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Western Victoria collections

About the collections

The Western Victoria collections contain a rich and diverse range of material relating to Western Victoria, Australia.

The collections consist of over 8,000 items including:

  • local histories
  • publications relating to business, cultural and sporting organisations
  • biographies
  • literature
  • annual, economic and developmental reports.

Also included are:

  • journals and newsletters
  • almanacs
  • pamphlets
  • maps
  • architectural drawings of Warrock homestead
  • audio visual material
  • local newspapers
  • the Wathaurung Territory series.

Find these collections

Material from these collections have the prefixes:


The Western Victoria collections can be used in the Alfred Deakin Prime Ministerial Library.

Collection highlights

The Western Victoria Collections provide an excellent resource for regional studies in:

  • agriculture
  • economics
  • geography
  • immigration
  • literature
  • local business
  • family history
  • regional development
  • archaeology
  • culture

It also contains:

Get in touch

Book an appointment or visit our Burwood and Waterfront spaces. Our Archives and Special Collections are open by appointment, weekdays only.