HIST109 - Research Questions

HIST109 - Research Questions

AHM Object List

The following list of objects, ephemera and materials have been identified as useful primary sources relating to topics covered in HIST 109 The Making of Australia (Research Questions).

This list is neither complete nor exhaustive but will provide some direction in locating relevant primary source materials. Students are encouraged to use the Australian History Museum Collection (MCM) database for additional sources.

**All objects, ephemera and materials must be used and examined within** the Australian History Museum.

QUESTION 2: How was a penal colony transformed into democratic communities by the mid-19th century?

AHM1830
(SC/D8)
Object name: The Sydney Herald (April 18 1831 - Jan 2 1832)
Description: Cover book (newspaper facsimilies)
AHM1343 
(SC6D/12)
Object name: 'Etchings of Old Sydney'
Description: Etching in plain envelope
AHM0281
(SC1/D9)
Object name: Great Exhibition Medal 1851
Description: small silver medal
AHM0343
(SC1/D12)
Object name: Shop in Castlereagh Street 1859
Description: copy of photograph
AH84.3 & .4(not in database)
(SC5/D13)
Object: Gold License 1853
Description: 3 x photocopied pages
AHM0487
(SC2/D11)
Object: Circular Quay 1870
Description: laminated copy of drawing
AHM0549
(SC2/D12)
Object: Darling Harbour 1870
Description: Copy of photograph
AHM4271
(SC3/D8)
Object: First Parliamentary election/ Bendigo 1855
Description: copy of painting
AHM0399
(SC1/D13)
Object: Australia Since the Camera
Description: Book

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QUESTION 3: How have historians assessed the impact of European settlement in the 19th century on indigenous Australians?

AHM1503
(SC9/D9)
Object: Quarterly Essay: In Denial the Stolen Generations and the Right
Description: soft cover book
AHM1390
(SC9/ D6)
Object: 20 x image slides
Description: 20 x 19th century images of indigenous Australians
AHM1388 - 1423
(SC9/D6)
Object: 6 x image slides
Description: 6 x 19th century images of indigenous Australians
AHM1474
(SC9/D7)
Object: Understanding the Australian Aborigine
Description: booklet
AHM1853
(SC9/D7)
Object: The Aboriginal Australians
Description: booklet
AHM1393
(SC9/D6)
Object: 'A Corrobory or Native Dance'
Description: reproduction of sketch
AHM1394
(SC9/D6)
Object: The Sydney Mail, 1938
Description: magazine
AH89126
(not in database)
(SC9/D3)
Object: Proclamation 1829
Description: Poster
AHM1269
(SC9/D3)
Object: Cook & Aborigines
Description: reproduction of screenprint
AHM0399
(SC1/D13)
Object: Australia Since the Camera
Description: Book

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QUESTION 4: To what extent did the 'Australian Legend' reflect the realities of life in late 19th century Australia?

AH87.5 (c)
(not in database)
(SC5/D6)
Object: 'From the land where all is sunshine'
Description: postcard with Kangaroo motif
41002321
(SC9/D11)
Object: Research Paper, 1999
Description: 'AIATSIS Research Discussion Paper' Genocide in Australia
AHM1343
(SC6/D12)
Object: 'Etchings of Old Sydney'
Description: Etching in plain envelope

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QUESTION 5: How was gender defined and expressed in Australia between 1890 and 1914?

AHM0398
(SC1/D13)
Object: Australia Since the Camera 1901 - 1914Description: soft cover book
AH87.101
(not in database)
(SC5/D2)
Object: 'Just like mother'
Description: postcard
AH87.102
(not in database)
(SC5/D2)
Object: 'Just like nurse'
Description: postcard
AH94013
(not in database)
(SC5/D13)
Object: Centenary of votes for Women 1994
Description: Commemorative envelope
AH87.5 (b)
(not in database)
(SC5/D6)

Object: 'Lest We Forget' 1908
Description: Postcard

AH94001
(not in database)
(SC5 /D4)
Object: 'Suffragettes in Council'
Description: Postcard
AH90030
(not in database)
(SC5/D6)

Object: 'Souvenir, Women's Work Exhibition 1907'
Description: Postcard

AH86091
(not in database)
(SC6/D11)
Object: Louisa Lawson & The Dawn
Description: document file
AHM0399
(SC1/D13)
Object: Australia Since the Camera
Description: Book

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QUESTION 6: What was the impact of 'White Australia' on the development of Australian national identity in the late 19th and early 20th centuries?

