Browse Collections (39 total)

Flora Australiensis

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If you have an interest in Botany, Australia and the colonial period, is it likely that you have encountered the 7-volume behemoth on Australia…

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Yellow-backs Collection

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Monographs/rb_YellowBacks_012.pdf

Yellow-backs commenced publishing in Britain in the mid-nineteenth century and were sold as cheap literature designed to titillate and entertain. The…

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Star Weekly

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Asian-Collections/Star-Weekly/ac_star-weekly_1939_01_15.pdf

Star Weekly was a weekly magazine published in Jakarta in Indonesian by Keng Po, the second-most popular daily newspaper among peranakan Chinese. It…

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Vera Bradford Collection

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Music-Collection/Vera-Bradford/vb_0534.pdf

Vera Bradford was an Australian classical pianist who graduated from the University Of Melbourne Conservatorium of Music in 1927. In 1928 she won a…

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Schooling Food

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/SchoolingFood/rb_SchoolFood_025.pdf

School programs and initiatives targeting food, health and families are not new. They have long been part of public health agendas. But how did…

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Sin Po collection

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Asian-Collections/Sin-Po/ac_1938_12_31.pdf

Monash University Library's Asian Collections has very strong holdings of Indonesian newspapers in print and microfilm, including many historical…

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Bischoff Manuscripts Collection

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Monash Rare Books have acquired a collection of over one hundred fragments of medieval manuscripts and early printed books from the twelfth to…

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Aldine romance of invention, travel and adventure library

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Aldine_Frank-Reade/rb_Aldine_Frank-Reade-018.pdf

The Aldine Romance of Invention, Travel and Adventure Library was a popular pulp magazine series published between 1894 and 1906. Most of the Aldine…

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Japanese Fairy Tales

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Japanese-Fairy-Tales/rb_jp_ft-025.pdf

Effectively ending their self-isolation from the western world in 1853, Japan inevitably became the object of fascination for much of the English…

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Julio Jeldres Cambodia Collection

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Asian-Collections/Julio-Jeldres/correspondence/as-jjc-015-002_Redacted.pdf

A series of letters exchanged between Ambassador Julio Jeldres and the late King Norodom Sihanouk of Cambodia, the Australian Prime Minister,…

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Jonathan Swift Collection

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Monash University Library’s Rare Books Collection houses one of the world’s finest Jonathan Swift collections. The core of the collection was…

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Monash University Library Rare Books: Photographs Collection

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Founded in 1961 - the year Monash University opened - Monash University Library's Rare Books collectioncomprises materials considered rare because of…

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Caulfield Art Exhibition Catalogues and Ephemera

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Caulfield-Collection/art-catalogues/ada-exhib-catalogues-1559.pdf

The Caulfield Campus of Monash University has a long history of teaching of art theory and practice. Initially established as Caulfield Institute of…

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World War I Photographs

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/WWI-Postcards/Alfieri/rb-wwi-alfieri-019.jpg

Alfieri was a London firm that produced many unique images of the war. In Australia the firm is best known for producing pictures of the Anzac troops…

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Ada Booth Slavic Collection

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The Ada Booth Slavic Collection was established in 2011 as a result of the Library receiving a large benefaction from the will of the late Ada…

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Victorian Flute Guild Collection

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Music-Collection/vfg/vfg-190.pdf

In 2010 the Victorian Flute Guild donated over 1500 scores to Monash University Library. The collection includes many virtuosic concert pieces for…

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WWI Pamphlets and Ephemera Collection

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/WWI-Pamphlets-Ephemera/rb-wwi-pamphlets-017.pdf

A selection of pamphlets and ephemera related to World War One held in the Monash University Library Rare Books Collection.

