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.
|Valentine poem from Richard Eales Borrow to Charlotte Ann Mitchell||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||Cartoon "A Nice regulation" "When female pupil teachers only are instructed by a master, some responsible adult female shall be present during the whole time such instruction is being given"||Return of Burke & Wills to Coopers Creek|