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. This is an exhibition of around 100 items ranging from the early eighteenth-century to the early twentieth-century. It covers European discovery and exploration of the Pacific, the activities of the missionaries, traders and blackbirders, as well as accounts by those who visited for pleasure. The material forms part of our extensive collection of travel literature.
Overell, Richard and Overell, Richard (curator), “The Pacific: an exhibition of material from the Monash University Library Rare Books Collection 27 September 2007 - 29 February 2008,” Monash Collections Online, accessed May 22, 2022, https://repository.monash.edu/items/show/13353.