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A Nation's Imagination: Australia’s Copyright Records, 1854–1968

5 Searching Further Afield in the Archives

Researchers interested in the careers of particular performers, producers, photographers, film-makers, artists, writers and companies frequently will find items of interest in series other than those related specifically to copyright. Sometimes a search on the individual name will uncover a diverse set of files, ranging from matters relating to immigration through to security surveillance. The following examples provide some indication of the diversity of subjects and correspondence that may be located by diligent and wide-ranging archival searching.


Chapter 5
Searching Further Afield in the Archives