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Search Results for: Ah Lem

  1. Death, Decency and the Dead-House:

    Provenance: The Journal of Public Record Office Victoria, issue no. 3, 2004.ISSN 1832-2522. Copyright © Andrew Brown-May and Simon Cooke. by Andrew Brown-May and Simon Cooke Dr Andrew Brown-May is a senior lecturer in the History Department at the University of Melbourne. He is director of the Encyclopedia of Melbourne project and his books include Melbourne street life (1998) and Espresso! Melbourne coffee stories (2001). Dr Simon Cooke comple…

  2. Matron Grace Wilson on Lemnos. Image courtesy of Australia War Memorial

    Matron Grace Wilson on Lemnos. Image courtesy of Australia War Memorial

  3. The Search for a Certain Cure:

    Provenance: The Journal of Public Record Office Victoria, issue no. 10, 2011.ISSN 1832-2522. Copyright © Susanne Davies. by Susanne Davies Susanne Davies is the Convenor of Legal Studies in the School of Social Sciences at La Trobe University. An historian by training, her teaching, research and writing interests span critical criminology, cultural studies, socio‑legal history and gender and sexuality studies. She is the co‑editor of two volume…

  4. A Jewellery Manufactory in Melbourne:

    Provenance: The Journal of Public Record Office Victoria, issue no. 7, 2008.ISSN 1832-2522. Copyright © Ruth Dwyer. by Ruth Dwyer Ruth Dwyer is a freelance researcher and occasional author with a previous involvement in education. As a researcher her main interests are in the Australian decorative arts, the non-British population in nineteenth-century Victoria, and the history of Hawthorn, the suburb in which she lives. Papers concerning the ar…

  5. The Trouble with Otway Maps:

    Provenance: The Journal of Public Record Office Victoria, issue no. 10, 2011.ISSN 1832-2522. Copyright © Barbara Minchinton. by Barbara Minchinton Barbara Minchinton has recently completed her PhD at the University of Melbourne on land selection in the Otways in the nineteenth century. She is intending to extend her study to include settlement in the Mallee during the same period. Abstract Land selection took place in Victoria under different…

  6. A Problem of Value

    It is my understanding that one result applying the existing hardcopy disposal paradigm to electronic information and records is the actual loss of a significant proportion of digital records that have been identified as having “permanent” value. Without a change to the management of records, the retention/disposal of digital records will result in a “skewed” outcome.  Effectively only a small proportion of the digital records identified as per…

  7. ‘The present depression has brought me down to zero':

    …e rest of the state, where in 1931 the figures for those who were out of work were around 26 per cent. 12 Andrew Lemon writes in his history of Northcote, The Northcote side of the river, that more than 1500 people in the municipality were registered as receiving sustenance. Taking their families into account, Lemon estimates that around 5000 of Northcote’s 42,000 residents were reliant on sustenance handouts. But, he adds, many more were a…

  8. Keeping Order:

    Provenance: The Journal of Public Record Office Victoria, issue no. 3, 2004.ISSN 1832-2522. Copyright © Rick Clapton. by Rick Clapton Rick Clapton is a second-year PhD student in the History Department of the University of Melbourne, where he is completing a research thesis on the criminalisation and policing of Melbourne’s traffic between 1900 and 1930. Originally from London, Ontario, Canada, he first became interested in drivers, drivi…

  9. The Royal Oak Hotel, corner of South and Raglan streets, Ballarat

    Provenance: The Journal of Public Record Office Victoria, issue no. 8, 2009.ISSN 1832-2522. Copyright © Helen Dehn. by Helen Dehn Dr Helen Dehn is originally from Melbourne, where she worked as a property manager. She moved with her husband to Beremboke in 1985 and commenced studies at the University of Ballarat, gaining degrees in librarianship, literature and history. Researching Ballarat and its social history led to an interest in family hi…

  10. The Curious Case of the Wollaston Affair

    …veral Ministers of Public Instruction who have refused to interfere’. In August 1924, Edward wrote to John Lemmon, a fellow member of the Australian Natives Association, asking for ‘rectification of a wrong which I have borne for 40 years’. Lemmon displayed interest and raised Edward’s hopes when he asked for a meeting. Before this could be held, however, the Minister made a decision based probably on his predecessors&#821…

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