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ctx_ver=Z39.88-2004&rft_val_fmt=info%3Aofi%2Ffmt%3Akev%3Amtx%3Adc&rfr_id=info%3Asid%2FANDS&rft_id=http://www.access.prov.vic.gov.au/public/component/daPublicBaseContainer?component=daViewSeries&breadcrumbPath=Home/Access%20the%20Collection/Browse%20The%20Collection/Series%20Details&entityId=8609&rft.title=Historical Records Collection&rft.identifier=VPRS 8609&rft.publisher=Public Record Office Victoria&rft.description=The M.M.B.W. Historical Collection was gathered together and formed by Board officers in the mid-1980s.The material in the collection consists of:- correspondence- letter books and minute books of various M.M.B.W. committees- letter books and minute books of various historical water works and sewerage trusts- decisions and precedents- records of debentures and inscribed stock- published and unpublished reports on water supply and sewerage- by-laws and regulations- published and unpublished histories- contracts for capital works and progress reports- tenders- publicity brochures- metropolitan planning studies- accounting records-employee registers- information on parks- newspaper clippings- biographies of various senior officers- photographs (including glass plate negatives), and- maps and plans.The following consignments have been identified in this series :- P1:Catalogued material (by 1890-c.1990)- P2: Notice Papers, Minutes, Returns, Reports & Memoranda (1891-1978)- P3: Minute Books of Committees : General Index and Subject Index (1892-c.1941)- P4: Minute Books: Officers & Servants Committee (1891-1978)- P5: Minute Books: Finance Committee (1891-1978)- P6: Minute Books: Water Supply Committee (1891-1978)- P7: Minute Books: Sewerage Works Committee (1891-1978)- P8: Minute Books: Legislative Committee & Chairman's Record Book (1891-1969)- P9: Minute Books: Farm Committee (1910-1978)- P10: Minute Books: Stores Committee (1897-1969)- P11: Minute Books: Town Planning Committee (1949-1978)- P12: Minute Books: General Purpose Committees (1969-1978)- P13: Minute Books: Miscellaneous Committees (1897-1924)- P14: Minute Books: Sub-Committee (1896-1920)- P15: Minute Books: Conferences (1892-1938)- P16: Visitor Books: O'Shannassy & Wallaby Creek (1891-1984)- P17: Official Visits: Commissioners & Officers (1904-1905)- P18: Official Visits: O'Shannassy - Commissioners and Officers (1915-1925)- P19: Indexes to Board Minutes (1891-1929)- P20: Accounting Records - catalogued (1853-1973)- P21: Records of Historical Interest - catalogued (c.1850-c.1980)- P22: Records of Other Water Authorities - uncatalogued (1935-1991)- P23: Uncatalogued material (c.1850-1991)- P24: Transcripts of Evidence-Royal Commission Failure of King's Bridge (1963)- P25: Historic Plans - tubes (c.1850-c.1970)- P26: Large Photographs (by 1950-by 1992)- P27: Movie Films - catalogued (c.1970-c.1992)- P28: Seeger Collection (1841-1970)- P29: Movie Films - uncatalogued (by 1950-1990)- P30: Lantern Slides & Negatives (undated)- P31: Audio Tapes (1976-1979)- P32: Photograph Albums - boxed (1891-1977)- P33: Photographic Images - Positive Prints - uncatalogued (c.1920-c.1980)- P34: Mounted Plans (1928-1975)- P35: Historical Plans (c.1850-?1950)- P36: Negatives to the Main Uncatalogued Photograph Collection (1951-1986)- P37: Slides - uncatalogued (c.1970)- P38: Large Photographs - catalogued (by 1950-by 1992)Consignment 8609/P29This consignment covers both roll film and video formats. Within this list the films have been divided into three categories.- Small Format - comprising the small rolls of film which are stored together within archive boxes and documented within each box.- Large Format - large rolls of film kept in canisters and listed as individual items.