A community organisation founded in 1909 which is committed to collecting, researching and sharing an understanding of the history of Victoria. The Society also provides support to more than 320 local and specialist historical societies throughout the state.

Our collection

The focus of the collection is Victorian history from earliest times but particularly since European settlement. The collection includes books, pamphlets, ephemera, manuscripts and images.

Themes: Building towns, cities and the garden state, Building community life, Peopling Victoria's Places & Landscapes