Browse Collections (39 total)

David Chandler Cambodia Collection

http://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Asian-Collections/David-Chandler/DC25.pdf

This online collection contains a selection of materials from the David Chandler Cambodia Collection. The David Chandler Cambodia Collection is a…

Noel Deschamps Cambodia Collection

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Asian-Collections/Noel-Deschamps/ND6-27.jpg

This online collection comprises a selection of materials from the Noel Deschamps Cambodia Collection.

The Noel Deschamps Cambodia Collection…

Norodom Sihanouk Archival Collection

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Asian-Collections/Sihanouk/Documents/NS26.pdf

This online collection contains a selection of materials from the Norodom Sihanouk Archival Collection. The Norodom Sihanouk Archival Collection is a…

William and Sarah Thomas Collection

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Asian-Collections/Thomas/WST-33.jpg

This collection comprises a set of photographs taken at the funeral of King Norodom Suramarit of Cambodia (the father of King Norodom Sihanouk) in…

Myra Roper Image Collection

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Asian-Collections/Myra-Roper/usa-055.jpg

A collection of images digitised from slides taken by Myra Roper and donated to Monash University by Alan Black.

Images include temples in…

Rare Books Exhibition Catalogues

rb_exhibition_catalogues_2018_002.pdf

Monash University Library presents an interesting program of exhibitions showcasing the breadth and quality of the collections. Fragile and valuable…

Japanese photographic albums

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Japanese-Albums/jp-04-050.jpg

A selection of hand-tinted albumen photographs produced for the tourist trade in Japan in the late 19th century. These photographs are taken from four…

Sukarno Speeches

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Asian-Collections/Sukarno/3139108.pdf

This is a collection of unpublished speeches given by Sukarno, the first President of the Republic of Indonesia, between 1956 and 1966. The speeches…

Stereoscopic images from the Coronation of H.M. King George V

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Stereographs/Coronation/trs-02-050.jpg

Stereographic views, also known as stereographs or stereograms, are a pair of slightly different two-dimensional photographs placed side by side,…

Stereoscopic images of the Russo-Japanese War

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Stereographs/Russo-Japanese/RJW-374.jpg

This collection comprises a selection of stereoscopic images of the Russo-Japanese War produced by the Ingersoll View Company, held in the Monash…

Stereoscopic views of Australia and New Zealand

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Stereographs/Aust-NZ/anz-158.jpg

Stereographic views, also known as stereographs or stereograms, are a pair of slightly different two-dimensional photographs placed side by side,…

Seaside Postcards

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Seaside-Postcards/post-197.jpg

A collection of seaside postcards from a bound album of an unidentified person. Includes humourous postcards published by H. B. Ltd., London and…

Allied Geographical Section: WWII Terrain Studies

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Map-Collection/AGS/Terrain-Studies/images/109-055.jpg

In 1942, after a series of directives from General MacArthur’s Headquarters, the Allied Geographical Section (AGS) was formed with the task of…

Dance Cards and Related Ephemera

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Dance-Cards/dance-187.jpg

This collection includes approximately 100 nineteenth and twentieth-century Australian printed dance cards. Some cards were designed for entering…

Bookplates and bookseller tickets

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Bookplates/rb_bookplates_063.jpg

A bookplate is a small print or decorative label added to a book, usually the inside front cover, to indicate the book's owner.In comparison, simple…

World War I Postcard Collection

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/WWI-Postcards/Loose/rb-wwi-postcards-1-012.jpg

Digitised collection of a selection of World War I postcards held in the Rare Books Collection, Monash University Library. Many of these post cards…

World War I Stereoscopic Views

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This collection comprises of a selection of stereoscopic images from the series listed below, held in the Monash University Library Rare Books…

Ephemera Exhibition

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Ephemera/ephemera-221.pdf

A digital representation of the Rare Book's exhibition "Ephemera", printed material which is used for various purposes and then discarded. These…

Allied Geographical Section: WWII Special Reports

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Map-Collection/AGS/Special-Reports/SR_85-000.pdf

In 1942, after a series of directives from General MacArthur’s Headquarters, the Allied Geographical Section (AGS) was formed with the task of…

