Collingwood Historical Society has published a number of books about Abbotsford, Clifton Hill and Collingwood, and others have been published by community organizations or by Yarra-Melbourne Libraries. All the titles listed below (except those marked OUT of PRINT) are available for sale at Collingwood Library. Collection can be arranged at other branches of the City of Yarra library service. Books may also be purchased by mail; to download an order form, copy and paste this link:
Many titles are also on sale at Brunswick Street Bookstore, 305 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy 3065, and Terrace Gardens (florist) in Queens Parade, Clifton Hill, stocks some titles.
Four titles are published by Collingwood Community Health Centre (Co-health). You can find out pricing and availability below.
Bitter roots, sweet fruit:a history of schools in Collingwood, Abbotsford and Clifton Hill (2008)
Karen T Cummings
Life in Collingwood Today
Brimstone to Bunyip: churches of Collingwood, Clifton Hill and Abbotsford
A short history of Collingwood
Twenties child: a childhood recollection
‘I should be glad if a few elms and oaks were included’: the DarlingGardens, Clifton Hill
Tina Meyer and Graeme Loughlin
The following publications were published by North Yarra Community Health (now part of Co-health). These books are available for sale at Collingwood Library (see details above), and some titles are available from Terrace Gardens (florist) in Queens Parade, Clifton Hill.
Jungle Ball With Diamonds: Portraits of Collingwood’s Younger Men and Women
Missionaries Radicals Feminists – a History of North Yarra Community Health
When Fish Had Feathers: Portraits of Collingwood’s Older Men
Dancing in the Kitchen: Portraits of Collingwood’s Older Women
OUT OF PRINT
The following publications are currently out of print, but may be consulted at Collingwood Library: