Burnley Archives

The Archive collection at the Burnley Campus of the University of Melbourne holds material dating from the 1850’s. There is a large collection of maps, plans and documents relating to the College and the Gardens.  There are also several thousand photographs.

Hedge pruners in action.
Cheery girls with a Shire Horse, used for ploughing lessons.

This garden view shows the narrow lawn border to the garden bed (right), removed in the 1980s to lower maintenance costs.

If you wish to access the Archives for research purposes an appointment may be made by contacting the Volunteer Archivist
at burnleyarchives@gmail.com

Photos from the Burnley Archives.