Official Civic Record of South Australia 1936
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Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (925 pages)
Year: (1936) 2008
Publisher: Archive Digital Books Australasia
The 'Civic Record of South Australia' was published in 1936, South Australia's centenary year.
This volume provides a wealth of information about the history of Adelaide and the development of councils throughout the surrounding suburbs and country districts of South Australia. It provides a history of Colonel Light, the first Surveyor General of the state, a section containing information on the Governors of South Australia and the Mayors of Adelaide, and a history of South Australia beginning in 1836.
The "South Australian Places" section, which is a major part of this volume contains the histories and details of the development of district councils and corporations of cities, suburbs and districts throughout the state. Places covered in this section are: Brighton, Burra, Burnside, Clare, Colonel Light Gardens, Edithburgh, Gawler, Glenelg, Henley and Grange, Hindmarsh, Jamestown, Kadina, Kapunda, Kansington and Norwood, Maitland, Moonta, Mount Gambier, Murray Bridge, Naracoorte, Peterborough, Port Adelaide, Port Augusta, Port Lincoln, Port Pirie, Prospect, Quorn, Renmark, St Peters, Strathalbyn, Thebarton, Unley, Victor Harbor, Wallaroo, and Woodville.
This is followed by the "District Councils of South Australia" section, which lists each council, together with past councillors, many have portrait photographs included.
Comprising of nearly 1000 pages, this is not only a beautiful book, but it is an important record of South Australia's local councils and their history.
High quality scanned images of the whole of the original book. This CD has been bookmarked for easy navigation, and pages can be searched, browsed, enlarged and printed out if required.
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