Thematic and Typological studies
Thematic studies focus on the heritage of a period or theme in Victoria’s history e.g. pre-1851 structures, sport.
Typological studies focus on particular types of heritage places e.g. Bridges, Churches, Cemeteries.
Books relevant to particular types of heritage places have been included e.g churches, hotels.
You can find copies at:
The Library holds the library collections of the departments and agencies of the Victorian government.
Level 5, 121 Exhibition Street, Melbourne
Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm
Tel: 03 9655 8600 or email.
Please phone the Library prior to your proposed visit to confirm whether required resources are available. The Library is open by appointment to students and members of the public for research and reference only.
Paper copies of studies can be viewed at the Library but not borrowed.
- Bridges and Engineering Structures
- Cemeteries, Lone Graves and Funeral Parlours
- Coastal, Marine and Riverine
- Gardens and Garden Structures
- Hotels and Guest Houses
- Government and justice (courts, prisons, town halls, public precincts)
- Places of Worship
- Schools and Education
- Theatres and Cinemas
- Town Planning
- Tram Heritage
- War memorials
- Water supply