ALWAYS GOOD TO STUDY THE OTHER REASONS YOU WOULD KEEP A BLOTTER ON THE DESK. We draw on the usual generosity and wonderful collection of Andrew H. Reminders of significant events This busy … [Read more...]
A record of activism
MARCH IS WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH - HERE IS THE RECORD OF ONE WOMAN'S OF POLITICAL ACTIVISM - THE COLLECTION IS STILL BEING ADDED TO Monica has a spectacular collection of badges and ribbons is … [Read more...]
Unprecedented publishing opportunity
IS THERE A PUBLISHING OPPORTUNITY ON WHAT TO DO IN COVID CRISES? JUST AS THERE WAS IN 1919: This well-used book is Maritime Quarantine Administration : [Pt.] 1, Quarantine law and principles / by … [Read more...]
FINALLY AN EPHEMERA FAIR
SUNDAY 30 MAY 2021 - ENTRY AT 8.15 FOR MEMBERS - general public will get in at 9.45 am. WHERE: PARKVIEW ROOM, 340 CAMBERWELL RD, CAMBERWELL VIC. Francis Doherty and his beautiful sports … [Read more...]
Sydney Luna Park – help me have fun
Hi all, I am the curator and collector of the Sydney Luna Park Ephemera collection. I am looking for items from the 1930s -1981 and also beyond if anyone has items they no longer want happy take … [Read more...]
Looking after your collections – seminars coming up
ON 21 APRIL AND 28 APRIL 2021 Two great ZOOM conservation talks for the Australian Heritage Festival, in collaboration with a local conservator, Debra Parry. The talks explain how to care for … [Read more...]
Why are Private Collectors Important?
TALK ON 28 APRIL 11 AM ABOUT Why are Private Collectors Important? We all collect, and some of us collect for the commonwealth. In their own time, collectors achieve what curators and other … [Read more...]
MEDIA REPORTED ON ALL THE THOUGHTFUL DETAIL THAT WENT INTO THE STATE MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR MICHAEL SOLOMON GUDINSKI A.M., FOUNDER OF MUSHROOM RECORDS AND HUGE CREATOR AND INFLUENCER IN THE AUSTRALIAN … [Read more...]
Why are private collectors important?
PART OF THE NATIONAL TRUST HERITAGE FESTIVAL , COME AND HEAR ABOUT WHY WE SHOULD VALUE PRIVATE COLLECTORS 28 APRIL, 2021 11AM AT THE ROYAL HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF VICTORIA, SEE BELOW FOR DETAILS We … [Read more...]