TROVE TREASURES Volume 1
This is the first in a series of Volumes re TROVE and it's treasures...
DIARIES, LETTERS, ARCHIVES
There are currently 642,542 items included, 350,000 of which are freely available of the 380,000 online. ..references are made to others, conditions, etc.
A selection as follows...
3,681 FROM SOLDIERS
19 MENTION IRELAND
4 INCLUDE THE WORD IRISH
1,725 FROM ARMY OFFICERS
These are a very rich source of information... they have started with NSW... others to follow...
There are 1,890,955 available so far and you can sort them further into categories. Some are even illustrated...
[ N.B. There are some Government Gazettes for QLD available through Text Queensland, which is one of my favourite sites... they have far more than gazettes there and are well worth a visit...
There are many thousands of books, and over 100,000 freely available... you can read many of them online... including the 109,876 on Social History, among thousands of others.
A huge selection can be read via Open Library, which is another great site..
Via Open Library, you can read, borrow or buy... too many options to detail here... have fun exploring.
"Search maps of Australia and the world. Includes printed sheets, atlases, globes, aerial photographs, star charts, nautical charts and tourist maps."
Can't find that unusual name anywhere? Try...
Geoscience Australia Place Name Search
You can search by name, over all states, or you can define a search e.g. [name of town], online...so you can view online. Some are only available in Reading Rooms, some are free to copy.
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