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The Resource My ancestor was in an asylum : brief guide to asylum records in Australia and New Zealand, Shauna Hicks

My ancestor was in an asylum : brief guide to asylum records in Australia and New Zealand, Shauna Hicks

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My ancestor was in an asylum : brief guide to asylum records in Australia and New Zealand
Title
My ancestor was in an asylum
Title remainder
brief guide to asylum records in Australia and New Zealand
Statement of responsibility
Shauna Hicks
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
If you have lost an ancestor, or simply misplaced them for a few years, then asylum records may be worth investigating. This brief guide provides an introduction to resources available and how to use these resources effectively
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Cataloging source
VSL
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • handbooks
Series statement
Unlock the past
Label
My ancestor was in an asylum : brief guide to asylum records in Australia and New Zealand, Shauna Hicks
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Publication
Copyright
Note
"The potential value of asylum records for family history research is often underestimated ... people could be placed in an institution for a wide variety of reasons and for maybe only a few days. Asylums were not just for people with mental illnesses, they often were refuges for the old and the destitute. Those people with no one else to care for them or unable to care for themselves often found themselves in institutional care"-- Introduction
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 53) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Abbreviations -- Introduction -- Archival resources -- Other resources -- Overview of resources -- New South Wales (NSW) -- Victoria (VIC) -- Tasmania (TAS) -- South Australia (SA) -- Western Australia (WA) -- Northern Territory (NT) -- Australian Capital Territory (ACT) -- New Zealand -- Conclusion -- Select bibliography -- Index
Control code
000052692968
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
56 pages
Isbn
9781921956348
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some colour)
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)873134681
Label
My ancestor was in an asylum : brief guide to asylum records in Australia and New Zealand, Shauna Hicks
Publication
Copyright
Note
"The potential value of asylum records for family history research is often underestimated ... people could be placed in an institution for a wide variety of reasons and for maybe only a few days. Asylums were not just for people with mental illnesses, they often were refuges for the old and the destitute. Those people with no one else to care for them or unable to care for themselves often found themselves in institutional care"-- Introduction
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 53) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Abbreviations -- Introduction -- Archival resources -- Other resources -- Overview of resources -- New South Wales (NSW) -- Victoria (VIC) -- Tasmania (TAS) -- South Australia (SA) -- Western Australia (WA) -- Northern Territory (NT) -- Australian Capital Territory (ACT) -- New Zealand -- Conclusion -- Select bibliography -- Index
Control code
000052692968
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
56 pages
Isbn
9781921956348
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some colour)
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)873134681

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