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Finding Families: The Guide to the National Archives of Australia for Genealogists

Chambers, Margaret


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Explains National Archives finding aids and control systems, uses primary sources to show the different kind of records.
x, 330 p. : ill., facsims., ports. ; 30 cm. #0821 (Light rubbing to bottom edge of cover.)

The focus of this publication is on the range of records of most value to genealogists, those in which essential details of former lives are held. Exploring official records reveals the facts of these lives: of where and when and how men and women served their nation in wartime; or settled in a new country; or were employed on public projects; or were educated or assisted through Commonwealth government agencies.
The records
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People
Security and Intelligence
Works and property
Parliamentary, census and ceremonial records
Education and training
Arts and science
Government employment
Legal and customs
Repatriation, health and welfare
Appendix A. Select bibliography
Appendix B. NAA addresses and hours of opening
Appendix C. Genealogical societies
National Archives of Australia — Catalogs. | Public records — Australia — Catalogs. | Public records — Australia — Catalogues. | Australia — Genealogy — Archival resources.

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AuthorChambers, Margaret
Number of pagesx, 330 p. : ill., facsims., ports. ; 30 cm.
PublisherHale & Iremonger
Year Published1998
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