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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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87 Ford Street Beechworth Victoria 3747 (map)
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+61 03 5728 1433

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Bookings essential - please email [email protected]

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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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588 items

588 items

Book - Growing Australian native plants from seed: for revegetation tree planting and direct seeding

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Publication - A world without bees (Benjamin, A. & McCallum, B.), London, 2008

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

Article - Honey Annual Results 2011-12 (Australian Government - Dept of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry)

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A4 Article, no cover 6 pages

Publication - National Residue Survey Annual Report 2007-2008 (Dept of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry)

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

Soft cover book slightly larger than A5 size, Fawn and brown cover with photos of apples, meat, lab equipment, grain, honeycomb frame and canola crop 239 pages

Publication - Comfort to Aristeus: or, a few useful hints on the management of bees, so as to render honey and wax a cheap and plentiful commodity [etc]. (Anon). [np], Gale ECCO Print Editions, [nd].

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

30 pages

Inscriptions & Markings

Facsimile edition

Publication, e-book - Mysteries of bee-keeping explained (Quinby, M.), New York, 1857

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

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, e-book - The honey-bee: its natural history, physiology and management (Bevan, E.), London, 1827

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

Publication - Food security issues for the Australian horticulture industry: AH09009. (Growcom). Fortitude Valley, 2011.

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

62 pages, illustrated.

Publication - Future of the beekeeping and pollination service industries in Australia. (Australia. Senate. Standing Committee on Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport). Canberra, 2014.

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

66 pages.

Publication - How to export Fengyuyi Nature's Golden Sweetener into Finland: Bachelor's thesis 2012. (Zheng, Lileng). Kouvala, Finland, 2012.

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

107 pages, illustrated.

Publication - Apis through the looking glass: a close-up look at Apis mellifera-the honeybee. (Royle, Graham). Much Birch, UK, 2010.

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

44 pages, illustrated.

Publication - An introduction to our philosophy, our products and their benefits: skincare made of New Zealand. (Living Nature). Kerikeri, NZ, [nd].

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

17 pages, illustrated.

Publication, e-book - British bees: an introduction to the study of the natural history and economy of the bees indigenous to the British Isles (Shuckard, W. E.), London, 1866

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

Publication, e-book - A thousand answers to beekeeping questions (Miller, C. C.), Hamilton, 1917

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

Publication - BeeCraft: the official journal of the British Beekeepers' Association. (British Beekeepers' Association). Peterborough, UK, 2012-2014.

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

Publication - Australasian Beekeepers' Supplies. (Pender Bros. Pty. Ltd.) West Maitland, 1941

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

32 pages, illustrated.

Map- Beechworth

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

(3x) Map centred on Everton, Beechworth and Eldorado. Map shows Ovens River, Wangaratta- Beechworth Rd., Chiltern- Beechworth Rd., and Ovens Highway. Scale 1:50,000. Back of map white, front is yellow.

Inscriptions & Markings

Albury series R.652 (Beechworth) Two copies have towns shaded red. One copy has locations of dams marked. ca 1974-1975.

Publication - Techniques for the detection of adulterated honey. (Korth, Wolfgang and Ralston, Jean). Canberra, 2002.

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

11 pages

Publication - Your National Honey Board: a new marketplace: a new vision. (National Honey Board). Longmont, CO, [2002].

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

8 pages, illustrated.

Photograph, Album - Frost family album. Collection of photographs and some papers dating from early to mid-20th century.

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

Approximately 40 photographs and newspaper cuttings in one album. Original photographs dating early to mid 20th century. For private and business documents of the Frost family see Frost Family Papers.

Poster

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(3x) Poster of Peter Russell-Clarke, ABC "Come and get it" Show, standing on hill with rural scenery and bee hives behind. Title; "If I could produce a perfect health food, I'd be a bee." Subtitle; Honey a natural anytime! Also has three recipes.

Inscriptions & Markings

Produced by the Australian Honey Board

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

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

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 - [Product catalog] 2003. (Mann Lake Ltd). Hackensack, MN, 2003.

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

82 pages, illustrated.

Publication, e-book - Honey flora of Victoria (Beuhne, F. R.), Melbourne, 1922

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

Diary by B. Kirkwood 1946- 1947

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

Daily diary kept by B. Kirkwood from 16 December 1945 to 24 August 1947. At back of diary are two pages of production notes for 1936 and 1937. Book with yellow pages and black cover. Pencil and pen were used for entries.

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.

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

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.

Publication - The beekeeper's handbook (Sammataro, D. & Avitabile, A.), Ithaca, 2011

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth