Vera Bradford, pianist and pupil of Percy Grainger, founded the Frankston Music Society during the time she lived on the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria. The Vera Bradford Music Collection contains items donated by Vera from her own collection. The collection also contains donations from Peninsula music groups, bands of the defence forces and other materials purchased by Monash University Library.

The collection includes:

books on the history of music

music scores and librettos

sheet music and orchestral sets of sheet music