Program for the first Moomba Festival, 1 March 1955.


19 October 2006 to 28 February 2007

A display of printed material which is used for various purposes and then discarded. These fragments of the past illuminate previous lives for future generations. Items displayed range from 17th century to the present.

Exhbition name: Sport


27 July to 29 September, 2006

Sport is an interest, even an enthusiasm, which spans Australian society. This exhibition does not give a detailed history of sport but rather gives researchers an idea of the resources available in the Monash University Library Rare Books Collection should they wish to study the social history of “sport.”

The Home

The Home

30 March to 30 June 2006

This exhibition examines the home in the context of architectural and social history, particularly focussing on twentieth century Australian experience. Books and magazines displayed include plans, construction advice, and interior and exterior designs from past eras, especially from the post war 1950’s period.