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History
Australian colonial forces and family history
by Grant Hamston - Last Updated Jan 29, 2015
A guide to researching Australian military personnel serving in Australia and overseas between 1788 and 1902
Australians in World War 1
by Barbara Carswell - Last Updated Apr 17, 2015
This guide focuses on Australians serving in World War 1. It also includes some information relevant to Great Britain, other Commonwealth nations and other combatant nations. There is a section on nurses and women's war occupations.
Bushfires in Victoria
by Katie Flack - Last Updated Jan 19, 2015
Find books, government reports, websites, statistics, newspaper articles and images about Victorian bushfires from 1851 to the present.
Early Australian census records
by Katie Flack - Last Updated Feb 24, 2015
Illuminate Australian society and your family history using census records from 1788 to 1901
Food in Victoria
by Jane Miller - Last Updated Apr 11, 2015
Find information about cooking, cookbooks, restaurants, nutrition, agriculture, provisioning and food studies
Gold miners and mining
by Gerry Brody - Last Updated Mar 30, 2015
Find information about gold miners, mining companies and daily life in historic Victorian goldfields.
How to find items in newspapers
by Paul Dee - Last Updated Jan 27, 2015
Finding newspaper articles, images and more using databases and indexes
How to find newspapers
by Paul Dee - Last Updated Feb 3, 2015
How to find current, historical and online newspapers
Intercolonial and international exhibitions
by Jenny Gissing - Last Updated Feb 24, 2015
People, exhibits and prizewinners at key intercolonial and international exhibitions 1854-1889, and the buildings that housed Victorian exhibitions.
Performance in Victoria
by Kerri Hall - Last Updated Apr 4, 2015
Find information about theatrical performers, performances, theatre companies and venues. Includes everything from drama, opera and dance to circus, puppetry and readings.
Picture research
by Olga Tsara - Last Updated Mar 25, 2015
Guide to finding photographs, illustrations and other images in the State Library of Victoria's collections
Protests, activism & dissent in Victoria
by Katie Flack - Last Updated Jan 13, 2015
Research the history of activism, protests, rallies and campaigners in Victoria using pamphlets, posters, badges, images, articles, interviews and books at the State Library of Victoria.
Researching buildings and houses
by Paul Dee - Last Updated Mar 31, 2015
Learn how to research the history of your house or a prominent Melbourne building using the Library’s collection of architectural drawings, maps and online tools.
The history of the State Library of Victoria
by Kent Ball, Tim Hogan - Last Updated Apr 2, 2015
How to research the history, development, architecture, collections and management of the State Library of Victoria.
Victor Hugo: Les Misérables – From Page to Stage
by Les Miserables - Last Updated Mar 30, 2015
A research guide in association with the State Library of Victoria exhibition. This guide provides links and research advice to help you find out more about Victor Hugo, Les Misérables, and the history, politics and art of 19th-century France.
Victoria's early history, 1803-1851
by Sarah Matthews - Last Updated Mar 24, 2015
A guide to researching the history of Victoria's foundation and early settlement based on published and digitised sources.
Victorian Sheriff's Office warrants
by Lucy Shedden - Last Updated Dec 15, 2014
Access information from historic warrants issued by the Victorian Sheriff's Office from 1838 to 1919.
What it used to cost
by Paul Dee - Last Updated Mar 31, 2015
Provides prices for groceries, houses and wages for Victoria, spanning the 19th and 20th century.

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