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Men of Stamina, women who Dare

Advertisements and advertising materials are the focus of the latest exhibition from the Rare Books Collection, which opened at the Matheson Library, Clayton last week.

The exhibition, to be on display until 5 June 2014, can also be viewed online.

The Library collects ephemera like advertising posters and brochures in support of research by social historians and others. . . . → Read More: Men of Stamina, women who Dare

New exhibition of travel books

A new exhibition opened recently at the Matheson Library showcasing highlights from the many travel accounts, guides and books held in Rare Books.

The Library has a good collection of travel books from the 17th to the 20th century on most parts of the world. The material displayed in ‘Travel in Europe’ complements that already shown in . . . → Read More: New exhibition of travel books

Exhibition of rare cookbooks

All are invited to the opening of our new Rare Books exhibition titled ‘Cookbooks: the Sandy Michell collection’, which will showcase highlights of international and Australian publications, both old and new. It will be opened by Rita Erlich, the former editor of The Age Good Food Guide, at 12.15 pm on Tuesday the 22nd of March in the exhibition area . . . → Read More: Exhibition of rare cookbooks