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Royal Historical Society of Victoria

Contact
Research Costs
  • See website for more information
Open Hours
  • Opening Hours Office: Monday to Friday 10:00AM – 5:00PM Library: Monday to Friday 10:00AM – 4:00PM Images: By appointment Contact Us Exhibitions: Monday to Friday 10:00AM – 4:00PM
Approximate Membership
  • Individual members 1000+ and affiliated societies 300+
Membership Cost
  • See the website for membership categories http://www.historyvictoria.org.au/support-us/become-a-member
Magazine/Journal
  • Victorian Historical Journal, published twice yearly, $15.00
Newsletter
  • History News, published six times per year
Founded
  • 1909

The Royal Historical Society of Victoria (RHSV) was formed in 1909 and is a community organisation committed to collecting, researching and sharing an understanding of the history of Victoria. With the support of a large number of volunteers, the RHSV provides a full program of activities (e.g. lectures, seminars, excursions and exhibitions) for the benefit of members and the general public. The RHSV publishes six newsletters per year, a reviewed journal and books of historical interest. Its activities are available to all Victorians.

Today, the Society has over 1000 individual members, as well as functioning as the umbrella organisation for more than 300 local and specialist historical societies throughout Victoria. Membership of the RHSV is open. All those with an interest in history are welcome to join.

The RHSV’s collection is used extensively by local history and family researchers, post-graduate students, authors and commercial enterprises. We offer personal advice and assistance to individual researchers and a research service to business organisations and government agencies. We host visits to our collections and exhibitions from the public, community groups and schools, and maintain links with State and local government through membership of advisory committees and boards.

The Royal Historical Society of Victoria is a member of the Federation of Australian Historical Societies.

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