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Main Title: Dictionary of Australian biography [electronic resource] / Percival Serle
Author: Serle, Percival, 1871-1951
Archive Digital Books Australasia
Gould Genealogy
Imprint: Archive Digital Books Australasia, c2009.
Collation: 1 computer optical disc ; 4 3/4 in.
Subject: Biography
ISBN: 9781742224732
The 'Dictionary of Australian Biography', by Percival Serle in 1949 includes 1030 concise biographies of Australians. These were men and women closely connected with Australia, and who died before the end of 1942. The average length of each biography is about 640 words, and they can be roughly classified into the following twelve groups: Army and Navy. Artists, including architects, actors, and musicians. Governors and administrators.Lawyers.Literary men and women. Notorieties. Pioneers, explorers, pastoralists, men of business. Politicians. Scholars, philosophers, clergymen. Scientists, including physicians, surgeons, and engineers. Social reformers, philanthropists, educationists. Sporting men (cricketers and athletes). Title from disc label. "Gould Genealogy" -- Label on container. Pages can be searched, browsed, enlarged and printed out if required and has been bookmarked for easy navigation.
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Electronic Resources Library Computers Folder: Australian general Available Not for loan
Electronic resources Loans Desk 920 AUS Available