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State Records Authority of New South Wales: The index covers records maintained by the Governors' Secretaries, reflecting all aspects of the administration of the Australian colony from 1788 to 1825. The Index is arranged by surname and subject, concentrating on the early inhabitants of our nation; the convicts, settlers, indigenous Australians and colonial officials. It also contains entries relating to ships, subjects, towns and localities. The index contains references to the Colonial Secretaries Papers 1788-1825, available on microfiche (mc N 763) or microfilm (mfm N 257) in the Newspapers and Family History zone of the Main Reading Room.
State Records Authority of New South Wales: This index, compiled by the State Records Authority of New South Wales, lists unassisted passengers who came to New South Wales at their own expense, during the period 1842-1855. The list includes ships' crew. This index refers to records of ships' passenger and crew lists, which are available on open access at mfm N 229 in the Newspapers and Family History zone of the Main Reading Room.
Public Records Office Victoria: Searchable index to names of unassisted passengers who boarded ships to Victoria, Australia, from British and Foreign ports between 1852 and 1923. The results screen displays some detail on each passenger and Port type (B, F or N), fiche and page numbers where more detail can be found in the passenger lists. These registers are available on microfiche at mc N 1135 (Foreign ports), mc N 1655 (British ports) and mc N 2256 (New Zealand ports) in the Newspapers and Family History zone of the Main Reading Room.
Public Record Office Victoria: An index to wills and probate records created between 1841 and 2009 in Victoria. The index entry contains links to digitised probate records to 2009.
Archives Office of Tasmania: The Archives Office of Tasmania holds records relating to probate including wills, 'grants of probate', and Letters of Administration up to the mid 1990s. This online index covers the period 1824 to 1989 and contains links to some digitised wills.
National Library of Australia: A description of the microfilm collection held at the National Library of Australia containing the records of those Indians who went to Fiji as indentured labourers.
National Centre of Biography: Indigenous Australia contains biographical entries on Indigenous Australians. It also brings together all entries on Indigenous Australians found in the National Centre of Biography's biographical websites; Australian Dictionary of Biography, Obituaries Australia, Labour Australia and Women Australia. The site also supports special projects such as the Australian Indigenous Autobiography Archive.
State Library of New South Wales: A part of the Rediscovering Indigenous Languages project which aims to preserve and revitalise some of the oldest languages in the world by locating, digitising and providing access to Indigenous word lists, language records and other cultural documents. Initially includes the collections of the State Library of New South Wales but contributions from other collecting institutions and indigenous communities are invited.
U.S. Census Bureau: The International Data Base (IDB) is a computerized data bank containing statistical tables of demographic, economic, and social data for all countries of the world. The Summary Data section allows you to click on the name of a country and view vital statistics (birth rate, death rate, growth rate, infant mortality rate, fertility rate, life expectancy), and population estimates and projections (for 1950 to 2050). You may also download the database and software to use the database. There is more information here than in the summary data, and provisions are available for generating tables, maps, graphs, charts, and lotus spreadsheets.
RISM: Online database of over 700,000 mainly manuscript music sources, comprising the works of over 25,000 composers. The manuscripts date from after 1600 and are preserved in the libraries and archives of 32 countries. Data has come from the RISM (Repertoire International des Sources Musciales) publication Series A/II: Music manuscripts after 1600, previously available in print and CDRom formats.