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The Resource Local history : a handbook for enthusiasts, G. M. Hibbins

Local history : a handbook for enthusiasts, G. M. Hibbins

Label
Local history : a handbook for enthusiasts
Title
Local history
Title remainder
a handbook for enthusiasts
Statement of responsibility
G. M. Hibbins
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Summary
Resource guide with brief mention of Aboriginal prehistory
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1936-
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Hibbins, G. M.
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Fahey, C.
  • Askew, M. R.
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  • History
  • Local history
  • Australia
Label
Local history : a handbook for enthusiasts, G. M. Hibbins
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references. p. 142.145
Contents
1. Introduction to research : Be realistic about time -- A reconnaissance? -- Speculate with words -- Taking notes -- Sources : Secondary sources -- Referance books -- Primary sources -- Archieve -- Interviewing -- Local legends -- Pictorial sources -- Assessment of sources: Bias and fact -- Judging what you read -- Can you trust the figures? -- Can you believe you eyes? -- Is it authentic? -- The use of sources : Footnotes -- Take care of the sources -- Go to the library prepared -- Reda up the background -- Decimal currency and metric measures -- dating photographs -- Taking photographs -- The flovour of the past -- 2. Land : Looking at patterns : Aboriginal ownership -- Water and squatting -- land sales and registration -- Estates and subdivision -- The titles office -- Twentieth-century maps -- Aerial photographs -- Feet on the ground: Geomorphology -- Geology -- Aboriginal occupation -- Early descriptions -- Parlimentary papers -- Land files -- Local papers -- Gazetters -- Field naturalists clubs -- Naming plants and animals -- A case study of land use: Mordialloc : The terrain -- La Trobe library maps -- Public record office files -- Interaction of primary and secondary sources -- The titles office -- Rate books -- Parlimentary papers: a select committee -- Summary of the sources used -- Pictures and photogarphs -- 3. People : The Aboriginal people -- Demography -- The census -- Population movements -- Migration -- Crude birth and death rates -- Age-specific birth and death rates -- Family reconstitution and other sources -- Tracing and individual : Biographies and obituaries -- Diaries -- Interviewing -- Work : Census information -- Stastical registers -- Parlimentary papers -- Industrial and business records -- Contemporary material -- Diaries -- Probate inventories -- Leisure : Local institutions -- Local newspapers -- Journals of organisations -- Directories -- Pamplets -- Records of organisations -- Parlimentary papers -- Public record office sites -- Keeping records -- 4. Buildings : Biography of a street -- Tracking individual buildings -- Living vonditions and lifestyles : Health reports -- Housing reports -- Probates -- Inquests and official records -- Local newspapers -- Contemporary material -- Personal reminiscenses -- Local history
Control code
M0036850
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xii, 149 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2: Donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Isbn
9780868617640
Other physical details
ill., maps
Stock number
7212b
System control number
0060862
Label
Local history : a handbook for enthusiasts, G. M. Hibbins
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references. p. 142.145
Contents
1. Introduction to research : Be realistic about time -- A reconnaissance? -- Speculate with words -- Taking notes -- Sources : Secondary sources -- Referance books -- Primary sources -- Archieve -- Interviewing -- Local legends -- Pictorial sources -- Assessment of sources: Bias and fact -- Judging what you read -- Can you trust the figures? -- Can you believe you eyes? -- Is it authentic? -- The use of sources : Footnotes -- Take care of the sources -- Go to the library prepared -- Reda up the background -- Decimal currency and metric measures -- dating photographs -- Taking photographs -- The flovour of the past -- 2. Land : Looking at patterns : Aboriginal ownership -- Water and squatting -- land sales and registration -- Estates and subdivision -- The titles office -- Twentieth-century maps -- Aerial photographs -- Feet on the ground: Geomorphology -- Geology -- Aboriginal occupation -- Early descriptions -- Parlimentary papers -- Land files -- Local papers -- Gazetters -- Field naturalists clubs -- Naming plants and animals -- A case study of land use: Mordialloc : The terrain -- La Trobe library maps -- Public record office files -- Interaction of primary and secondary sources -- The titles office -- Rate books -- Parlimentary papers: a select committee -- Summary of the sources used -- Pictures and photogarphs -- 3. People : The Aboriginal people -- Demography -- The census -- Population movements -- Migration -- Crude birth and death rates -- Age-specific birth and death rates -- Family reconstitution and other sources -- Tracing and individual : Biographies and obituaries -- Diaries -- Interviewing -- Work : Census information -- Stastical registers -- Parlimentary papers -- Industrial and business records -- Contemporary material -- Diaries -- Probate inventories -- Leisure : Local institutions -- Local newspapers -- Journals of organisations -- Directories -- Pamplets -- Records of organisations -- Parlimentary papers -- Public record office sites -- Keeping records -- 4. Buildings : Biography of a street -- Tracking individual buildings -- Living vonditions and lifestyles : Health reports -- Housing reports -- Probates -- Inquests and official records -- Local newspapers -- Contemporary material -- Personal reminiscenses -- Local history
Control code
M0036850
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xii, 149 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2: Donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Isbn
9780868617640
Other physical details
ill., maps
Stock number
7212b
System control number
0060862

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