State Library of Victoria > La Trobe Journal

No 62 Spring 1998

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The State Library of Victoria Foundation

was established in 1994 as the fund-raising arm of the State Library of Victoria, which is the largest public reference and research library in Victoria, with a collection that includes more than one million books and journals, 90,000 newspapers and hundreds of thousands of paintings, photographs, maps, manuscripts and other materials.
The Friends of the State Library of Victoria was founded in 1966 (and known as the Friends of the La Trobe Library until 1984), its objects being to assist, encourage and promote the interests of the State Library, by seeking sponsorship and gifts for the Library and by searching for and obtaining books, manuscripts, pictures and other library material, particularly of Australian interest. It organised lectures and other activities for members, and from 1968 published the La Trobe Library Journal. In 1997 the Friends amalgamated with the Foundation, becoming a subcommittee and continuing their traditional activities in this context.
The State Library of Victoria Foundation Executive Committee: Julie Ann Cox (Chairperson), John Arnold (Convener, Friends sub-committee), Frances Awcock (Chief Executive Officer and State Librarian), Mary Baillieu AM, David Bennett QC (Convener, Business sub-committee), Andrew Coloretti (Convener, Bequests sub-committee), Stephen Kerr, Meg Paul, Ian Renard (President, Library Board of Victoria), Michael Rodd, Rosalie Vaccari (Convener, Events sub-committee), Carol Barnard (Executive Director, State Library of Victoria Foundation).
The Foundation encourages and promotes private and corporate financial support for State Library programs and projects.
New Friends and Bookplate Members are welcome.
Annual subscriptions are:
Friends $50 (individual), $75 (household); Bronze Bookplate $150 (individual), $200 (household); Silver Bookplate $500; Gold Bookplate $1,000.
Donations are tax deductible.
All donors (including Friends) recciveState Library of Victoria News (four time a year), The La Trobe Journal (twice a year), invitations to a variety of lectures and seminars, and 10% discount on the purchase of State Library publications. In addition, the donation by Bookplate Members is acknowledged by a special bookplate in one of the Library's new books. Silver and Gold Bookplate Members receive regular invitations to special events and enjoy privileged access to the Library's treasures.
For further information, please contact: State Library of Victoria Foundation, 328 Swanston Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia. Telephone (03) 9669 9048 Facsimile (03) 9669 9900 E-mail sleitinger@newvenus.slv.vic.gov.au
The portrait of Augustus Tulk, reproduced on page 54, was painted in oil on canvas by Philip Lindo in 1852 [H292 LT 1078], La Trobe Picture Collection.
All illustrations in this number of The La Trobe Journal are from the State Library of Victoria. Reproduction rights reserved.
Desktop published by Veronica Peek, 17 Ruby St, Preston 3072. Ph. 9484 4956. Printed by Aristoc Press Pty Ltd, 3 Aristoc Rd, Glen Waverley. Ph. 9561 5622.
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In This Issue:

The Picture Collection—Christine Downer on future directions; Henry Short's Our Adopted Country; and Sir Henry Barkly's photographic album, 1858–77; Micahel D. Galimany on the policies of photographic documentation on the Picture Collection. Brian Hubber on Audobon's Birds of America in the State Library. Kerry Agnew on Realia. Olga Tsara on the Troedel collection. Mary Lewis on Russian photographs in the Argus collection. John Arnold on Augustus Tulk.
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