Jul 18, 2011

Royal Historical Society's History News

The July/August, 2011 History News is now available online.  The Sam Merrifield Library has the latest edition of the Victorian Historical Journal for June, 2011 and available in the Local History Room. Some of the articles in the journal include the following -

Community Cookbooks: Women's Words and Hospitality at Bayswater Church of Christ 1962-1990 by Kerrie Handasyde.

The Arrival and Settlement of Macedonians in the Inner Western Suburbs of Melbourne by Nick Anastasovski. 

Singing in 'a sort of musical chaos': Dame Nellie Melba and the campaign to Lower the Pitch of the Grand Organ in the Melbourne Town Hall by Simon Purtell. 

1 comment:

Lenore said...

Don't forget Susan Priestley's great article on "In Defence of George Higinbotham" New Evidence on Family Relationships", in which she defends Higinbotham against a charge of having a "duplicitous" character. An excellent re-appraisal using solid genealogical evidence.