Rare Books Exhibition Catalogues

Title

Rare Books Exhibition Catalogues

Date

1988-Present

Description

Monash University Library presents an interesting program of exhibitions showcasing the breadth and quality of the collections. Fragile and valuable materials from the Rare Books Collection are most often featured. These exhibitions enable the Library to share a wide variety of rare items with scholars, students and the general public, exposing the depth of the collection.

Items in the Rare Books Exhibition Catalogues

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Men of Stamina, women who Dare: an exhibition of advertising material from the Rare Books Collection 27 March - 5 June 2014
The exhibition was held in the Rare Books Exhibition space, Sir Louis Matheson Library, Monash University from 27 March - 5 June 2014. Opening address given by Gene Bawden, Deputy Head, Design (Communication Design), Faculty of Art Design and…

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Judging a book by its cover: dust jackets in the Monash University Library Rare Books Collection 26 June - 30 September 2014
The exhibition was held in the Rare Books Exhibition space, Sir Louis Matheson Library, Monash University from 26 June - 30 september 2014. Opening address given by Des Cowley, Rare Printed Collections Manager, State Library of Victoria. This…

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Recent acquisitions 7: an exhibition from the Rare Books Collection 10 October 2013 - 28 February 2014
The exhibition was held in the Rare Books Exhibition space, Sir Louis Matheson Library, Monash University from 10 October 2013 - 28 February 2014. Opening address given by Cathrine Harboe-Ree, University Librarian, Monash University Library. Every…

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20th century poetry: Britain and America: an exhibition from the Rare Books Collection 14 June - 27 September 2013
The exhibition was held in the Rare Books Exhibition space, Sir Louis Matheson Library, Monash University from 14 June - 27 September 2013. Opening address given by Dr. John Hawke, Lecturer, School of English, Communications and Performance Studies.…

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In Fairy Land: an exhibition of fairy tale books from the Rare Books Collection 6 March - 7 June 2013
The exhibition was held in the Rare Books Exhibition space, Sir Louis Matheson Library, Monash University from 6 March - 7 June 2013. Opening address given by Dr. Rebecca do Rozarion, Lecturer, School of English, Communications and Performance…

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Labels: travel in Europe : a Rare Books exhibition 14 September 2012 - 28 February 2013
The exhibition was held in the Rare Books Exhibition space, Sir Louis Matheson Library, Monash University from 14 September 2012 - 28 February 2013 Opening address given by Dr. Jane Drakard, Senior Lecturer, School of Philosophical, Historical and…

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Books never die: a Rare Books exhibition on the history of the book 14 June - 7 September 2012
The exhibition was held in the Rare Books Exhibition space, Sir Louis Matheson Library, Monash University from 14 June - 7 September 2012 Opening address given by Shane Carmody, Director Development, State Library of Victoria. This exhibition is a…

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The body in the library: an exhibition of detective fiction from the Rare Books Collection 15 March - 8 June 2012
The exhibition was held in the Rare Books Exhibition space, Sir Louis Matheson Library, Monash University from 15 March - 8 June 2012 Opening address given by John Loder, author of Australian crime fiction: a bibliography, 1857-1993. Dip into this…

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Recent acquisitions 6: an exhibition from the Rare Books Collection 8 December 2011 - 5 March 2012
The exhibition was held in the Rare Books Exhibition space, Sir Louis Matheson Library, Monash University from 8 December 2011 - 5 March 2012 Opening address given by Cathrine Harboe-Ree, University Librarian, Monash University Library. This…

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Artist's books: an exhibition hosted by Rare Books 28 September - 25 November 2011
The exhibition was held in the Rare Books Exhibition space, Sir Louis Matheson Library, Monash University from 28 September - 25 November 2011 Opening address given by Sarah Bodman, Senior Research Fellow for Artists' Books, Centre for Fine Print…

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Stardust melodies: an exhibition of sheet music from the Rare Books Collection 22 June - 5 September 2011
The exhibition was held in the Rare Books Exhibition space, Sir Louis Matheson Library, Monash University from 22 June - 5 September 2011 Opening address given by Dr. Joel Crotty, Senior Lecturer, School of Music, Monash University. Before recordings…

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Cookbooks: the Sandy Michell collection: an exhibition of material from the Monash University Rare Books Collection 22 March - 31 Mat 2011
The exhibition was held in the Rare Books Exhibition space, Sir Louis Matheson Library, Monash University from 22 March - 31 May 2011 Opening address given by Rita Erlich, former editor, The Age Good Food Guide. This exhibition celebrates the gift of…

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Useful books: an exhibition of material from the Rare Books Collection 7 October 2010 - 23 February 2011
The exhibition was held in the Rare Books Exhibition space, Sir Louis Matheson Library, Monash University from 7 October 2010 - 23 February 2011 Opening address given by Dr. Seamus O'Hanlon, Director, International Studies, School of Philiosophical,…

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Lewd and scandalous books: an exhibition of material from the Monash University Library Rare Books Collection 14 July - 30 September 2010
The exhibition was held in the Rare Books Exhibition space, Sir Louis Matheson Library, Monash University from 14 July - 30 September 2010 Opening address given by Dr. Patrick Spedding, School of English, Communications and Performance Studies,…

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Children's books: the Lindsay Shaw Collection: an exhibition of material from the Monash University Library Rare Books Collection 13 April - 30 June 2010
The exhibition was held in the Rare Books Exhibition space, Sir Louis Matheson Library, Monash University from 13 April - 30 June 2010 Opening address given by Dr. Rebecca do Rosario, School of English, Communications and Performance Studies, Monash…