Tracts on Islam

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Tracts-Islam/tractsOnIslam_NoTitle_012.pdf

Tracts on Islam comprises religious tracts published in a bound volume in Calcutta in the early 20th century. The volume was compiled by G.H. (George…

Monash University Library Rare Books: Monographs Collection

rb_fairytales_042c.pdf

Founded in 1961 - the year Monash University opened - Monash University Library's Rare Books collection comprises materials considered rare because of…

WWI Pamphlets and Ephemera Collection

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/WWI-Pamphlets-Ephemera/rb-wwi-pamphlets-017.pdf

A selection of pamphlets and ephemera related to World War One held in the Monash University Library Rare Books Collection.

Victorian Flute Guild Collection

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Music-Collection/vfg/vfg-190.pdf

In 2010 the Victorian Flute Guild donated over 1500 scores to Monash University Library. The collection includes many virtuosic concert pieces for…

Ada Booth Slavic Collection

Ada_Booth-diary.pdf

The Ada Booth Slavic Collection was established in 2011 as a result of the Library receiving a large benefaction from the will of the late Ada…

World War I Photographs

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/WWI-Postcards/Alfieri/rb-wwi-alfieri-019.jpg

Alfieri was a London firm that produced many unique images of the war. In Australia the firm is best known for producing pictures of the Anzac troops…

Caulfield Art Exhibition Catalogues and Ephemera

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Caulfield-Collection/art-catalogues/ada-exhib-catalogues-1559.pdf

The Caulfield Campus of Monash University has a long history of teaching of art theory and practice. Initially established as Caulfield Institute of…

Monash University Library Rare Books: Photographs Collection

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/photographs/Walker_photo-album/Walker-042.TIF

Founded in 1961 - the year Monash University opened - Monash University Library's Rare Books collectioncomprises materials considered rare because of…

Jonathan Swift Collection

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Monash University Library’s Rare Books Collection houses one of the world’s finest Jonathan Swift collections. The core of the collection was…

Julio Jeldres Cambodia Collection

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Asian-Collections/Julio-Jeldres/correspondence/as-jjc-015-002_Redacted.pdf

A series of letters exchanged between Ambassador Julio Jeldres and the late King Norodom Sihanouk of Cambodia, the Australian Prime Minister,…

Japanese Fairy Tales

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Japanese-Fairy-Tales/rb_jp_ft-025.pdf

Effectively ending their self-isolation from the western world in 1853, Japan inevitably became the object of fascination for much of the English…

Aldine romance of invention, travel and adventure library

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Aldine_Frank-Reade/rb_Aldine_Frank-Reade-018.pdf

The Aldine Romance of Invention, Travel and Adventure Library was a popular pulp magazine series published between 1894 and 1906. Most of the Aldine…

Bischoff Manuscripts Collection

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Monash Rare Books have acquired a collection of over one hundred fragments of medieval manuscripts and early printed books from the twelfth to…

Sin Po collection

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Asian-Collections/Sin-Po/ac_1938_12_31.pdf

Monash University Library's Asian Collections has very strong holdings of Indonesian newspapers in print and microfilm, including many historical…

Schooling Food

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/SchoolingFood/rb_SchoolFood_025.pdf

School programs and initiatives targeting food, health and families are not new. They have long been part of public health agendas. But how did…

Vera Bradford Collection

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Music-Collection/Vera-Bradford/vb_0534.pdf

Vera Bradford was an Australian classical pianist who graduated from the University Of Melbourne Conservatorium of Music in 1927. In 1928 she won a…

Star Weekly

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Asian-Collections/Star-Weekly/ac_star-weekly_1939_01_15.pdf

Star Weekly was a weekly magazine published in Jakarta in Indonesian by Keng Po, the second-most popular daily newspaper among peranakan Chinese. It…

Yellow-backs Collection

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Monographs/rb_YellowBacks_012.pdf

Yellow-backs commenced publishing in Britain in the mid-nineteenth century and were sold as cheap literature designed to titillate and entertain. The…

Flora Australiensis

rb_fa_vol.06_01.pdf

If you have an interest in Botany, Australia and the colonial period, is it likely that you have encountered the 7-volume behemoth on Australia…