Mechanics' Institutes: The Way Forward
Conference organised by the Kilmore Mechanics' Institute, 18-19 April, 1998.
by Dr Frank Hurley
Fran Awcock | Chief Executive/State Librarian, State Library of Victoria
In the Beginning...
Pam Baragwanath | Historian
The Origins and Growth of Mechanics' Institute in Victoria
Dr Stuart Dawson | Historian
Mechanics' Institutes and Colonial Equality
Dr Stefan Petrow | Law Librarian, University of Tasmania
Australia's First Mechanics' and its Very Different Sister - A Tale of Two Cities: Hobart and Launceston
History and Heritage
John Murphy | Leongatha Mechanics' Institute
The Historical Society as the Mechanics' Historian, Archivist and Tenant
Mechanics' Institutes Today
The Athenaeum - Victoria's No. 1 Institute
Berwick - Still Going Strong
Walhalla Phoenix - Thrice Built
Kilmore - A Bitter Sweet Experience
Prahan - A Real Success
Mernda - The Revival/Rebuilt
Ballarat - An Optimistic Future
Proceedings of Victorian State Conference 1998
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