Maps, menus and manuscripts: telling local stories via heritage collections

My presentation at the recent seminar for Victorian public library staff: “Leading Lights seminar: scholarship and award winners share ideas and lessons learned” showcased particular heritage collections or significant items within them and included the following:

Life and Loves of a Victorian Clerk

Cookbook of Unknown Ladies

Cholera and Thames

The People’s Record: recording the impact of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games

West End at War

Library Time Machine

What’s on the menu?

Lincoln Collection

Picture Norfolk


Historypin – libraries, archives, museums

History Mysteries – San Francisco Year of the Bay

Flickr State Library of Victoria

Pinterest –  Guildhall Library Great Plague 1665

Alistair Knox

John F Kennedy Presidential Library – Hemingway’s scrapbooks

Australia’s community heritage


I look forward to hearing about your storytelling projects.



About infolass

Local and Family History Librarian, Yarra Plenty Regional Library, Melbourne, Australia
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