The Deakin University Library's Special Collections covers many areas including architecture, education, missionaries of the Pacific, Papua New Guinea, 19th century travel, natural history, scientific expeditions, nutrition, cookery and women in the home.
Access the collection by visiting the Alfred Deakin Prime Ministerial Library, located in the ground floor of the Dennys Lascelles Building at the Geelong Waterfront Campus. Enter via Western Beach Road or Cunningham Street.
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This guide has been compiled to assist family history researchers find resources for their research within the collections of the Alfred Deakin Prime Ministerial Library.
The Alfred Deakin Prime Ministerial Library has a number of online tools, published books and microfilmed resources which may be useful for family history research, all of which are accessible from the public reading room. There is a collection of indexes on cd-rom and an extensive range of microfilmed newspapers. The reading room also contains a reference collection of Australian history and genealogy materials.