Records transferred to PROV custody 2017-18

Public Record Office Victoria is the archives of the State Government of Victoria.

The Collection includes memories of events and decisions great and small that have shaped the history of the Colony and State of Victoria, as well as records of immigration and shipping, criminal trials and prisons, premiers and governors, royal commissions, boards of inquiry, wills and probates and more.

‘Holdings’ refers to the totality of archival records (regardless of format) in the custody or under the control of the Archives. It does not include temporary records.

'Disposal’ relates to the quantity of archival records de-accessioned during the reporting period. This does not include destruction of time-expired temporary records or transfer of records to other Archives

An ‘item’ is a single record keeping unit, which exists as a discrete entity. Among other things, an item might be: - A group of pages fastened together to form a file - A single volume, card, map, plan, photograph, film, sound recording, computer tape or other document.

Figures on the number of items may be estimates only.

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Published (Metadata Record) 21/05/2019
Last updated 16/11/2023
Organisation Public Records Office Victoria
License Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International
Category Society