John Clarke: Women on a roll

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6th December, 2012
The National Library of Australia is a large impressive contemporary building overlooking Lake Burley Griffin in Canberra. Among the documents on display at present are early maps and atlases, Cook’s Endeavour journal, records from Bligh’s unusual voyage, the original sheet music for Waltzing Matilda and the handwritten notes passed between Charles Kingsford Smith and Charles Ulm in the loud and freezing cockpit of the Southern Cross as they flew across the Pacific in 1928. Downstairs is a newspaper and microfilm reading room that holds millions of records. It’s a researcher’s dream. ...

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