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RESOURCE CENTRE

ADDRESS: 3 Olivebank Road, Ferntree Gully

The Resource Centre will be closed until further notice.
Research queries from Ambleside Museum on Thursdays from 1:00pm - 4:00pm at 3 Olivebank Road Ferntree Gully 3156.
Enquiries can still be made via email to khs@relics.com
or by phone (03) 9758 6722 (usually an answering machine).
If you leave a message one of our volunteers will get back to you.

The facilities of the Knox Historical Society Inc. Resource Centre are available for anyone interested in the history of Knox. School and university students, family history researchers, residents seeking information about their house, street or local buildings, members of sporting groups, clubs and societies, schools, churches or businesses researching the history of their organisation, council employees and staff preparing articles for local newspapers or community newsletters are some of the many people who use the Resource Centre.

A five dollar charge is made for the use of the Resource Centre. Photocopying is available for a small fee.
Pricelist in Adobe file (26k)
Copies of photos can be supplied on a CD-ROM for the cost of $21.00 per image for photographs from the general collection or $15.00 per image for photographs from the School Photo Collection.

The Resource Centre contains an extensive collection of books, vertical file material, photographs, maps, audiotapes and videotapes, microcofiche and microfilm, and local newpapers and community newsletters providing information about the history of Knox and the former Shire of Ferntree Gully.

Items in the collection include the Dobson Diaries (describing farming 100 years ago), government reports, correspondence, minutes of local community groups and organisations, council minutes and copies of associated papers collected by Violet Lambert between 1929 and 1959, land brochures, records of local businesses, pamphlets, newspaper articles, ephemera and an extensive, detailed collection of material relating to the development of Knox as well as genealogical information of Knox pioneers researched from Birth, Death and Marriage records, and material held at the Public Records Office, the Royal Historical Society of Victoria, The Latrobe Library and the Land Titles Office.

The Knox Pioneer Index is a computer database containing information about pioneer families in the Shire of Ferntree Gully. Searches for family history information on the Knox Pioneer Index will be made for a small fee. Additional information about Ferntree Gully Shire pioneer families is always welcome. Contact the Knox Historical Society Inc for further information.




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Site Created: Friday, 25 September 1998
This page last modified 13 September 2016
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