Tag: Archive Digital Books Australasia

Australia’s Aldine Histories: A Key Resource

The Aldine histories are an essential reference work if your are researching in Queensland, New South Wales or South Australia. Authoritative, not only in the narrative history, but containing many thousands of biographies of early personalities and noted identities for each region – including those in regional areas. They also include beautiful photographs and sketches of scenes and buildings illustrating life and places as they were in the past.

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Highlight: History of South Australia: Foundation to Jubilee

It was a lifelong wish of George Fife Angas’ (one of the founders of South Australia), that a history be written about his adopted homeland, South Australia. Sadly having died in 1879 he never saw that dream fulfilled, as it wasn’t until 1893 when Edwin Hodder wrote this book, (all 800 pages of it) that the task could be considered complete …

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Gould Genealogy’s Australia Day Sale

Archive Digital Books Australasia has digitised over 2000 titles that relate to Australian history and genealogy. As Australia Day is almost here, we’ve decided to celebrate with some specials on a few of their titles. So for the next week you can save $10 off each of the following titles.

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Vintage Australian Telephone Books

Vintage telephone books are an immense resource for historians. Really you say? Why? Well genealogists can use them to see where their ancestors were living at the time. And social historians can use them to see who in the town had a telephone, as well as what businesses were ….

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