Cyclopedia of New South Wales

The Cyclopedias that were published for most states of Australia around the beginning of the 20th Century are a significant resource of historical and biographical information on the state concerned - the people, industries, professional, commercial and social institutions and much more.


Outline of the contents of this volume:

  • History of N.S.W

  • Constitutional

  • Parliamentary

  • Federation

  • Geographical and Topographical

  • Treasury

  • Mint

  • Taxation

  • Lands

  • Agriculture

  • Forestry

  • Water Conservation and Irrigation

  • Mines and Mining

  • Public Works

  • Water Supply

  • Education

  • Technical Instruction

  • University

  • Colleges

  • Schools

  • Museums

  • Libraries

  • Post and Telegraph

  • Railways and Tramways

  • Law

  • City and Port of Sydney

  • Customs

  • Harbour Trust

  • Navigation

  • Harbours and Lighthouses

  • Fisheries

  • Observatory and Meteorological

  • Ecclesiastical

  • Architecture and Engineering

  • Naval and Military

  • Consuls

  • Local Government

  • Fire Brigades

  • Public Charities

  • Medical Institutions

  • Banking

  • Pastoral

  • Insurance

  • Shipping and Shipbuilding

  • Trade and Manufactures

  • Wine Growers, Merchants

  • Racing Clubs

  • Merchants

      Includes special sections on:

      • Newcastle

      • Maitland