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Handbooks for Foreign Genealogical Research :
Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands


Australia

1.	Lea-Scarlett, E. J (Errol J.). 
	Roots and branches : ancestry for Australians / Errol
	Lea-Scarlett. -- Sydney : Collins, 1979. -- 232 p., [4] leaves of
	plates. : ill.
	CS2002 .L4 

  	This case history approach illuminates and explains the types
	of documents available and how to interpret them. The author
	offers both insight and humor in his glossary of terms.
	 
2.	Montague, R. H. 
	How to trace your military ancestors in Australia and New
	Zealand / R.H. Montague. -- Sydney, NSW  : Hale & Iremonger,
	c1989. -- 157 p. : ill. 
	CS2003 .M66 1989 

  	Explains complex military record keeping, provides a complete
	list of military units stationed in Australia, describes the wars
	and campaigns, and discusses memorabilia and medals. 
	
3.	Reakes, Janet. 
	How to trace your family tree and not get stuck on a branch /
	Janet Reakes. -- Sydney : Hale & Iremonger, 1992. -- 72 p. : ill.
	CS2002 .R43 1992 

  	Provides the basics for beginners and includes brief sections
	on aboriginal and New Zealand genealogy, as well as a chapter on
	"Skeletons, Scallywags, and Scandals."
	
4.	Australian Archives. 
	Relations in records : a guide to family history sources in the
	Australian Archives -- Canberra : Australian Govt. Pub. Service,
	c1988. -- xx, 161 p. : ill. 
	CS2002 .A87 1988 

  	Includes bibliographical references (p. 154-155) and index.
	
	This comprehensive guide is divided into major sections:
	Immigration and Shipping; Defence; Population; and Commonwealth
	Government Employees, with descriptions of the relevant records
	and locations. 

5.	Smith, Diane (Diane Evelyn). 
	Lookin for your mob : a guide to tracing Aboriginal family
	trees / Diane Smith and Boronia Halstead. -- Canberra :
	Aboriginal Studies Press, 1990. -- xvii, 132 p. : ill. 
	CS2003 .S65 1990 

  	Explains where to look for information and how to organize it. 

6.	Vine Hall, Nick 1944- 
	Tracing your family history in Australia : a guide to sources /
	Nick Vine Hall. -- Dee Why West, NSW, Australia  : Rigby, 1985.
	-- xvi, 324 p. : ill. 
	CS2002 .V56 1986 <LH&G>

  	Bibliography: p. 307-324. 

  	Provides some historical background for each of the six states
	and two territories, with comments on the makeup of the
	population, immigrant arrivals, birthplaces, and religions. Over
	forty categories of records are discussed. Addresses of archives,
	libraries, and genealogical societies are included as well as
	surnames for which genealogies have been published.

New Zealand

1. Bromell, Anne. Tracing family history in New Zealand / Anne Bromell. -- Wellington, N.Z. : GP Books, 1988. -- 196 p. : ill. CS2172 .B77 1988 <LH&G> Presents maps, illustrations of some documents, and a section on Maori genealogy. 2. Family history at National Archives -- Wellington, N.Z. : Bridget Williams Books, 1991. -- xiv, 162 p. : ill. CS2172 .F35 1991 Reprint of 1990 ed. which is not in LC. Includes bibliographical references (p. 156). Contains sections on the Maori, aspects of immigration, vital records, estates, land and government affairs, mining, the military, and court records (including prison records).

Philippines

1. Santiago, Luciano P. R. The art of ancestor hunting in the Philippines / Luciano P.R. Santiago. -- Quezon City : New Day Publishers, 1990. -- vi, 36 p. : ill. CS1392 .S26 1990 One folded geneal. table inserted. Includes bibliographical references (p. 15-16). This basic guide provides an explanation of Philippine nomenclature and old and new systems of surnames. 2. Vance, Lee W. Tracing your Philippine ancestors / Lee W. Vance with the collaboration of Violeta C. Canon. -- Provo, Utah : Stevenson's Genealogical Center, 1980. -- xii, 771 p. : ill. CS1393 .V36 <LH&G> Discusses basic principles of Philippine genealogical research and location of records. Included are maps of the seventy-six provinces with information about each municipality.
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