Early Experiences in Australasia

Captain CookFlinders University students and staff now have online access to Early Experiences in Australasia: Primary Sources and Personal Narratives 1788-1901.   

Early Experiences in Australasia provides a personal view of events in the region from the arrival of the first settlers through to Australian Federation at the close of the nineteenth century.   This unique database provides first-person accounts, including letters and diaries, narratives, and other primary source materials.

As Flinders University Library was the first institution to contribute to the Archive, almost all the material currently included in the collection is drawn from our very own Borrow Collection. Come to Special Collections to see the originals of these precious documents – http://www.flinders.edu.au/library/info/collections/special/borrow/borrow_home.cfm

Click here to access Early Experiences in Australasia.


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