Archive for February, 2011

Hurstbridge Advertiser 1922-39 now available on Trove

February 10, 2011

Family matters, Websites:

Another Victorian newspaper has been added to the growing collection of digitised newspapers available on the Trove website. While you can search and browse some issues of the Hurstbridge Advertiser… Read More ›

Summer Sound Beam 2

Summer Sound Beam 2

February 9, 2011

Arts:

Sound Beam is a regular program highlighting recorded music from the Arts audio-visual collection. It is accessible through headphones at selected workstations in the Arts Reading Room. To continue our… Read More ›

Singing cats, crooning pirates, departing friends and surreys with fringes

Singing cats, crooning pirates, departing friends and surreys with fringes

February 4, 2011

Arts:

A few new arrivals in theĀ music collection; something old, something new, something revived…… Seussical: original off-Broadway cast, music by Stephen Flaherty, lyrics by Lynn Ahrens A musical based on the… Read More ›

Locating hard to find immigrants

February 3, 2011

Family matters, Research tips & tricks:

It can be frustrating when you cant find a records of your ancestors arrival in Victoria after completing the research steps outlined in my previous post. There are a range… Read More ›

Finding immigrants to Victoria

February 1, 2011

Family matters, Research tips & tricks:

Before you can begin searching for your ancestorsā€™ arrival in Victoria, I recommend that you begin by doing some background research to decide when he or she may have arrived.… Read More ›