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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Indigenous Rights : Protest in Print
Australia’s historical and political records regularly omit Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives on the ongoing struggle for Indigenous rights. Their experiences are often framed solely from the viewpoint of relations between…

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Tall Tales and True: Journeys of the Mind
Journeys of the Mind is the second part of the Tall Tales and True exhibition. In part one, Journeys Real and Imagined, we endeavoured to show tales of exploration and the imaginary journeys that they inspired. In part two, the journeys are of an…

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Tall Tales and True: Journeys Real and Imagined
Since the beginning of time, tales of travel, both real and imagined, have been created in order to make sense of the world. Upon each new geographic discovery, imaginations have been sparked and have given rise to stories of the weird and wonderful.…

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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…

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Music at Monash: highlights from the Monash University music collections 11 July - 30 September 2004
The exhibition was held in the Rare Books Exhibition space, Sir Louis Matheson Library, Monash University from 11 July - 30 September 2004 Opening address given by Professor Margaret Kartomi, School of Music-Conservatorium. "Music at Monash" is a…

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Portraits: an exhibition of material from the Monash University Library Rare Books Collection 29 April - 30 June 2004
The exhibition was held in the Rare Books Exhibition space, Sir Louis Matheson Library, Monash University from 29 April - 30 June 2004 Opening address given by Max delany, Director, Monash Museum of Art. Over 100 curious and quirky portraits,…

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Tourism in Australia: an exhibition of material from the Monash University Library Rare Books Collection 22 October 2003 - March 2004
The exhibition was held in the Rare Books Exhibition space, Sir Louis Matheson Library, Monash University from 22 October 2003 - March 2004 Opening address given by Peter Spearritt. This exhibition on Tourism includes material that shows how we…

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Australian fiction: an exhibition of material from the Monash University Rare Book Collection, 5 June - 29 September 2003
The exhibition was held in the Rare Books Exhibition space, Sir Louis Matheson Library, Monash University from 5 June - 29 September 2003. Reading fiction set in Australia from the early nineteenth-century to the present is a way of understanding our…

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Magazines: an exhibition of material from the Monash University Library Collection 19 December 2002 to 5 May 2003
The exhibition was held in the Rare Books Exhibition space, Sir Louis Matheson Library, Monash University from 19 December 2002 - 5 May 2003. An exhibition of colourful and curious magazines dating from the seventeenth century to the present.…

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English literature to 1800: an exhibition of Rare Books from the Monash University Library Collection, 1 August to 2 December 2002
The exhibition was held in the Rare Books Exhibition space, Sir Louis Matheson Library, Monash University from 1 August - 2 December 2002. From 1961 when the University began, Monash University Library has specialised in collecting seventeenth and…

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Aspects of Korean music and culture: an exhibition of material from the Monash University Library, Rare Book Collection, 27 May - 26 June 2002
The exhibition was held in the Rare Books Exhibition space, Sir Louis Matheson Library, Monash University from 27 May - 26 June 2002. The exhibition includes editions of musical scores rarely seen outside Korea. Recordings of traditional, folk and…

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Recent acquisitions [3]: an exhibition of material from the Monash University Library, Rare Book Collection, 13 December 2001 to 6 May 2002
The exhibition was held in the Rare Books Exhibition space, Sir Louis Matheson Library, Monash University from 13 December 2001 - 6 May 2002. The exhibition highlights acquisitions by the Rare Book Collection and looking at it is a good way to gain…

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TCA: Twentieth-Century Australia: an exhibition of private press books from the Rare Book Collection, Monash University Library, 14 June - 12 October 2001
The exhibition was held in the Rare Books Exhibition space, Sir Louis Matheson Library, Monash University from 14 June - 12 October 2001. This exhibition has two streams. In one we are taken through Australia's history, decade by decade, from…

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Outside the main stream: an exhibition of private press books from the Rare Book Collection, Monash University Library, 19 October 2000 to 28 February 2001
The exhibition was held in the Rare Books Exhibition space, Sir Louis Matheson Library, Monash University from 19 October 2000 - 28 February 2001. All rare book collections have holdings of limited-edition, private press books. Here at Monash…

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The exhibition was held in the Rare Books Exhibition space, Sir Louis Matheson Library, Monash University from November 2000 - February 2001. The exhibition shows examples of the music printing and selling activities of Australia in the nineteenth…

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Early Australian history: an exhibition of material from the Rare Book Collection, Monash University Library, 6 April - 30 June 2000
The exhibition was held in the Rare Books Exhibition space, Sir Louis Matheson Library, Monash University from 6 April - 30 June 2000. The Australiana section of the Monash Rare Book Collection facilitates research into the lived experience of our…

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Science fiction: an exhibition of material from the Rare Book Collection, Monash University Library, 1 September 1999 to 29 February 2000
The exhibition was held in the Rare Books Exhibition space, Sir Louis Matheson Library, Monash University from 1 September 1999 - 29 February 2000. This exhibition centres on two of the less-well known areas of the Monash Rare Book Collection: a…

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Travel in the East: an exhibition of material from the Rare Book Collection, Monash University Library, 17 June to 20 August 1999
The exhibition was held in the Rare Books Exhibition space, Sir Louis Matheson Library, Monash University from 17 June - 20 August 1999. This exhibition includes works from the 16th to the early 20th century, from Marco Polo to "Chinese" Morrison.…

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Modern Australian poetry: an exhibition of material from the Rare Book Collection, Monash University Library, 18 March to 19 May 1999
The exhibition was held in the Rare Books Exhibition space, Sir Louis Matheson Library, Monash University from 18 March - 19 May 1999. This exhibition shows some of the extensive collection of Australian literature held in the Monash Rare Book…

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French Theatre: an exhibition of material from the Monash University Library Rare Book Collection, 7 October 1998--26 February 1999
The exhibition was held in the Rare Books Exhibition space, Sir Louis Matheson Library, Monash University from 7 October 1998 - 26 February 1999. Ideally, a theatre exhibition should go well beyond the texts of plays themselves. The buildings in…

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From the sands of the Sahara: ancient Kellis and its texts: Monash University excavations at Ismant el-Kharab Dakleh Oasis, Egypt: an exhibition of photographs rom the Department of Classics and Archaeology and matrial from the Monash University Rare Bookes Collection 30 July - 2 October 1998
The exhibition was held in the Rare Books Exhibition space, Sir Louis Matheson Library, Monash University from 30 July - 2 October 1998. Photographs from Monash excavations at the site of Ismant el-Kharab, ancient Kellis, in Egypt's Dakhleh oasis are…