- Video Format - Video TapesRecording AgenciesAgencies which have been identified as having records in the series, besides the M.M.B.W., include:Commissioners of Sewers and Water Supply VA 2802 (see VPRS 8609/P21)- Letter Book 1853-1857 (unit 61)- Meeting of Commissioners - Minutes 1853-1857 (unit 66)Melbourne Water Supply (see VPRS 8609/P21- Letter Book 1880-1883 (unit 62)Public Works Department VA 669 (see VPRS 8609/P21)- Melbourne Sewers and Water Supply Book 1862-1891 (unit 264)- (?) Stock Book - Yan Yean Water Supply 1874-1876 (unit 265)Sanitary Plumbers' Examination Board of Victoria (see VPRS 8609/P23)- Minute Books 1955-1989 (units 26 and 27)Other water and sewerage authorities which have been identified as having records in the series, beside the M.M.B.W., include :Cranbourne (and Shire of Cranbourne) Sewerage Authority (see VPRS 8609/P22)- Minute Books 1972-1986 (units 1-11) Dandenong Sewerage Authority VA 1972 (see VPRS 8609/P22)- Minute Books 1935-1984 (units 123-142)- Engineeer's Reports 1936-1970; 1980-1982 (units 143 and 144)Dandenong Valley Authority VA 1428 (see VPRS 8609/P22)- Minute Books 1964-1990 (units 105-120)Dandenong Valley & Western Port Authority (see VPRS 8609/P22)- Minute Books 1990-1991 (units 121-122)Dandenong-Springvale Water Board VA 2669 (see VPRS 8609/P22)- Minute Books 1984-1991 (units 145-162)Dromana-Rosebud Sewerage Authority VA 1974 (see VPRS 8609/P22)- Minute Books 1968-1986 (units 24-27; 82-84)Emerald District Water Board VA 2678(?) (see VPRS 8609/P22)- Minute Books 1985-1991 (units 100-104)- previously see Gembrook Cockatoo Emerald Waterworks TrustFrankston Sewerage Authority VA 1980 (see VPRS 8609/P22)- Minute Books 1963-1978 (units 70-81)Gembrook Cockatoo Emerald Waterworks Trust VA 2092 (see VPRS 8609/P22)- Minute Book 1963-1984 (units 94-99)- subsequently see Emerald District Water BoardHastings Sewerage Authority VA 1983 (see VPRS 8609/P22)- Minute Books 1970-1986 (units 12-22)- Minute Books - Accountant's Copy 1983-1986 (unit 23)Healesville Waterworks Trust VA 2097 (see VPRS 8609/P21)- Minutes 1890-1982 (units 51; 71-76)- Rate Books 1890-1962 with gaps (units 154-198; 498-500)Hurstbridge Sewerage Authority VA 1990 (see VPRS 8609/P21)- Minutes 1974-1982 (unit 53)Lang Lang Sewerage Authority VA 1999 (see VPRS 8609/P22)- Minute Book 1962-1971 (unit 88)Lang Lang Waterworks Trust VA 2116 (see VPRS 8609/P22)- Minute Book 1960-1971 (unit 89)- Committee Minute Books 1985-1991 (units 91-93)- Bylaws & Amendments - Minute Book 1956-1960 (unit 90)Lilydale Sewerage Authority VA 2000 (see VPRS 8609/P21)- Committee Minutes 1973-1981 (units 232 and 233)- Minutes 1977-1979 (units 234-237)- Minutes of the Ordinary Meeting 1979-1984 (units 1-34)- Minutes of the Working Committee 1981-1984 (units 35-37)Little River Water Works Trust VA 2122 (see VPRS 8609/P21)- Minutes 1967-1983 (unit 484)Mornington Peninsula & District Water Board VA 2806 (see VPRS 8609/P22)- Minute Books 1985-1991 (units 85 and 86)- Miscellaneous Committees 1985-1990 (unit 87)Mornington Sewerage Authority VA 2009 (see VPRS 8609/P22)- Minute Books 1939-1985 (units 28-45)Mt Eliza Sewerage Authority VA 2011 (see VPRS 8609/P22)- Minute Books 1963-1986 (units 46-54)Pakenham Water Board (see VPRS 8609/P22)- Minute Books 1970-1991 (units 55-69)Springvale & Noble Park Sewerage Authority VA 2030 (see VPRS 8609/P22)- Minute Books 1949-1984 (units 163-171)Warburton Waterworks Trust VA 2171 (see VPRS 8609/P21)- Minutes 1927-1983 (units 38-49)Werribee Sewerage Authority (see VPRS 8609/P21- Minutes 1959-1975 (units 63 and 64)Woori Yallock - Launching Place Waterworks Trust VA 2177 (see VPRS 8609/P21)- Minutes 1968-1983 (unit 52)Yarra Junction Water Works Trust VA 2179 (see VPRS 8609/P21)- Minutes 1969-1978 (units 54 and 55)Yarra River Improvement Trust VA 1942 (see VPRS 8609/P21)- Minutes 1958-1983 (unit 50)&rft.creator=Melbourne Water Corporation [known as Melbourne and Metropolitan Board of Works to 1992]&rft.date=1992&rft.coverage=141.000000,-34.000000 142.919336,-34.145604 144.582129,-35.659230 147.742627,-35.873175 150.024219,-37.529041 150.200000,-39.200000 141.000000,-39.200000 141.000000,-34.000000 141.000000,-34.000000&rft_rights=Records held by Public Record Office Victoria (PROV) are covered by copyright. For information on reusing material from the collection see PROVguide 25 http://prov.vic.gov.au/provguide-25&rft_subject=HISTORICAL STUDIES&rft_subject=HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY&rft.type=dataset&rft.language=English Access the data

