Collection

The George Evans Museum exhibition space will be closed during the completion of the new Hume Global Learning Centre - Sunbury.

The George Evans Museum collection includes over 5,000 items including records, objects and photographs.

The photograph collection, includes images dating from the time of European settlement – subjects include:

  • Local families
  • Places and significant events
  • Military photographs
  • Bulla Shire Councillors and events
  • Local buildings
  • The Caloola Training Centre (formally Sunbury Lunatic Asylum)
  • The Sunbury Pop Festival

To view a sample of photographs from the collection, please click here

The wider George Evans collection includes:

  • Early records of the old Shire of Bulla, including rate and minute books
  • Material from the Boardman family, newspaper proprietors in Sunbury for over 75 years
  • Military records
  • Records relating to sporting clubs, churches, shops and vineyards
  • Objects dating back to the settlement of Sunbury

The Museum has also developed historical information files about public figures and places in the area, such as George Evans and his family as well as information about local schools, businesses, wineries and other topics.

Parts of the collection have been made available electronically via the library catalogue. To search for an item, please click here

If you would like to make an enquiry about the collection, please email: contactus@hume.vic.gov.au


Updated : 12:08 PM, 6 March 2018

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