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 2,690 sources equalling 44,605 pages.
|Map of Australia, 1864||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||Copy of "Sketch of the Ballaarat Goldfields"||The journal of a journey from New South Wales to Adelaide (the capital of South Australia) performed in 1838 by Mr. Joseph Hawdon|