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The M.M.B.W. Historical Collection was gathered together and formed by Board officers in the mid-1980s.

The material in the collection consists of:

- correspondence
- letter books and minute books of various M.M.B.W. committees
- letter books and minute books of various historical water works and sewerage trusts
- decisions and precedents
- records of debentures and inscribed stock
- published and unpublished reports on water supply and sewerage
- by-laws and regulations
- published and unpublished histories
- contracts for capital works and progress reports
- tenders
- publicity brochures
- metropolitan planning studies
- accounting records
-employee registers
- information on parks
- newspaper clippings
- biographies of various senior officers
- photographs (including glass plate negatives), and
- maps and plans.

The following consignments have been identified in this series :

- P1:Catalogued material (by 1890-c.1990)
- P2: Notice Papers, Minutes, Returns, Reports & Memoranda (1891-1978)
- P3: Minute Books of Committees : General Index and Subject Index (1892-c.1941)
- P4: Minute Books: Officers & Servants Committee (1891-1978)
- P5: Minute Books: Finance Committee (1891-1978)
- P6: Minute Books: Water Supply Committee (1891-1978)
- P7: Minute Books: Sewerage Works Committee (1891-1978)
- P8: Minute Books: Legislative Committee & Chairman's Record Book (1891-1969)
- P9: Minute Books: Farm Committee (1910-1978)
- P10: Minute Books: Stores Committee (1897-1969)
- P11: Minute Books: Town Planning Committee (1949-1978)
- P12: Minute Books: General Purpose Committees (1969-1978)
- P13: Minute Books: Miscellaneous Committees (1897-1924)
- P14: Minute Books: Sub-Committee (1896-1920)
- P15: Minute Books: Conferences (1892-1938)
- P16: Visitor Books: O'Shannassy & Wallaby Creek (1891-1984)
- P17: Official Visits: Commissioners & Officers (1904-1905)
- P18: Official Visits: O'Shannassy - Commissioners and Officers (1915-1925)
- P19: Indexes to Board Minutes (1891-1929)
- P20: Accounting Records - catalogued (1853-1973)
- P21: Records of Historical Interest - catalogued (c.1850-c.1980)
- P22: Records of Other Water Authorities - uncatalogued (1935-1991)
- P23: Uncatalogued material (c.1850-1991)
- P24: Transcripts of Evidence-Royal Commission Failure of King's Bridge (1963)
- P25: Historic Plans - tubes (c.1850-c.1970)
- P26: Large Photographs (by 1950-by 1992)
- P27: Movie Films - catalogued (c.1970-c.1992)
- P28: Seeger Collection (1841-1970)
- P29: Movie Films - uncatalogued (by 1950-1990)
- P30: Lantern Slides & Negatives (undated)
- P31: Audio Tapes (1976-1979)
- P32: Photograph Albums - boxed (1891-1977)
- P33: Photographic Images - Positive Prints - uncatalogued (c.1920-c.1980)
- P34: Mounted Plans (1928-1975)
- P35: Historical Plans (c.1850-?1950)
- P36: Negatives to the Main Uncatalogued Photograph Collection (1951-1986)
- P37: Slides - uncatalogued (c.1970)
- P38: Large Photographs - catalogued (by 1950-by 1992)

Consignment 8609/P29

This consignment covers both roll film and video formats. Within this list the films have been divided into three categories.

- Small Format - comprising the small rolls of film which are stored together within archive boxes and documented within each box.

- Large Format - large rolls of film kept in canisters and listed as individual items.

- Video Format - Video Tapes

Recording Agencies

Agencies which have been identified as having records in the series, besides the M.M.B.W., include:

Commissioners of Sewers and Water Supply VA 2802 (see VPRS 8609/P21)
- Letter Book 1853-1857 (unit 61)
- Meeting of Commissioners - Minutes 1853-1857 (unit 66)

Melbourne Water Supply (see VPRS 8609/P21
- Letter Book 1880-1883 (unit 62)

Public Works Department VA 669 (see VPRS 8609/P21)
- Melbourne Sewers and Water Supply Book 1862-1891 (unit 264)
- (?) Stock Book - Yan Yean Water Supply 1874-1876 (unit 265)

Sanitary Plumbers' Examination Board of Victoria (see VPRS 8609/P23)
- Minute Books 1955-1989 (units 26 and 27)

