Royal Historical Society of Victoria

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Royal Historical Society of Victoria

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1909 -


The Royal Historical Society of Victoria (RHSV) is a community organisation dedicated to collecting, researching and sharing an understanding of the history of Victoria.

It was established in 1909 with donations from early settlers and their descendants as well as amateur and professional historians.

The RHSV specialises in Victorian history and contains manuscripts, documents, photographs and some artefacts. This has created a rich and diverse collection covering social, economic, political, and cultural aspects of Victoria’s history.


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