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Author:  Hamilton, James C.
Title:  Pioneering days in Western Victoria: a narrative of early station life
Publisher:  Melbourne: Macmillan & Co. Ltd., 1923
Dates of Coverage:  1841-1923  
Shelfmark:  HP1.81.4110

Author:  Henderson, John
Title:  Excursions and adventures in New South Wales, with pictures of squatting and of life in the bush: an account of the climate, productions, and natural history of the colony and the manners and customs of the natives, with advice to emigrants, etc; together with a prefatory chapter on the gold fields, comprising all the information received up to the autumn of 1854: accompanied by plates, and a coloured map of the gold regions.
Publisher:  London: Saunders and Otley, 1854
Dates of Coverage:  c.1838-1854  
Notes:  Contains an account of approximately one year spent by the author travelling and then approximately four and a half years founding and settling on a cattle station. Also contains an acount of the journey to Australia.  
Shelfmark:  K.187.e

Author:  Henderson, John
Title:  Excursions and adventures in New South Wales, with pictures of squatting and of life in the bush: an account of the climate, productions, and natural history of the colony and the manners and customs of the natives, with advice to emigrants, etc.
Publisher:  London: W. Shoberl, 1851
Dates of Coverage:  c.1838-c.1841  
Notes:  Lacking vol. 2. Contains an account of approximately one year spent by the author travelling and approximately four and a half years founding and settling on a cattle station (only the first of these is described in vol. 1). Also contains an acount of the journey to Australia.  
Shelfmark:  Mf.84(5); NE.562.d.15

Author:  Henderson, Robert
Title:  Ninety years in the master's service. Reminiscences of a pioneer evangelist
Publisher:  Edinburgh: Andrew Elliot, 1911
Dates of Coverage:  c.1820-c.1910  
Notes:  Missionary Robert Henderson sailed to Melbourne in 1859. This autobiography contains extracts from his lectures on Australia and a chapter on 'Social and Ecclesiastical Life in Victoria.'  
Shelfmark:  S.160.a

Author:  Hepburn, George
Title:  The journal of George Hepburn on his voyage from Scotland to Otago in 1850 with extracts from his letters written from Otago
Publisher:  Dunedin: Coulls Somerville Wilkie Ltd., 1934
Dates of Coverage:  1850-1883  
Notes:  Edited by Hepburn's grandson William Downie Stewart and with illustrations. This book is divided into two parts; the first is Hepburn's diary about his journey to and arrival in New Zealand, the second is extracts from letters written between 1850 and 1883 about his life there.  
Shelfmark:  NF.1285.d.29

Author:  Hunter, Thelma
Title:  Not a dutiful daughter: the personal story of a migrant academic
Publisher:  Charnwood, ACT: Ginninderra Press, 1999
Dates of Coverage:  1958-c.1990  
Notes:  This autobiography won the 1997 Canberra Critics Circle Literature Award. It tells of Hunter's childhood in Scotland, and primarily of her academic career and family life in Australia from 1958 onwards.  
Shelfmark:  HP1.204.5427

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