Cat No.: AU6005:
This second Tasmanian Cyclopedia is a wide ranging historical and biographical overview of the state in 1931 - the people, towns, industries, professional, commercial and social institutions and much more.
The Cyclopedia includes thousands of illustrations, the larger number of these being portraits of those whose biographies are included. These are not just the rich and famous, but include a high percentage of the ordinary citizens in each community.
This CD set includes facsimile images of the entire 420 page original edition.
It is arranged as follows:
Introduction and historical sketch of Tasmania
Government and Administration
Notable Events and Dates
Primary Industries - Fruit, Mining, Agriculture and Pastoral, Timber, Tobacco and Hops
Naval and Military
City of Hobart
Institutions, Societies etc.
Old Hobartian Association
Commercial and Industrial
Woven throughout are numerous biographies, many with photos
The entire text is searchable - names, places and any other words in the text. This will pick up many more names than are listed in useful, but limited index.
No. of CDs is: 1 ; Format is: PDF ; Searchable?: YES;
FastFind: Yes; ISBN No.: 9781920978600;