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Corporate entry Museum of Victoria (1983 - 1998)

From
1983
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
To
1998
Functions
Collection management, History of Australian Engineering, History of Australian Science and History of Australian Technology
Location
Melbourne, Victoria

Summary

The Museum of Victoria was formed in 1983, after an amalgamation took place between the Science Museum of Victoria and the National Museum of Victoria. In 1998 the Museum was renamed Museum Victoria.

Timeline

 1971 - 1983 Science Museum of Victoria
       1983 - 1998 Museum of Victoria
             1998 - Museum Victoria

Archival resources

The University of Melbourne Archives

  • Department of Otolaryngology - Bionic Ear Records, 1949 - 2000; The University of Melbourne Archives. Details

Published resources

Books

  • Museum Victoria, Treasures of the Museum, Victoria, Australia, Melbourne, 2004, 206 pp. Details
  • Rasmussen, Carolyn et al., A History of Museum Victoria and its predecessor institutions, 1854-2000, Scribe Publications, Carlton North, Victoria, 2001, 420 pp. Details
  • Willis, Elizabeth (with Twigg, Karen), Behind Closed Doors: a catalogue of artefacts from Victorian psychiatric institutions held at the Museum of Victoria, Museum Victoria, Melbourne, 1994. Details

Journal Articles

  • Carey, Jane, 'Hope Black, née Macpherson (1919- ): First Female Curator at the Musuem of Victoria', Australasian Science, vol. 21, no. 5, 2000, p. 46. Details
  • Wilkinson, Ian R, 'The Battle for the Museum: Frederick McCoy and the Establishment of the National Museum of Victoria at the University of Melbourne', Historical Records of Australian Science, vol. 11, no. 1, 1996, pp. 1-11. Also available at http://www.publish.csiro.au/paper/HR9961110001.htm. Details

Theses

  • Aitken, Richard, 'The Mining Collection of the National Museum of Victoria, 1856-1871', MA thesis, University of Melbourne, 1990. Details

Online Resources

Ailie Smith