Author Topic: Link: Australian Local History, New Source at the Libraries  (Read 6057 times)

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Link: Australian Local History, New Source at the Libraries
« on: Saturday 23 August 08 01:34 BST (UK) »
H All,

Until recently Prahran Institute Library has held books relating only to Victorian local History.  This is a large collection and well indexed for access.

My newsletter from them today advises they have received a bequest of more than 2,500 books including titles on  Tasmania, NSW SA, Qld & WA. which will now form part of the collection.

Quote: "The first step was to add the books to the database of Australian Librarby hodings- Libraries Australia

This task has been completed now and anyone who consults that database will be made aware of our holdings and can have access to them through interlibrary loan"  end Quote.

I thought this new source may be of interst to R Chatters all round Australia.

Here is the Prahran Mechanics Institute Library website for your interest.


Census information Crown Copyright, from

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