DIG THE ARCHIVES: Victorian Archives Centre Open Day
Saturday 17 May 2014
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You are invited to Dig the Archives at the Victorian Archives Centre.
Dig the Archives
will feature a series of guided tours through the huge repository containing almost 100kms of historical records, where you will uncover rare treasures hidden within the archives. Tour highlights include records exposing our criminal past, to rarely seen historical photographs, beautiful maps and drawings and some of Victoria’s most important petitions.
A series of informative talks will give you the opportunity to pick up tips from Adam Ford of ABC’s popular program Who’s Been Sleeping in My House?
on researching your property or if you’re a true crime buff, author Russell Robinson will be take visitors through infamous crimes and trials in the archives.
For those wondering what to do with their own private collections of photographs and records, a series of information sessions on preservation and care will provide an overview to ensure your family treasures are protected for years to come.
The Dig the Archives
Open Day will be held on Saturday 17 May, 10am-4pm at the Victorian Archives Centre, 99 Shiel Street, North Melbourne.
Entry is free, bookings are essential.
to view the full program and book your spot.