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  Cyclopedia of New South Wales
Cyclopedia of New South Wales


 
Our Price: AU$34.50 Inc GST
Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (766 pages)
Year: (1907) 2007
ISBN: 9781920978914

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Product Code: AU2006
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The Cyclopedias that were published for most states of Australia around the beginning of the 20th Century are a significant resource of historical and biographical information on the state concerned - the people, industries, professional, commercial and social institutions and much more.

This CD includes facsimile images of the entire 766 page volume of the original 1907 edition. It has hundreds of biographies and nearly 900 photos, mainly of people whose biographies are included

The following outline of the contents shows the wide scope of this volume.

  • History of N.S.W
  • Constitutional
  • Parliamentary
  • Federation
  • Geographical and Topographical
  • Treasury
  • Mint
  • Taxation
  • Lands
  • Agriculture
  • Forestry
  • Water Conservation and Irrigation
  • Mines and Mining
  • Public Works
  • Water Supply
  • Education
  • Technical Instruction
  • University
  • Colleges
  • Schools
  • Museums
  • Libraries
  • Post and Telegraph
  • Railways and Tramways
  • Law
  • City and Port of Sydney
  • Customs
  • Harbour Trust
  • Navigation
  • Harbours and Lighthouses
  • Fisheries
  • Observatory and Meteorological
  • Ecclesiastical
  • Architecture and Engineering
  • Naval and Military
  • Consuls
  • Local Government
  • Fire Brigades
  • Public Charities
  • Medical Institutions
  • Banking
  • Pastoral
  • Insurance
  • Shipping and Shipbuilding
  • Trade and Manufactures
  • Wine Growers, Merchants
  • Racing Clubs
  • Merchants

Includes special sections on

  • Newcastle
  • Maitland

Greatly enhanced access to Cyclopedia content

As with many other products being published under the Archive CD Books project access to the vast amount of information is now greatly enhanced. There is no index in the original volumes, the full text searching on this CD.

Now that is all changing. The entire text is now easily searched. And the machine read OCR text has been corrected to ensure 100% of the text can now be searched. To illustrate the value of this, the following number of returns were obtained from searching the two volumes.

Sample Search Results
Names
- Blacket - 52
- Macarthur - 94
- Williams - 58

Places - including interstate and overseas
- Albury - 31
- Broken Hill - 49
- Goulburn - 86
- Parramatta - 199
- Melbourne - 262
- Queensland - 209
- London - 459
- England - 528
- Scotland 68

Other
- solicitor -  274
- cricket - 54
- dentist - 24
- hotel - 42
- Presbyterian - 51
- railway/s - 395

The entire text from the two volumes is searchable - names, places and any other words in the text or advertisements.

Originally produced by Archive CD Books Australia in 2006, this title has now been remastered and re-released, and includes better searching capability. This CD contains high quality scanned images of the whole of the original book, and has been bookmarked for easy navigation. Pages can be searched, browsed, enlarged and printed out if required.

System Requirements
  • Any computer using Adobe (Acrobat) Reader 4 or later
  • Adobe Reader 6 or later is recommended for CDs with searchable text

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