Early Experiences in Australasia: Primary Sources and Personal Narratives 1788–1901 provides a unique and personal view of events in the region from the arrival of the first settlers through to Australian Federation at the close of the nineteenth century. Through first-person accounts, including letters and diaries, narratives, and other primary source materials, we are able to hear the voices of the time and understand the experiences of those who took the great challenge in new lands.
This release includes 5,148 sources equalling 91,484 pages.
|The journal of a journey from New South Wales to Adelaide (the capital of South Australia) performed in 1838 by Mr. Joseph Hawdon||Letter from John Cameron Galbraith to George Galbraith, September 7, 1881||Copy of the handwritten Journal of the Voyage of H.M.S. Buffalo from Portsmouth to the New Colony of South Australia. . . with. . . Governor Hindmarsh||Album with sentimental verses, pressed flowers, riddles, photographs, postcards etc.|