Full descriptionThe Emily McPherson College of Domestic Economy which opened in 1927 was for many years the only institution in Victoria offering courses in domestic economy, cookery and dress making.
The library named after the librarian, Elizabeth Eddie, was an integral part of the Emily McPherson College of Domestic Economy. Items from this library, now known as the Emily McPherson Collection provide a social history of cooking and food, the domestic arts, home economics and textiles.
The Emily McPherson Collection is housed as part of the Special Collection within the Swanston Library and RMIT Archives.
Data time period: 1927 to 1979
Cookery | Domestic economy | Dress making | Fashion | History and Archaeology | History and Archaeology Not Elsewhere Classified | Home economics | Other History and Archaeology |
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