AHM0207
(SC1/D4)
Object: Time Magazine
Description: April 4 1960 (Prime Minister Menzies on cover)
AHM1503
(SC9/D9)
Object: Quarterly Essay: In Denial the Stolen Generations and the Right
Description: soft cover book
AHM1764
(SC9/D5)
Object: Photograph reproduction
Description: Aboriginal woman ironing (early 20th century)
41002100
(not in database)
(SC6/D12)
Object: The Same But Different: Indian & Australian Photographs 1850 - 1925
Description: sepia booklet
AHM1160
(SC3/D8)
Object: Immigration & the White Australia Policy
Description: pamphlet
AHM0027
(SC3/D8)
Object: Eastward Ho!: An Emigrants Guide to NSW (1885)
Description: soft cover booklet
41002499
(not in database)
(SC3/D8)
Object: Family Colonisation Loan Society (1840)
Description: Pamphlet facsimile
AHM0398
(SC1/D13)
Object: Australia Since the Camera 1901 - 1914
Description: soft cover book
AHM0399
(SC1/D13)
Object: Australia Since the Camera
Description: Book

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QUESTION 7: How have historians assessed the Anzac Legend as a representation of the Australian soldier in the First World War?

AH90053
(not in database)
(SC5/D6)
Object: set of 5 x postage stamps
Description: 5 x postage stamps in cardboard wallet, The Anzac Tradition
41002098
(not in database)
(SC7/D3)
Object: Booklet
Description: Order of Ceremony, ANZAC Day Commemoration (2001)
41002114
(not in database)
Object: Booklet
Description: ANZAC Day Orders of Service, Gallipoli (2000)
AHM0861
(SC3/D10)
Object: Book of the ANZAC Memorial (1934)
Description: hard cover book
AH88143
(not in database)
(SC5/D13)
Object: Australian Film Posters 1906 - 1960
Description: soft cover book
AH87.42 (A)
(not in database)
(SC2/D13)
Object: Australian Chivalry, Reproductions of Official Paintings in the AWM
Description: hard cover book

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QUESTION 8: How did Australia's relationship in the Asia-Pacific region change in the period 1945 - 1957?

AHM1683
(SC7/D3)

Object: Stand Easy: After the Defeat of Japan WWII 1945
Description: hard cover book

QUESTION 9: Why did Australian artists and writers reinterpret Australian history and national identity in the period 1945 - 1970?

AHM2575
(SC2/D8)
Object name: The Sounds of the Seventies
Description: 2 x cassette tapes, audio overview of major event of the 1970s

QUESTION 10: How successfully has Australia responded to indigenous issues since the 1967 referendum?

AHM1503
(SC9/D9)
Object: Quarterly Essay: In Denial the Stolen Generations and the Right
Description: soft cover book
AHM1769
(SC9/D5)
Object: 'Reconciliation: Its Up To Us'
Description: badge
AHM3927
(SC5/D12)
Object: The Little Red Yellow Black Book-An intro to Indig. Aust.
Description: soft cover book
AHM2136
(SC9/D6)
Object: Hunter Self Esteem: Aboriginal Education Unit
Description: A4 Booklet
AHM2037
(SC8/D9)
Object: The RDA & Native Title: Implic. Of Stat. Extinguishment
Description: A4 Booklet
AHM1775
(SC9/D5)
Object: Walking Together: November 1998
Description: Magazine
AHM1392
(SC9/D6)
Object: Reference Paper: The Aboriginal Australians
Description: booklet
AHM1767
(SC9/D5)
Object: 'Walk for Reconciliation'
Description: Poster
41002264
(not in database)
(SC3/D13)
Object: Faith Bandler
Description: postcard

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