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Breaking Down Brick Walls – Aspects of Irish Family History

I am pleased to be invited to speak to the Ballarat & District Genealogical Society for the Irish Ancestry Group on “Aspects of Irish Family History” this Saturday 9 October and am looking forward to travelling up for the day. … Continue reading

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Pandora Archive

I have recently granted the The National Library of Australia a copyright licence to include this blog in the PANDORA Archive. This licence permitted the Library to copy my publication into the Archive and to retain that copy and provide online … Continue reading

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Westminster’s Diary of a Victorian Clerk

Nathaniel Bryceson’s diary is back online. I visited Westminster Libraries and Archives in London in early 2013 as part of my Margery C. Ramsay Scholarship project. I was privileged to view the original diary of Nathaniel Bryceson which archives staff … Continue reading

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Alexander Henderson Award

The Australian Institute of Genealogical Studies (AIGS) presents two prestigious Awards annually for people who have published their family history. The Alexander Henderson Award is for ‘the best Australian Family History’ and the Don Grant Award is for ‘the best … Continue reading

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Museum of Australian Democracy Oral histories

In December the The Museum of Australian Democracy (MoAD) at Old Parliament House in Canberra announced: “We are gradually putting our ‘open access’ oral histories on-line in full. MoAD records and collects interviews relating to Australian parliamentary democracy, political party activism … Continue reading

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Menus, maps and manuscripts

My presentation: Menus, maps and manuscripts: telling stories via heritage collections together with the other presentations presented at the Leading Lights seminar at the State Library of Victoria in October are now online at Victoria’s Virtual Library Infonet   

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A wordle toy created to illustrate posts so far posted on this blog.

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