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Monash University Library Rare Books: Monographs Collection

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Founded in 1961 - the year Monash University opened - Monash University Library's Rare Books collection comprises materials considered rare because of…

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Tracts on Islam

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Tracts-Islam/tractsOnIslam_NoTitle_012.pdf

Tracts on Islam comprises religious tracts published in a bound volume in Calcutta in the early 20th century. The volume was compiled by G.H. (George…

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Allied Geographical Section: WWII Special Reports

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Map-Collection/AGS/Special-Reports/SR_85-000.pdf

In 1942, after a series of directives from General MacArthur’s Headquarters, the Allied Geographical Section (AGS) was formed with the task of…

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Ephemera Exhibition

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Ephemera/ephemera-221.pdf

A digital representation of the Rare Book's exhibition "Ephemera", printed material which is used for various purposes and then discarded. These…

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World War I Stereoscopic Views

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This collection comprises of a selection of stereoscopic images from the series listed below, held in the Monash University Library Rare Books…

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World War I Postcard Collection

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Digitised collection of a selection of World War I postcards held in the Rare Books Collection, Monash University Library. Many of these post cards…

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Bookplates and bookseller tickets

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A bookplate is a small print or decorative label added to a book, usually the inside front cover, to indicate the book's owner.In comparison, simple…

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Dance Cards and Related Ephemera

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This collection includes approximately 100 nineteenth and twentieth-century Australian printed dance cards. Some cards were designed for entering…

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Allied Geographical Section: WWII Terrain Studies

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Map-Collection/AGS/Terrain-Studies/images/109-055.jpg

In 1942, after a series of directives from General MacArthur’s Headquarters, the Allied Geographical Section (AGS) was formed with the task of…

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Seaside Postcards

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Seaside-Postcards/post-197.jpg

A collection of seaside postcards from a bound album of an unidentified person. Includes humourous postcards published by H. B. Ltd., London and…

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Stereoscopic views of Australia and New Zealand

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Stereographs/Aust-NZ/anz-158.jpg

Stereographic views, also known as stereographs or stereograms, are a pair of slightly different two-dimensional photographs placed side by side,…

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Stereoscopic images of the Russo-Japanese War

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Stereographs/Russo-Japanese/RJW-374.jpg

This collection comprises a selection of stereoscopic images of the Russo-Japanese War produced by the Ingersoll View Company, held in the Monash…

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Stereoscopic images from the Coronation of H.M. King George V

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Stereographs/Coronation/trs-02-050.jpg

Stereographic views, also known as stereographs or stereograms, are a pair of slightly different two-dimensional photographs placed side by side,…

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Sukarno Speeches

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Asian-Collections/Sukarno/3139108.pdf

This is a collection of unpublished speeches given by Sukarno, the first President of the Republic of Indonesia, between 1956 and 1966. The speeches…

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Japanese photographic albums

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Japanese-Albums/jp-04-050.jpg

A selection of hand-tinted albumen photographs produced for the tourist trade in Japan in the late 19th century. These photographs are taken from four…

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Rare Books Exhibition Catalogues

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Monash University Library presents an interesting program of exhibitions showcasing the breadth and quality of the collections. Fragile and valuable…

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Myra Roper Image Collection

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A collection of images digitised from slides taken by Myra Roper and donated to Monash University by Alan Black.

Images include temples in…

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William and Sarah Thomas Collection

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This collection comprises a set of photographs taken at the funeral of King Norodom Suramarit of Cambodia (the father of King Norodom Sihanouk) in…

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Norodom Sihanouk Archival Collection

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Asian-Collections/Sihanouk/Documents/NS26.pdf

This online collection contains a selection of materials from the Norodom Sihanouk Archival Collection. The Norodom Sihanouk Archival Collection is a…

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Noel Deschamps Cambodia Collection

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This online collection comprises a selection of materials from the Noel Deschamps Cambodia Collection.

The Noel Deschamps Cambodia Collection…

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David Chandler Cambodia Collection

http://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Asian-Collections/David-Chandler/DC25.pdf

This online collection contains a selection of materials from the David Chandler Cambodia Collection. The David Chandler Cambodia Collection is a…

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