RMIT Library : Special Collections

RMIT University, Australia
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Brief description

RMIT University Library Special Collection

The Library's Special Collection is home to:

  • Material relating to the history and development of RMIT University Library and its collections
  • Items published before 1900
  • Outstanding examples of book production, such as significant illustrative or other graphic material
  • Items of high cost and/or high value 
  • Limited editions of not more than 100 copies
  • Items with significant provenance (history or ownership)
  • Irreplaceable material
  • Artists' books
  • Vulnerable resources


Collection highlights include the Emily McPherson Collection (cookery and home economics) and the Peter Corrigan Collectiom (Architecture)


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Access rights

RMIT University Library Special Collection via appointment only

Contact Information
Swanston Library Building 8, Level 5 (enter via Building 10 level 5) 360 Swanston St Melbourne 3000