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People and Parliament: Landmark Decisions 1855-2006

Celebrating the 150th anniversary of responsible Government in Victoria

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PROVENANCE: Celebrating 30 Years of the Victorian Public Records Act

Presenting research in the field of archives and records management, the annual journal Provenance provides an arena for scholarly discussion and debate. This beautiful publication was launched in 2003 as part of PROV’s 30th anniversary celebrations.

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walata tyamateetj: A guide to government records about Aboriginal people in Victoria

Public Record Office Victoria and the National Archives of Australia hold many government records about Aboriginal people in Victoria.  This guide is designed to help Victorian Aboriginal people find records about their family and country. It will also assist anyone researching the history and administration of Aboriginal affairs in Victoria to find relevant records.

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PROVENANCE: First Years of the Victorian Archives

Presenting research in the field of archives and records management, the annual journal Provenance provides an arena for scholarly discussion and debate. This beautiful publication was launched in 2003 as part of PROV’s 30th anniversary celebrations.  This second issue marks the centenary, in July 2003, of the first transfer of public records into archival custody in Victoria.

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Eureka: From the Official Records

Ian MacFarlane carefully reconstructs the events of the Ballarat Riots in 1854 and the Eureka Stockade from the records of the time. Both vivid and factual, this book is a useful resource for teaching or learning about Australia’s home-grown revolution.

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Ten Victorian Women

Ten Victorian Women
explores PROV’s records to reconstruct the lives of ordinary and not-so-ordinary Victorians. Explore these stories and pick up valuable clues and new directions to take your own research.

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A Matter of Record

A Matter of Record: a history of Public Record Office Victoria  explores the history of formal government record-keeping that culminated in the establishment of a Public Records Office in the 1970s.

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Summary Guide to the Public Records of Victoria

Public Record Office, Victoria 1990

To be read in conjunction with the List of Holdings 1985 Edition 1994 Reprint

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List of Holdings: 1985 Edition 1994 Reprint

The List of Holdings remains the primary guide to the majority of the Public Record Office’s holdings.  Users of the Public Record Office are reminded that more comprehensive information about government administration in Victoria, and inventories of records brought into custody since July 1985 are available in the Summary Guide to the Public Records of Victoria.

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Archival Heritage poster

This collectors edition poster is a must for lovers of Melbourne’s history.  Printed on beautiful stock, the poster would make a wonderful talking point in any classroom or home.

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Private Lives, Public Records

Family History Resources at Public Record Office Victoria

By: Bronwyn Fensham, Barbara Wels and Kasia Zygmuntowicz

Paperback
Published: 2004

Description
Have you ever wondered about your ancestors?  How, when and why they came to Victoria, where they settled, what they did for a living? (And what is that rattling in the closet?)

The answers to these and many other questions can be found at Public Record Office Victoria (PROV).  PROV holds Victoria’s state archives, keeping the records of past generations in trust for this generation and those to come.

Private Lives, Public Records is an essential guide to navigating your way into and through PROV’s enormous collection.

Family history can be a labyrinth.  Trace your own story with confidence by following the basics of establishing your family tree, using our helpful tips and shortcuts, and reading family history case studies.  For seasoned travellers, as well as those just starting out, this book is brimming with information about popular and less well-known records on immigrations, land and housing, education, employment, health and legal issues.  It also provides tantalising glimpses of other paths to explore.

Whether your family history journey leads you down well-trodden paths or on more shadowy detours, don’t leave home without Private Lives, Public Records to show you the way.

Product Details

ISBN: 1 876677 53 8
Audience: Family historians
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 166
Published: 2004
Weight (kg): 0.5

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