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Melbourne Public Library, 1885 - 1901

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3087D/16

Scope and Contents

200 x 147 mm. An interior view looking along a reading room lined with columns and busts, and with the bookshelves in alcoves. The library, situated in Swanston Street, was designed by Joseph Reed. The foundation stone was laid in 1853, and the first portion of the building was completed in 1856, when it was officially opened in that year.


  • Creation: 1885 - 1901


Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (

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Date information

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Finding aid date

2016-03-16 09:48:38+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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