Other water and sewerage authorities which have been identified as having records in the series, beside the M.M.B.W., include :

Cranbourne (and Shire of Cranbourne) Sewerage Authority (see VPRS 8609/P22)
- Minute Books 1972-1986 (units 1-11)
Dandenong Sewerage Authority VA 1972 (see VPRS 8609/P22)
- Minute Books 1935-1984 (units 123-142)
- Engineeer's Reports 1936-1970; 1980-1982 (units 143 and 144)

Dandenong Valley Authority VA 1428 (see VPRS 8609/P22)
- Minute Books 1964-1990 (units 105-120)

Dandenong Valley & Western Port Authority (see VPRS 8609/P22)
- Minute Books 1990-1991 (units 121-122)

Dandenong-Springvale Water Board VA 2669 (see VPRS 8609/P22)
- Minute Books 1984-1991 (units 145-162)

Dromana-Rosebud Sewerage Authority VA 1974 (see VPRS 8609/P22)
- Minute Books 1968-1986 (units 24-27; 82-84)

Emerald District Water Board VA 2678(?) (see VPRS 8609/P22)
- Minute Books 1985-1991 (units 100-104)
- previously see Gembrook Cockatoo Emerald Waterworks Trust

Frankston Sewerage Authority VA 1980 (see VPRS 8609/P22)
- Minute Books 1963-1978 (units 70-81)

Gembrook Cockatoo Emerald Waterworks Trust VA 2092 (see VPRS 8609/P22)
- Minute Book 1963-1984 (units 94-99)
- subsequently see Emerald District Water Board

Hastings Sewerage Authority VA 1983 (see VPRS 8609/P22)
- Minute Books 1970-1986 (units 12-22)
- Minute Books - Accountant's Copy 1983-1986 (unit 23)

Healesville Waterworks Trust VA 2097 (see VPRS 8609/P21)
- Minutes 1890-1982 (units 51; 71-76)
- Rate Books 1890-1962 with gaps (units 154-198; 498-500)

Hurstbridge Sewerage Authority VA 1990 (see VPRS 8609/P21)
- Minutes 1974-1982 (unit 53)

Lang Lang Sewerage Authority VA 1999 (see VPRS 8609/P22)
- Minute Book 1962-1971 (unit 88)

Lang Lang Waterworks Trust VA 2116 (see VPRS 8609/P22)
- Minute Book 1960-1971 (unit 89)
- Committee Minute Books 1985-1991 (units 91-93)
- Bylaws & Amendments - Minute Book 1956-1960 (unit 90)

Lilydale Sewerage Authority VA 2000 (see VPRS 8609/P21)
- Committee Minutes 1973-1981 (units 232 and 233)
- Minutes 1977-1979 (units 234-237)
- Minutes of the Ordinary Meeting 1979-1984 (units 1-34)
- Minutes of the Working Committee 1981-1984 (units 35-37)

Little River Water Works Trust VA 2122 (see VPRS 8609/P21)
- Minutes 1967-1983 (unit 484)

Mornington Peninsula & District Water Board VA 2806 (see VPRS 8609/P22)
- Minute Books 1985-1991 (units 85 and 86)
- Miscellaneous Committees 1985-1990 (unit 87)

Mornington Sewerage Authority VA 2009 (see VPRS 8609/P22)
- Minute Books 1939-1985 (units 28-45)

Mt Eliza Sewerage Authority VA 2011 (see VPRS 8609/P22)
- Minute Books 1963-1986 (units 46-54)

Pakenham Water Board (see VPRS 8609/P22)
- Minute Books 1970-1991 (units 55-69)

Springvale & Noble Park Sewerage Authority VA 2030 (see VPRS 8609/P22)
- Minute Books 1949-1984 (units 163-171)

Warburton Waterworks Trust VA 2171 (see VPRS 8609/P21)
- Minutes 1927-1983 (units 38-49)

Werribee Sewerage Authority (see VPRS 8609/P21
- Minutes 1959-1975 (units 63 and 64)

Woori Yallock - Launching Place Waterworks Trust VA 2177 (see VPRS 8609/P21)
- Minutes 1968-1983 (unit 52)

Yarra Junction Water Works Trust VA 2179 (see VPRS 8609/P21)
- Minutes 1969-1978 (units 54 and 55)

Yarra River Improvement Trust VA 1942 (see VPRS 8609/P21)
- Minutes 1958-1983 (unit 50)

Created: 1841 to 1992

Data time period: 1841 to 1992

Data time period: Series date range : Circa 1985 - 1992
Series in custody date range : Circa 1985 - 1992
Contents in custody date range : 1841 - Circa 1992

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  • Local : VPRS 8609