Social history collection-based research projectsResearch Projects | Updated 5 years ago 'Girlie' Rath photograph Image copyright ECU Museum of Childhood Collection The History department's collections-based research projects include: Material Life in Western Australia – case studies. (Ongoing) Significance assessment including history and provenance of artefacts. (Ongoing) Significance assessment and development of policy and guidelines for management of motor vehicle collection. Stage 1 – 2010 Mining History Collection significance assessment Installation of state of the art storage system for art works and other hung collections Packing and storage of relocated collections from off-site storage facility. 2010-2011.