Archives and Manuscripts

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Significant collections of archives and manuscripts relating to Charles Joseph La Trobe are held in the following organisations:


Australian Manuscripts Collection, State Library Victoria
Charles Joseph La Trobe in the State Library: a bibliography
The Charles Joseph La Trobe Archive: an Overview
Index to the Gipps-La Trobe correspondence
Transcripts

 

Archives de l’Etat, Neuchâtel, Switzerland
A copy of most of the original papers relating to the La Trobe family is held in the Australian Manuscripts Collection, State Library Victoria. Link to Archives de l’Etat, Neuchâtel

 

Public Record Office, Victoria
VPRS 4 Inward Registered Correspondence - Police Magistrate, Port Phillip District
_____ Folder No: 91 1839/188 C. J. La Trobe Minute Book & Diary from 1 Oct to Nov 1839. Transcript
VPRS 10  Inward Registered Correspondence to the Superintendent of Port Phillip District, relating to Aboriginal Affairs               Guide
VPRS 19  Inward Registered Correspondence - Superintendent, Port Phillip District
VPRS 19  INDEX  Royal Historical Society of Victoria (Search 'Latrobe' as one word)
VPRS 20  Inward Registered Confidential Correspondence – Superintendent, Port Phillip District
VPRS 1189 Inward Registered Correspondence - Colonial Secretary’s Office
Other series                     Timeline through letters                       Transcripts

 

Royal Historical Society of Victoria
Miscellaneous papers re La Trobe, Charles Joseph (1801-1875); letters and other items throughout the Manuscript Collection.     La Trobe letters

 

The National Archives (formerly Public Record Office) U.K.
A copy of records relating to Australia and the Pacific is held in the State Library Victoria on microfilm, published by the Australian Joint Copying Project. (Refer to Australian Joint Copying Project Handbook, State Library locations G, GR and SLTF 994 AU7A.) Link to The National Archives

 

University of Melbourne Archives
Graham Bros & Co. records      Finding aid        La Trobe manuscripts (incl. C.A. La Trobe)

 

University of Melbourne, Trinity College, Leeper Library
Rusden manuscripts      La Trobe letters

 

 

For further details on archives and manuscripts refer to:

Reilly, Dianne. La Trobe: the Making of a Governor. Melbourne University Publishing, 2006. Bibliography: archives and manuscripts, pp.268-270.

McCaughey, J. Davis, Naomi Perkins and Angus Trumble. Victoria’s Colonial Governors, 1839-1900. Carlton, Vic., The Miegunyah Press, 1993. Archival collections, pp.333-422.



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