Monday, 28 July 2014
Following a discussion on the RHSV Forums about blogs, the following list has been created. If you would like to add to these history blogs, you can mention it in the comments below or in the Forum, and they can be added to the list. There will be a link in the sidebar of RHSV News back to this post.
Here is a link to a toolkit for bloggers:Busy Archivists Blogging Toolkit: http://www.carnamah.com.au/blogging-toolkit
Historical Society Blogs
Port Melbourne: http://pmhps.org.au updated already!
Stratford Bulletin: http://stratfordhsbulletin.blogspot.com.au new
Moonee Valley: http://mooneevalleyfamilylocalhistory.blogspot.com.au/
Yarra Plenty: http://yplocalhistory.blogspot.com.au/
Carol’s Headstone Photographs: http://carolsheadstonephotographs.blogspot.com.au
Fading Victoria: http://www.fadingvictoria.com
Fighting the Kaiser (Coburg): http://fightingthekaiser.blogspot.com.au
Geelong and District: http://geelonganddistrict.com
Resident Judge of Port Phillip: http://residentjudge.wordpress.com
Shire at War (Alberton) http://shireatwar.com/blog/
The Empire Called (Essendon & Flemington) http://empirecall.blogspot.com.au/
Monday, 21 July 2014
Tomorrow, Tuesday 22 July 2014 will be the last day of the booksale. We thank all our volunteers who helped on the day of the sale and during the preceding months; the members who came and bought books; and the book-buying public. We hope to see you all again next year - and bring your friends!
|Ex Libris. Artist: Zbigniew Lubicz-Miszewski. Licensed under Wikimedia Commons.|
Wednesday, 16 July 2014
Entries for the Victorian Community History Awards 2014
close at 5 pm on Friday 1 August.
Only 12 postal delivery days left, so don't delay, get your entry in the post now, or you can hand-deliver it to the RHSV Headquarters, 239 A'Beckett St, Melbourne.
Wednesday, 9 July 2014
The booksale has been a great success for the RHSV - and for the people who got some great bargains. The sale will continue at the RHSV Headquarters for the rest of the week - there are still plenty of bargains to be had, so come and check out the books between 10 am and 4 pm (3 pm Fridays) at least until next Wednesday.
Thursday, 19 June 2014
Here’s a rare chance to acquire rare books. The RHSV has just secured books from the collections of the well-read, including the celebrated Prof. A.G.L. Shaw Library. Many of these wonderful books have been selected for inclusion in the RHSV Collection. The remainder, including rare out-of-print Victorian local history books, will be sold at our annual Book Sale, open to non-members and the public.
OR: Enjoy first choice of these treasures at A
SPECIAL PRE-SALE EVENING
on Thursday 10 July from 5 – 7 pm.
STRICTLY for MEMBERS ONLY.
RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org or 93269288
(Not a member? Simply join now or anytime before or on the Pre-Sale night either in person, by phone or at www.historyvictoria.org.au).
10am–3pm, Saturday 12 July at
Royal Historical Society of Victoria, 239 A’Beckett Street, Melbourne 9326 9288
Wednesday, 4 June 2014
The mail issue, along with the new volume of Victorian Historical Journal, is on its way.