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A doctor's delights: discoveries from the Richard Travers Collection: an exhibition of material from the Monash University Library Rare Books Collection 6 October 2009 - 28 February 2010
The exhibition was held in the Rare Books Exhibition space, Sir Louis Matheson Library, Monash University from 6 October 2009 - 28 February 2010 Opening address given by Professor Richard Larkins, Monash University. This exhibition displays…

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Swift and Defoe: an exhibition of material from the Monash University Library Rare Books Collection 10 June - 1 September 2009
The exhibition was held in the Rare Books Exhibition space, Sir Louis Matheson Library, Monash University from 10 June - September 2009 Opening address given by Professor Clive Probyn, School of English, Communications and Performance Studies, Monash…

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Recent acquisitions 5: an exhibition of material from the Monash University Library Rare Books Collection 1 April - 31 May 2009
The exhibition was held in the Rare Books Exhibition space, Sir Louis Matheson Library, Monash University from 1 April - 31 May 2009 Opening address given by Professor Max King, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research and Research Training), Monash University.…

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Southerly busters: Australian literature: an exhibition of material from the Monash University Library Rare Books Collection 25 September 2008 - 1 March 2009
The exhibition was held in the Rare Books Exhibition space, Sir Louis Matheson Library, Monash University from 25 September 2008 - 1 March 2009 Opening address given by Professor Peter pierce, National Centre for Australian Studies, School of…

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Fifty books for fifty years: celebrating a half century of collecting: an exhibition of material from the Monash University Library Rare Books Collection 7 May - 5 September 2008
The exhibition was held in the Rare Books Exhibition space, Sir Louis Matheson Library, Monash University from 7 May - 5 September 2008 Opening address given by Professor Adam Shoemaker, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education), Monash University. To mark…

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The Pacific: an exhibition of material from the Monash University Library Rare Books Collection 27 September 2007 - 29 February 2008
The exhibition was held in the Rare Books Exhibition space, Sir Louis Matheson Library, Monash University from 27 September 2007 - 29 February 2008 Opening address given by Dr. Matt Tomlinson, Lecturer, Department of Anthropology, Monash University.…

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Australian women writers 1910-1950: an exhibition of material from the Monash University Library Rare Books Collection 29 March - 31 July 2007
The exhibition was held in the Rare Books Exhibition space, Sir Louis Matheson Library, Monash University from 29 March - 31 July 2007 Opening address given by art historian Dr Janine Burke. This exhibition includes works by over 100 novelists and…

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Ephemera: an exhibition of material from the Monash University Library Rare Books Collection 19 October 2006 - 28 February 2007
The exhibition was held in the Rare Books Exhibition space, Sir Louis Matheson Library, Monash University from 19 October 2006 - 28 February 2007 Opening address given by Seamus O'Hanlon, Lecturer, School of Historical Studies, Monash University. The…

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Sport: an exhibition of material from the Monash University Library Rare Books Collection 27 July - 29 September 2006
The exhibition was held in the Rare Books Exhibition space, Sir Louis Matheson Library, Monash University from 27 July - 29 September 2006 Opening address given by Melbourne author Gerald Murnane. Sport is an interest, even an enthusiasm, which spans…

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The home: an exhibition of material from the Monash University Library Rare Books Collection 31 March - 30 June 2006
The exhibition was held in the Rare Books Exhibition space, Sir Louis Matheson Library, Monash University from 31 March - 30 June 2006 Opening address given by Philip Goad, Deputy Dean and Head of Architecture, Faculty of Architecture Building and…

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Recent acquisitions 4: an exhibition of material from the Monash University Library Rare Books Collection 15 December 2005 - 31 March 2006
The exhibition was held in the Rare Books Exhibition space, Sir Louis Matheson Library, Monash University from 15 December 2005 - 31 March 2006. This is the fourth "Recent Acquisitions" exhibition we have held and includes material acquired since…

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Asia: East and Southeast: highlights from the Monash University Library Asian Studies Research Collection 8 September - 25 November 2005
The exhibition was held in the Rare Books Exhibition space, Sir Louis Matheson Library, Monash University from 8 September - 25 November 2005 Opening address given by Dr Penny Graham, Centre of Southeast Asian Studies, Monash University. A selection…

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Sun Books: an exhibition of Sun Books publications from the Monash University Library Rare Books Collection 1 June - 31 August 2005
The exhibition was held in the Rare Books Exhibition space, Sir Louis Matheson Library, Monash University from 1 June - 31 August 2005 Opening address given by Brian Stonier, AO, co-founder and Managing Director of Sun Books. An exhibition of…

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Communism: highlights from the Monash University music collections 16 March - 27 May 2005
The exhibition was held in the Rare Books Exhibition space, Sir Louis Matheson Library, Monash University from 16 March - 27 May 2005 Opening address given by Dr. Peter Lentini, School of Political and Social Inquiry, Faculty of Arts. Over 150 items…

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Coloured cloth bindings: highlights from the Monash University music collections 14 October 2004 - 28 February 2005
The exhibition was held in the Rare Books Exhibition space, Sir Louis Matheson Library, Monash University from 14 October 2004 - 28 February 2005 Opening address given by Dr. Alan Dilnot, School of Literary, Visual and Performance Studies. The…