‘How Devonshire Street Cemetery Sydney is Presented Today as Public History in our Digital Online World’


Mrs J E Foster photographing graves Devonshire Street Cemetery, c.1901 [RAHS Foster Glass Slide Collection]

Historian Cathy Dunn will speak on the technologies that are being used by public historians and the general public to access collections and research materials and discover more information and resources on this old cemetery of Sydney (1819 – 1901).

Gone are the days of travelling and spending hours or even days in libraries and archives repositories doing research, plodding through catalogue cards and even struggling with placing microfilm reels on the film readers. What technology and online media platforms feature archives pertaining to Devonshire Street Cemetery and where are the records online.

Date and Time: Wednesday 1 March 2017 @ 7:30pm – 9:05pm
Venue: Elouera Room, Tradies, The Kingsway, Gymea NSW
Cost: Donation to Botany Bay Family History Society
Enquiries: botanybayfhs@yahoo.com.au



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