Post Tagged with: "Family History Feast"

Family history as history

Family history as history

January 18, 2017

Family matters:

Welcome to our guest blogger – Walter Struve from the Information Services team. At what point do we see family histories as part of broader histories, both national and trans-national,… Read More ›

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Accession no: H2011.36/48

No damned females! Exploring WW1 nursing records with Dr Kirsty Harris.

October 22, 2015

Family History Feast 2015, Family matters:

“No damned female M.O.s in the A.I.F. My responsibilities are quite big enough with 1200 nurses” responded General Neville Howse to the suggestion that female doctors should be allowed to serve with the AIF.

Bringing the war home: repatriation records and the family historian – Don Grant Memorial Lecture

Bringing the war home: repatriation records and the family historian – Don Grant Memorial Lecture

August 18, 2015

Family matters:

The 2015 Don Grant Memorial Lecture was given by Professor Bruce Scates, Chair of History and Australian Studies and Director of the National Centre for Australian Studies, Monash University.

Records of non-British migrants in the Archives

Records of non-British migrants in the Archives

September 4, 2014

Family History Feast 2014, Family matters:

Picking up where I left off last week, the next two Family History Feast speakers were Liz Denny from the Public Record Office Victoria and Andrew Griffin from the National… Read More ›

Lost in translation: anecdotes of family history research in Africa, Turkey and Sicily

Lost in translation: anecdotes of family history research in Africa, Turkey and Sicily

August 26, 2014

Family History Feast 2014, Family matters:

The second presenter of Family History Feast was Diana Hookham, with her talk ‘Lost in translation: anecdotes of family history research in Africa, Turkey and Sicily’. Diana’s husband comes from… Read More ›

More than suitcases: collecting migrant stories at Museum Victoria

More than suitcases: collecting migrant stories at Museum Victoria

August 25, 2014

Family History Feast 2014, Family matters:

Kicking the ball off rolling in this year’s Family History Feast was Dr Moya McFadzean’s (Museum Victoria) presentation ‘More than suitcases: collecting migrant stories at Museum Victoria’ and what a… Read More ›

Family History Feast 2014 is here

Family History Feast 2014 is here

August 25, 2014

Family History Feast 2014, Family matters:

Good morning all! Today is Family History Feast day and we have a great program lined up for you. This year’s event includes presentations by the State Library, Public Record… Read More ›

That elusive Digger – 2013 Don Grant Lecture

That elusive Digger – 2013 Don Grant Lecture

September 5, 2013

Family history events, Family matters:

The final presentation of Family History Feast was the 2013 Don Grant Lecture, delivered by Lt Col. Neil C Smith, AM. His excellent talk That elusive Digger : tracing your… Read More ›

Well armed! The military history collection at the Library

Well armed! The military history collection at the Library

September 2, 2013

Family history events, Family matters:

The 2nd last presentation of Family History Feast was our very own Steven Kafkarisos, with his talk Well armed! The military history collection at the State Library of Victoria. Steven… Read More ›

Military research in the archives

Military research in the archives

August 27, 2013

Family history events, Family matters:

No Family History Feast is complete without hearing how the Public Record Office Victoria (PROV) and National Archives of Australia (NAA) can help us with our research. With the military… Read More ›