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Author Erickson, Rica, 1908-2009.
Title Western Australian biographical index collection, 1974-1989 [microform]
Published/Produced [199-?]

 3rd Floor Reference  MN 1217  Detailed listing    NOT FOR LOAN  
 3rd Floor Microfilm  ACC 3710A  PA32/4/4    NOT FOR LOAN  
 3rd Floor Microfilm  ACC 3711A    NOT FOR LOAN  
 3rd Floor Microfilm  ACC 3712A    NOT FOR LOAN  
 3rd Floor Microfilm  ACC 3713A    NOT FOR LOAN  
 3rd Floor Microfilm  ACC 3714A    NOT FOR LOAN  
 3rd Floor Microfilm  ACC 3715A    NOT FOR LOAN  
 3rd Floor Microfilm  ACC 3716A    NOT FOR LOAN  
 3rd Floor Microfilm  ACC 3717A    NOT FOR LOAN  
 3rd Floor Microfilm  ACC 3718A    NOT FOR LOAN  


Call Number MN 1217
Related titles Dictionary of Western Australians, 1829-1914.
Description 59 microfilm reels.
Notes NOT ON MICROFILM: ACC 3795A (Jan Young's notes), ACC 5143A (proofs of index); ACC 7528A (draft of index)
Access advisory Available for reference; not for loan.
Cite As Battye Library, MN 1217, Rica Erickson collection of Western Australian biographical index, ACC 3710A-3736A, 3754A-3769A, 3780A-3795A, 5143A, 7538A.
Biography/history History. In 1974, initiated as a card index of people who lived in Western Australia prior to 1914. It comprised entries submitted by the public of family trees and histories. These were the basis material for a series of Dictionaries of Western Australians.
Finding Aids Detailed listing available (MN 1217)
Summary Files of information and documents submitted to Dr. Erickson for the compilation of the "Dictionary of Western Australians", including convict information used in v. 2, "Bond 1850-1868". The sources include family records, memoirs, church records, cemetery records, newspapers, diaries, government gazettes, almanacks, directories, census lists, shipping notes and passenger arrivals. With 2 typescripts of parts of the index. Jan Young's records consist of cemetary transcriptions and transcriptions on births, deaths and marriages, particularly those relating to the Avon Valley (Toodyay, Northam and York districts). [Often referred to as WABI].
Subjects Pioneers -- Western Australia -- Archives.
Convicts -- Western Australia -- Archives.
Western Australia -- Biography.
Western Australia -- Genealogy.