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Title: Reconstructing a Longitudinal Dataset for Tasmania
Contributor(s): Cowley, Trudy (author); Frost, Lucy (author); Inwood, Kris (author); Kippen, Rebecca (author); Maxwell-Stewart, Hamish  (author)orcid ; Schwarz, Monika (author); Shepherd, John (author); Tuffin, Richard  (author)orcid ; Williams, Mark (author); Wilson, John (author); Wilson, Paul (author)
Publication Date: 2021-08-16
Early Online Version: 2020
Open Access: Yes
DOI: 10.51964/hlcs10912
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Abstract: This article describes the formation of The Tasmanian Historical Dataset a longitudinal data resource spanning the 19th and early 20th century. This resource contains over 1.6 million records drawn from digitised prison and hospital admission registers, military enlistment papers, births, deaths and marriages, census and muster records, arrival and departure lists, bank accounts and property valuations, maps and plans and meteorological observations. As well as providing an account of the many different sources that have been digitised coded and linked as part of this initiative, the article outlines current and past research uses to which this data has been put. Further information on tables and key variables is provided in an appendix.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Grant Details: ARC/DP180103952
Source of Publication: Historical Life Course Studies, 11(2), p. 1-30
Publisher: European Historical Population Samples Network
Place of Publication: Netherlands
ISSN: 2352-6343
Fields of Research (FoR) 2008: 210303 Australian History (excl. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History)
Fields of Research (FoR) 2020: 430302 Australian history
430306 Digital history
380103 Economic history
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO) 2008: 970121 Expanding Knowledge in History and Archaeology
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO) 2020: 280113 Expanding knowledge in history, heritage and archaeology
Peer Reviewed: Yes
HERDC Category Description: C1 Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal
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School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

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