The Melbourne Girls Grammar Archives was first established in 1998 to ensure the collection, retention and preservation of the School’s tangible and intangible history.

The Archives provides access to the extensive historical holdings of the School to students, staff and to the wider community,  for research and general historical interest. Melbourne Girls Grammar, through its former students and staff, has made a significant contribution to girls’ education, and to the cultural capital of Victorian and Australian society.

What do we hold?

The MGGS Archives contains an indexed collection of documents, photographs and memorabilia which includes material relating to, inter alia:

  • Student records
  • Staff records
  • Business Records 
  • Records and information on past principals
  • School Magazines 
  • Student publications 
  • Student work 
  • Curriculum 
  • School committees and administration 
  • General historical information 
  • Buildings 
  • Photographs of staff, students, buildings and events
  • Uniforms
  • General Memorabilia

Research Application

If you wish to undertake research using MGGS records, please fill in and print the forms:

Application for Access to Archival Collection

Archives Rules for Access and Use

Completed forms should be mailed to:

The Principal
Melbourne Girls Grammar
86 Anderson Street
South Yarra VIC 3141

Can you add to the collection?

The Archives is always delighted to receive offers of donations of School memorabilia. If you wish to donate items to the Archives, please contact Mrs Helen Moylan or Mrs Philippa O’Connor on the details below.

You will also need to fill in and print the form Archives Deed of Gift

The completed form, along with the donated articles, can be mailed or delivered to:

The Archivist
Melbourne Girls Grammar
86 Anderson Street
South Yarra Vic 3141


Mrs Helen Moylan, Archivist or Mrs Philippa O’Connor, Oral Historian
Telephone: (+61 3) 9862 9200