Research Guide 7.1: Examples of some school and local history sources and resources from Victoria The following examples from the state of Victoria may help you think about school and local history sources and resources relevant to your school. Types of school and local history sources and resources State of Victorian examples Secondary sources on Australia’s and other nations’ experiences of the Great War State-based histories including references to the war Many. Don Garden, Victoria: A History, Nelson, Melbourne, 1984. Michael McKernan, Victoria at War: 1914-18, NewSouth, Sydney, 2014. Regional histories John McQuilton, Rural Australia and the Great War: From Tarrawingee to Tangambalanga, Melbourne University Press, Carlton South, 2001. Local community histories Olwen Ford, Harvester Town: The Making of Sunshine, 1890–1925, Sunshine and District Historical Society Inc., Sunshine, 2001. Education Department general histories L.J. Blake, ed., Vision and Realisation: A Centenary History of State Education in Victoria, 3 vols., Education Department, Victoria, Melbourne, 1973. Departmental histories related specifically to the war Education Department, Victoria, The Education Department’s Record of War Service, 1914–1919, Albert J. Mullett, Melbourne, 1921. Teachers’ training college histories Don Garden, The Melbourne Teacher Training Colleges: From Training Institution to Melbourne State College, 1870–1982, Heinemann, Richmond, 1982. Individual school histories (Catholic) Clare Percy-Dove, Brynmawr, the High Hill: The Story of Sacré Coeur, Glen Iris, 1886–1975, Sacré Coeur, Glen Iris, 1976. Kathleen Dunlop Kane, The History of the Christian Brothers’ College East St Kilda, Christian Brothers’ College, East St. Kilda, 1972. Individual school histories (Government) Adrian Jones, Follow the Gleam: A History of Essendon Primary School, 1850–2000, Australian Scholarly, Kew, 2000. Philip Roberts, Duty Always: The History of Ballarat High School, 1907–1982, Ballarat High School, Ballarat, 1982. Individual school histories (Lutheran) Charles Meyer, Nurseries of the Church: Victoria’s Lutheran Schools, Then and Now, Monash University Publications, Frankston, 1996. Individual school histories (Private) Weston Bate & Helen Penrose, Challenging Traditions: A History of Melbourne Grammar, Australian Scholarly, Kew, 2002. Ailsa Thomson Zainu’ddin, They Dreamt of a School: A Centenary History of Methodist Ladies’ College Kew, 1882-1982, Hyland House, Melbourne, 1982. Departmental magazines for teachers Education Department, Victoria, The Education Gazette and Teacher’s Aid. Departmental magazines for students; also used in some private and Catholic schools Individual schools’ or teachers’ training colleges’ magazines Education Department, Victoria, The School Paper, Grades III–VIII, 1896–1929. Catholic boys’ – Xavier College, The Xaverian. Government secondary – University High School, Record. Private boys’ – Scotch College, The Scotch Collegian. Private girls’ – Presbyterian Ladies College, Patchwork in Prose and Poetry. Training college - Melbourne Teachers’ College, Trainee. Government school inspectorial district magazines The Gap: A School Magazine Produced by Teachers of the Bairnsdale Inspectorate. Widely used textbooks of the time, more commonly in government and private schools Australian – William Gillies, Stories in British History for Young Australians, Whitcombe & Tombs, Melbourne, [191-]. British – H.O. Arnold-Forster, The Citizen Reader, Cassell, London, n.d. Books read and used by teachers in the three school types during the war Australian – The Story of the Anzacs, James Ingram, Melbourne, 1917. British - Daily Telegraph et al, King Albert’s Book: A Tribute to the Belgian King and People from Representative Men and Women throughout the World, Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1915. Books of a general kind for young readers, published and read during the war in the three school types Australian – E.C. Buley, A Child’s History of Anzac, Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1916. British – Elizabeth O’Neill, The War, 1915-6: A History and an Explanation for Boys and Girls, T.C & E.C. Jack, Edinburgh, 1916. Teacher biographies or autobiographies: Home front female – Fairlie Taylor, Bid Time Return, Alpha, Sydney, 1977. Home front male – Felix Meyer, ed., Adamson of Wesley, Robertson & Mullen, Melbourne, 1932. Battle front – George F. & Edmée Langley, Sand, Sweat and Camels: The Australian Companies of the Imperial Camel Corps, Lowden, Kilmore, 1976. Home and battle fronts – Brian Williams, Education with its Eyes Open: A Biography of Dr. K.S. Cunningham, A.C.E.R., Camberwell, 1994. Biographies of significant others Many. Archival sources Teachers’ career record. Official correspondence between departments and schools and vice versa; memoranda, letters, photographs. Official as well as unofficial correspondence between members of school communities, including teachers and former students on active service overseas. Military histories: War memorials and honour boards in schools, Returned Services’ League buildings and memorial buildings in local communities War service records. C.E.W. Bean, ed, Official History of Australia in the War of 1914–18, 12 vols, Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1921–36. Brighton Primary School. Caulfield R.S.L. Mysia Memorial School. School honour books Neerim South School Roll of Honour, 1917 [photocopy], Centre for Gippsland Studies, Monash University.