year 1913. Warrnambool Standard Almanacs were produced annually from 1875 to 1930. They contain much local information on Warrnambool and district about businesses, government officials, harbour management, churches, schools, banks, large landowners, societies and organizations etc. The Warrnambool Standard newspaper was established in 1872 and continues to this day.


Ths booklet is of high significance as it contains much valuable information on Warrnambool and district for the year 1913. It is an important resource tool for those studying and writing the history of Warrnambool and district. The original owner of this booklet is not known.

Physical description

This is a booklet of 113 pages. Most of the original advertisements that were at the front and back of the booklet are missing. The original front cover is missing and has been replaced with a photocopy of the original front cover and a plain piece of cardboard at the back. These have been bound with a plastic strip and covered with a sheet of clear plastic. The booklet contains some black and white photographs and some other illustrations. There is some scribble in pencil on the back page.