Resources and products to help you delve into your family history or Victoria's past.
The Library is the perfect place to explore your family history. We offer a wealth of expertise and information for experienced family historians and those just starting out on the journey, including newspapers, letters, diaries and manuscripts, maps, passenger lists and electoral rolls.
We hold over 100km of government records in our collection related to all facets of significant Victorian Government activity from the 1830s onward. Some of the popular records, including photographs, maps, and documents relating to family history, have been digitised and are listed below. You can search this list for records of interest to you. The digitised record can be downloaded from the catalogue directly. We are digitising new collections all the time so please check back regularly for updates.