The Joan Jack OAM Research Centre and Ming Yeung Library

The research centre and library aim to assist, promote and foster interest in the study of Bendigo Chinese History. It houses a collection of records including immigration, cemetery, council rates, family trees, and various research papers. Also available for viewing in our reference library is a collection of local history publications.
An archive of over 21,000 newspaper articles
covering central Victorian Chinese history from the 1850s to the present is available for viewing.

研究中心和圖書館旨在輔助、推進和型塑本迪戈中華歷史的研究。藏有豐富的文獻資料,囊括移民、墓地、地方稅賦、家族族系等方面,也藏有各類研究論文。拜訪我們的文獻圖書館還可以找到大量關於當地歷史的出版物。我們的檔案庫,擁有 21000篇新聞報刊文章以供閱覽,話題囊括18世紀50年代至今維多利亞州中心地帶的中華歷史

Museum archives and collections

Due to the age, condition and fragile nature of some items in storage, public access to the archives and collection is strictly limited to individual researchers and representatives from professional institutions, by appointment only.


Local family history

Donations of family histories, enhances the understanding of life on the goldfields and the struggles of later generations.
Ensure that your family history is preserved, by depositing a copy with our research centre, so that it is accessible to future generations.