Coles Myer archive

Find documents, photographs and objects in the Coles Myer archive at State Library Victoria. Coles and Myer are two of Australia’s most iconic retailing brands.

Access collection items

How to order collection items to view

Once you identify items and corresponding box numbers of interest in the Records of Coles Myer finding aids, please contact the Ask A Librarian service to arrange access.

Delivery times

Items in the Records of Coles Myer archive are stored offsite.

To view on: Request by:
Monday by 3pm Friday
Tuesday to Friday by 3pm the day before
Saturday & Sunday by 3pm Thursday

Orders placed on Sunday can be delivered on Tuesday.

Items are delivered to the Heritage Collections Reading Room on Level 3 of the Library. Note that the opening hours of this room differ from the rest of the Library.

Access restrictions

As we have limited space to store items being viewed at the Library, we may place limits on the number of items we will deliver for viewing at the one time.

Staff will need to check if fragile objects such as clothing and glassware, and large format items can be made available to view. Viewing times for these items are by appointment.