True crime in the archives

Melbourne Rare Book Week

Event Date: 
12 July 2019
Author / Presenters: 
Public Record Office Victoria, Tara Oldfield (PROV) and Michael Shelford (Melbourne Historical Crime Tours)
Bookings Required

Fri 12 July1:00pm -2:30pm

Victorian Archives Centre
99 Shiel Street North Melbourne

The Public Record Office is opening its vaults and uncovering the incredible stories hidden within its archives. Be guided through the pages of Prison Registers, Police Circulars, and Gazettes, and sink your teeth into 150 years of local true crime. Seize a rare and exhilarating chance to learn about the archives and dig deeper into Victoria's criminal past.