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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 info@beechworthhoney.com.au

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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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582 items

582 items

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

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

39 pages

Publication - Future directions for the Australian honeybee industry: prepared for the Department of Agriculture , Fisheries and Forestry. (Centre for International Economics). Canberra, 2005.

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

160 pages, illustrated.

Publication - Antioxidants in Australian floral honeys: identification of health-enhancing nutrient components. (D'Arcy, B. R.). Canberra, 2005.

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

Publication - Bees: nature's little wonders (Savage, C.), Vancouver, 2008

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

Publication - American Bee Journal. (Dadant & Sons Inc.). Hamilton, IL, 2003-2011.

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

Honey Tin

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

Metal honey tin with lid. Front label; "Finest Honey for your daily Diet" "NET WEIGHT 1.5Kg" Two notices on label, first notice; "Honey is an ideal breakfast food" second notice is a general statement on use of honey. Is in good condition; little to no rust.

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 - 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 - Beekeeping for all (Warré, Emile), Gwynedd, 2007

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

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

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 - The story of honey. (National Honey Board). Longmont, CO, [nd].

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

8 pages, illustrated.

Publication - Innovation, invention and enterprise: history of beekeeping in Maitland. (McDonald, Janece). East Maitland, 2012.

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

74 pages, illustrated

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

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

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

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

199 pages, illustrated.

Publication, e-book - Bee-culture: I. Advice to beginners. II. Practical advice. III. Bees in relation to flowers & fruit. culture IV. Bees in relation to agriculture (Hopkins, I.), Wellington, 1909

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

Publication - Pollination Australia: biosecurity risk management. (Brous, D. & Keogh, R.). Canberra, 2008.

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

Publication - Valuing honeybee pollination. (Gordon, Jenny and David, Lee). Canberra, 2003.

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

36 pages, illustrated.

Publication - The Australasian Beekeeper. (Pender Bros Pty. Ltd.). Maitland, 1939-2014.

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

Historical information

Volumes 41 (1939) to 47 (1946) and volumes 89 (1987) to 91 (1989) donated by Steve Lipscome. Volumes 73 (1971) to 74 (1972) bound in green cover donated by John Tenny, Wirrabara SA.

Publication - Australian Food Statistics 2006 (Dep of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry)

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

Soft cover book slightly larger than A 5 size, aqua,white and blue cover with photos of bottles and smaller pictures of food items 173 pages

Publication - 50th Annual Conference, 7 May 2004. (North-Eastern Apiarists Association of Victoria Incorporated). np, 2004.

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

1 volume, various pagings.

Publication, e-book - Quinby's new bee-keeping (Root, L. C.), New York, 1879

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

Hand-Drawn Diagram of Land by Frank Lebbell Frost September 1920

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

Hand-drawn diagram of land at Dookie by Frank L. Frost. Depicts plan od three allotments.

Honey Tank Lid

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

Metal lid for honey tank. Has protruding knob on top.

Publication - The bee. (Gallimard Jeunesse, Fuhr, Ute and Sautai, Raoul). East Hendred, UK, 2005.

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

np, illustrated.

Honey Tin Lids

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

Lids for four gallon honey tins. Five stacks of heavily encrusted metal lids. Lids very rusty and show evidence of use wear and exposure to water and/or air. There are 45 lids in total.

Publication - The beekeeper's bible: bees, honey, recipes & other home uses (Jones, R. A. & Sweeney-Lynch, S.), New York, 2011

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

Publication - The story of pollination. (National Honey Board). Longmont, CO, [nd].

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

1 foldout pamphlet, illustrated.

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

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth

11 pages

Publication - Cooking, tasting, living honey (Goldsworthy, J.), Corowa, 2009

Beechworth Honey Archive, Beechworth