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Beechworth Honey Archive Beechworth, Victoria

The Beechworth Honey Archive is located at Beechworth Honey Discovery, 87 Ford Street, Beechworth, Victoria 3747 Australia. The Archive is open to the public and the catalogue of all beekeeping aquisitions can be searched online. The Archive opened in December 2014.

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location
87 Ford Street Beechworth Victoria (map)
phone
+61 03 5728 1433
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Opening Hours

9am to 4pm daily (closed 24th to 26th December) Bookings essential - please email info@beechworthhoney.com.au

Entry Fee

Gold coin donation with all proceeds being donated equally between the Wheen Bee Foundation and the Victorian Apiarists Association.

Location

87 Ford Street Beechworth Victoria

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Beechworth Honey Historic Archive and Museum - Historic Australian Beekeeping Archive & Museum

Immerse yourself in the history of Australian beekeeping in the Beechworth Honey Historic Archive and Museum. The collection features Australian beekeeping artefacts, journals and books, including an exclusive range on loan from the Victorian Apiarists Association. Guests may view items on display within Beechworth Honey Discovery, or book a research and reading session in the Historic Archive room (please note; bookings are essential).

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Publication, e-book - The natural history of bees: containing an account of their production, their oeconomy, the manner of their making wax and honey (Bazin, G. A.), London, 1744

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

Publication, e-book - Hints on the history and management of the honey bee (Bevan, E.), Hereford, 1851

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

Publication - Attractive native pollinators: protecting North America's bees and butterflies. (Mader, Eric and others). North Adams, MA, 2011.

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

371 pages, illustrated.

Publication - Honey flora of Queensland (Blake, S. T. & Roff, C.), Brisbane, 1987

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

Publication - Introduced dung beetles in Australia, 1967-2007: current status and future directions. (Edwards, P.). [Maleny], 2007.

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

Publication - A book of honey. (Crane, Eva). Oxford, 1980.

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

193 pages, illustrated.

Publication - A spring without bees: how colony collapse disorder has endangered out food supply (Schacker, M.), Guilford, 2008

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

Publication - Insect pollination of crops. (Free, J. B.). London, 1993.

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

684 pages, illustrated.

Publication - Trees of Victoria (Costermans, L. F.), Frankston, 1973

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

Publication, e-book - Le miel et quelques façons de l'utiliser (Gooderham, C. B. & Heeney, M. L.), Ottawa, 1937

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

Publication - Growing Australian native plants from seed: for revegetation tree planting and direct seeding (Ralph, M.), Bullarto, 2009

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

Publication - River Red Gum forests investigation: draft proposal paper for public comment (Victorian Environmental Assessment Council), East Melbourne, 2007

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

Publication - Produce to platter: Victorian High Country. (George, Jonette and Jenkins, Ethan). np, 2013.

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

325 pages, illustrated.

Publication - Field guide to the native trees of the ACT (National Parks Association of the ACT Inc.), Canberra, 2007

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

Publication - A study of New Zealand beekeeping: lessons for Australia. (Somerville, Doug). Canberra, 2008.

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

50 pages, illustrated.

Publication - Quinby's New Bee-Keeping. (Root, L. C.). New York, 1919.

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

271 pages, illustrated

Inscriptions & Markings

Subtitle; The mysteries of bee-keeping explained. A complete guide to successful bee-culture..

Publication - International honey market report for the American Honey Producers Association. (Phipps, Ron and CPNA International). np, 2013.

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

3 pages.

Publication, e-book - A modern bee farm and its economic management (Simmins, S.), Rottingdean, 1887

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

Publication - Fatty acids: an alternative control strategy for honeybee diseases. (Hornitzky, M.). Canberra, 2003.

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

Publication, e-book - The practical bee guide: a manual of modern beekeeping (Digges, J. G.), London, 1910

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

Publication - [Beekeeping in Victoria]. (Beuhne, F. R.). Melbourne, [1934]

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

156 pages, illustrated

Publication - Honeybee industry survey. (Rodriguez, Veronica Boero and others). Canberra, 2003.

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

39 pages

Publication - Pollination of crops in Australia and New Zealand. (Goodwin, Mark). Canberra, 2012.

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

121 pages, illustrated.

Publication - Draft report on biological control of Echium species (including Paterson's Curse/ Salvation Jane) (Australia. Industries Assistance Commission), Canberra, 1985

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

Publication - Australasian Beekeepers' Supplies. (Pender Bros. Pty. Ltd.) West Maitland, 1938.

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

32 pages, illustrated.

Inscriptions & Markings

Distributed by WJ and F Barnes Pty, Ltd. 536-556 Swan Street, Burnley, Melbourne.

Publication - Analysis of the structure of honey production and trade in the world. (Gu, G. and Zhang, Ch.). Rome, 2002.

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

5 pages.

Publication - Eucalypts of South Australia (Nicolle, D.), Morphett Vale, 1997

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

Publication - The good ol' days. (Frost, Arthur). [nd].

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

101 pages, illustrated.

Publication - Understanding bee anatomy: a full colour guide. (Stell, Ian). np, 2012.

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

199 pages, illustrated.

Publication - Eucalypts: volume 1. (Kelly, Stan with Chippendale, G. M. and Johnston, R. D.). Melbourne, 1969.

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

82 pages, illustrated.

Poster

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

Poster of Australian Honey: Nature's Health Food. Nine copies of poster. Illustrations; honey in jar, honey bee & red flowering gum, mocha honey cheesecake, yellow flowering gum.

Inscriptions & Markings

Printer; Australian Honey Board

Publication, e-book - Beekeeping for all (Warré, Emile), Gwynedd, 2007

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

Publication - 2002: honey recipes. (American Beekeeping Federation). Jesup, GA, 2002.

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

1 foldout pamphlet, illustrated.

Publication, e-book - How to keep bees: abstract from report of State Board of Agriculture for 1910 (Miller, A. C), Providence, 1911

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

Publication - Commercial beekeeping in Australia. (Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation). Canberra, 2007.

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

Publication - "Australia's fresh food relies on pollination by honey bees": [folder of Pollination Aware literature presented to Costco Wholesale, February 2013]. (Beechworth Honey Pty Ltd). Corowa, NSW, 2013

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

1 volume, 34 brochures, illustrated.

Newspaper Extract - The Euroa Gazette

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

Four page copy of original Euroa Gazette for 28th September 1943. Included in papers of Frank Lebbell Frost. On last page handwritten note "Football" Note: page 3 contains rainfall data for Euroa dating from 1883 to 1943

Publication - Eucalyptus oil: Australia's natural wonder (Abbott, P. & Abbott, T.), Oakleigh, 2005

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

Publication - 98th annual conference, 19-20 May 2011: conference papers. (NSW Apiarists' Association Inc.). [np], 2011.

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

1 volume, various paginations.

Publication - Commercial beekeeping in Australia. (Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation). Canberra, 2007.

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

Publication - A short history of the honey bee (Readicker-Henderson, E.), Portland, 2009

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

Publication - Effects of logging on nectar-producing eucalypts: Spotted Gum and Grey Ironbark. (Law, B. & Chidel, M.). Canberra, 2007.

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

Diary by B Kirkwood 1941-1942

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

Daily diary kept by B. Kirkwood from 30 October 1941 to 29 August 1942. Small book with yellow pages and a worn black cover. Pencil was used for entries. There are three lengths of pink string inside the book. In addition, there is one length of twine, and a bookmark inside.

Historical information

This was a diary kept by B. Kirkwood, one of the men employed by Frank Lebbell Frost to assist him in his beekeeping.

Map- Eldorado

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

Map of rural properties between Woorragee and Everton along Reedy Creek, Spring Creek and Sheep Station Creek.

Inscriptions & Markings

Beechworth Sheet 1. Properties of W.F Robinson, J.Tanswell, N.Griffin, W.Dyson and F.Morris shaded blue.

Honey Tin

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

Metal honey tin with metal handle and lid. Front label; "Finest Honey for your daily Diet" "NET WEIGHT 3Kg" Two notices on label, first notice; "Honey is an ideal breakfast food" second notice is a general statement on use of honey.

Historical information

Honey tins were made to industry standards, and beekeepers bought tins from manufacturers. One of the largest manufacturers was Pender Bros, based in Maitland NSW. When a customer had emptied a tin, they returned it to the beekeeper when they went to buy more honey.

Publication - Honey: from flower to tables. (Rosenbaum, Stephanie and Kopp, Caroline). San Francisco, 2002.

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

120 pages, illustrated.

Publication - A quantitative model of honey bee colony population dynamics. (Khoury, David S., Myercough, Mary R. and Barron, Andrew B.). np, 2011.

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

6 pages.

Publication - The use of locally-native trees & shrubs in the southern Riverina (Driver, M. & Porteners, M.), Deniliquin, 1996

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

Uncapping Knife

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

Metal uncapping knife with wooden handle. Two metal pins protrude from wooden handle

Historical information

The knife was heated by a steam hose running through the handle and blade. Once heated, it was used for removing caps from individual cells in one sweep across the frame. This exposed the honey before the fame was placed in the extractor.

Inscriptions & Markings

Metal knife shows extensive use wear. Wooden handle burnt in places. Evidence of being homemade

Topographic Map, Beechworth, Australia

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

Map 1:50,000. Sheet 8225-111 Printed by Royal Australian Survey Corp, 1967. Map includes Beechworth, Everton, Muirmungee, Wooragee and Eldorado.