The Archive holds each edition of the first Australian student publication Farrago and upwards of 500 archival boxes of documentary

heritage relating to the activities of the UMSU and its various departments, clubs and societies since the late 1920s, including Union House Theatre, the Ewing and George Paton Galleries and the unique Rowden White Library, which actively discourages study. Since its establishment in 1993, the UMSU archive has been actively collecting materials as they relate to student life at the University of Melbourne.