Thursday, 19 September 2013

Unlocking family stories - Historical Societies

Throughout Australia you will find historical societies and small museums collecting and recording the history of their local area. There are a number of ways of locating historical societies.

The website of the Royal Victorian Historical Society (RHSV) contains a database of societies affiliated with the RHSV - http://collections.historyvictoria.com.au/rhsvdatabases/societies.htm
CoraWeb lists family history and historical societies in Australia -
http://www.coraweb.com.au/society.htm.
The website of the Federation of Australian Historical Societies is another place to check - http://www.history.org.au/Historical%20societies.html.
Australian Heritage website lists historical societies on its links & resources page -  http://www.heritageaustralia.com.au.

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