Set of navigation charts of part of the South Australian section of the River Murray from Swan Reach to the eastern boundary of the State, 153 to 405 ¾ miles from the Murray mouth. Produced and issued by the Engineer-in-Chief’s Department, South Australia, published by A. Vaughan, SA Government Photo-lithographer in 1910. Scale approximately 1:9,600.
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Set of detailed fire insurance maps from the State Library of South Australia’s map collections. The map set covers part of the City of Adelaide, South Australia and was surveyed and drawn 1911-1914 by John Reid Ferguson for the Fire Underwriters’ Association of South Australia. Scale approximately 1:480. Includes parts of North Terrace, King William
Military survey maps from the Australia 1 inch to the mile series held in the State Library of South Australia’s map collections. This map series was originally prepared by the Australian Section Imperial General Staff and later by the Royal Australian Survey Corps. These topographic maps at scale 1:63,360 include roads, railways, towns, rivers, creeks
365 catalogue records including material that has been collected from Local, State and Federal elections related to South Australian candidates. Also includes State and Federal referendums; Local elections 1879 – 2010; State elections 1893 – 2014; Federal elections 1901 – 2010; Referendums 1911 – 1999; State referendums 1965, 1970, 1982. Includes details of candidates, electorates,
Between 1916 and 1919 the South Australian Red Cross Information Bureau undertook research into over eight thousand enquiries from family and friends of missing Australian Imperial Force personnel who fought in WW1. The data contains the names and service detail of the soldier enquired upon and eyewitness; name and address of enquirer, dates of death,
Selection of images (53) from the State Library of South Australia’s Bradman Collection. Sir Donald Bradman is regarded by many as the greatest batsman in the history of cricket and was one of Australia’s most revered sporting personalities. From the late 1960s he donated much of his personal collection of cricket memorabilia to the State
These photographs (approximately 920) were taken by Captain Samuel Sweet, sea captain and photographer of colonial South Australia. Sweet began working as a photographer in Adelaide in 1867. In 1875 he retired from the sea and established his own photographic studio in Adelaide. He took photographs around South Australia, developing them in a horse-drawn darkroom.
The photographs (approximately 660) were taken by Ernest Gall, a South Australian born photographer active from the 1880s to the 1920s. In 1899 he was described as a ‘distinctly modern professional photographer’. Gall is noted for his photographs of civic events, portraits and photographs showing Adelaide’s development into a growing modern city.
Heroes of the Great War Indexing Project – over 17,000 references to notices published in the South Australian newspaper The Chronicle between 1915 and 1919 under various headings including ‘Heroes of the Great War’, ‘Heroes of the Empire’, ‘Died on Active Service’ and ‘Biographical’. The notices were placed by relatives and friends of World War
Heroes of the Great War Indexing Project – over 17,000 references to notices published in the South Australian newspaper The Chronicle between 1915 and 1919. Some service personnel had more than one notice within the paper. The notices were published under various headings including ‘Heroes of the Great War’, ‘Heroes of the Empire’, ‘Died on
A selected and wide range of digitised archival and published materials from the State Library of South Australia’s SA Memory program. SA Memory is an online gateway to South Australian history, heritage and culture. This multimedia website focuses on the South Australian experience – what makes South Australia unique. SA Memory illustrates and interprets themes
A list of Dewey call numbers and count by number of items or by title and copies in the South Australian Public Library One Card Network (SAPLN) collection. This dataset is no longer updated because the method of compiling the statistics has changed and comparable figures are no longer available.
Selected sheet music (100 individual songs) related to or published in South Australia. The collection is particularly strong on the genre of patriotic songs from World War One and sentimental ballads. Includes full colour scan of the sheet music and additional contextual research.
This dataset includes 45 oral histories from the project S. A. Speaks’: An Oral History of Life in South Australia before 1930. The interviewees were broadly representative of the population of South Australia as it was in the first three decades of the twentieth century. ‘S. A. Speaks’ was a Jubilee 150 project conducted by
Photographs relating to Sir Ross Smith and Sir Keith Smith and the 1919 Epic Flight from England to Australia. For more information about the Smith brothers and their prize-winning flight see the State Library of South Australia’s [Sir Ross and Sir Keith Smith, pioneer aviators](https://digital.collections.slsa.sa.gov.au/pages/smith-brothers “Sir Ross and Sir Keith Smith, pioneer aviators”) website.