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 2,825 sources equalling 68,365 pages.
|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||12 Colour Prints: Victorian Gold Fields 1852-3, Tin Dish Washing, Fryers Creek Near Castlemaine, Diggers Licensing Castlemaine Camp, Road From Forest Creek To Bendigo, Eagle Hawk Gulley Near Bendigo, Mt. Alexandre Gold Escort On Road To Melbourne, Gold Buyer Near Forest Creek, Puddling, The License Inspected, Interesting Statement . ., The Newly Arrived Inquiring||Letter from Edward Wakefield to Sir John Jeffcott||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"|