Lost Mosman

16 Apr

This is the link for the Mosman Historical Society’s new ‘Lost Mosman’ website in which I am involved.

http://www.lostmosman.com

 

The Sulmans in the Blue Mountains

22 Mar

My paper on the Sulmans in the Blue Mountains, which began as an address to the 2014 Annual General Meeting of the Blue Mountains Association of Cultural Heritage Organisations, is attached. Versions of it were also used for talks in 2014 to the Springwood Historical Society and the Blue Mountains Family History Society and the Blue Mountains Historical Society in 2015.

SPRINGWOOD THE SULMANS IN THE BLUE MOUNTAINS IMAGES

 

 

Early history of 11 Fairfax Road, Mosman

24 Jan

Attached is a 2013 report by Phillipa Morris of the Mosman Historical Society on the house in which I live.

11 FAIRFAX ROAD

 

Memories of Mosman Streets

24 Jan

My contributions to ‘Mosman Memories of Your Street’ are at:

http://mosmanmemories.net/story/114/memories-of-iluka-road

http://mosmanmemories.net/story/268/moving-to-fairfax-road-in-1983

 

 

The adventures of ‘Waltzing Matilda’

23 Jan

Attached is the text of a short Australia Day talk that I am giving for the Royal Australian Historical Society. Also attached is a compressed version of the the images I will show.

Flight of Waltzing Matilda RAHS 1

WALTZING MATILDA FLIGHT COMPRESSED

Report on the Laperouse Museum

17 Jan

In 2012 I chaired a committee for the New South Wales government on the Laperouse Museum and wrote the attached report. It is now a public document.

Laperouse Museum Report July 2012-5

Tom Stannage and Australian local history

16 Jan

My recent article in the Public History Review is attached.

Local history 2013

Darrell Lewis, Where is Dr Leichhardt?

19 Dec

My recent Aboriginal History review of Darrell Lewis’s Where is Dr Leichhardt? is at: http://epress.anu.edu.au/apps/bookworm/view/Aboriginal+History+-…e+thirty+seven%2C+2013/10891/review-carment.xhtml#toc_marker-31

Northern Territory Chief Ministers

6 Dec

I gave this paper at the annual History Colloquium in Darwin on 9 November 2013.

Northern Territory Chief Ministers

 

Growing up in Mosman

9 Jun

The attached text is of a talk that I gave to the Mosman Historical Society in 2009 as part of an evening session on ‘Growing up in Mosman’.

MOSMAN MEMORIES-5