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Tag Archives: shipping lists

Stories found within the major shipping list project: 1852-1923

Public Record Office Victoria Volunteer, Liz Buckle, takes us on an historic journey capturing highlights from the enormous Shipping List project, which, after 24 years was finally completed in 2012. Inwards and Outwards shipping lists 1852–1923         When I was asked to present at this year’s end of year function, it was suggested that I should […]

In praise of PROV Volunteers

On 7 December, PROV held the end of year function for all of our volunteers.  This is an annual event which enables us to express our deep appreciation for their fine work. During this year responsibility for the management of volunteers was passed to the Collection Management Team and so this year’s function was especially […]

Volunteers celebrate 22 years of research

Volunteer Leonie Marshall writes of an extraordinary milestone in Public Record Office Victoria and her experience researching original records. A little celebrated anniversary passed through our Volunteers’ Room last week. This marked the 22nd year of transcription of the Passenger Lists and other volunteer activities at the Public Record Office. The volunteer program has seen […]