Learn how to research the history of your house or a prominent Melbourne building using the Library’s collection of architectural drawings, maps and online tools.
This guide helps you to research the history of your house or a prominent Melbourne building. State Library Victoria holds many resources including books, maps, architectural drawings, online databases and indexes which may help you with your search.
Click onto the tabs across the top of this page for more detailed information on each topic. The suggested catalogue searches and resources listed will provide more detailed information.
Good luck with your research.
The Matthew Flinders Measured Drawing Competition, prepared by undergraduate students, offers great detail of a range of Victorian buildings including homesteads, churches, post offices, banks and schools.