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Researcher: Alexander, AA (Dr Alison Alexander)

Fields of Research

Australian history
British history
Biography

Research Objectives

Understanding Australia's past
Expanding knowledge in psychology
Expanding knowledge in history, heritage and archaeology
Expanding knowledge in human society
Understanding past societies
Civics and citizenship

Career Best Publications

A Turning Point in Women's History? The Foundation of the Women's Christian Temperance Union in Australia; Tasmanian Historical Studies
Building a Nation; A Wealth of Women: Australian Women's Lives from 1788 to the Present
Tasmanian Stories: The John Lees Forums. Forum 2 - Living History Today - The Legacy of the Past
The Eastern Shore: A History of Clarence; Clarence City Council

Research Publications

'Interfering woman': Jane Franklin and Van Diemen's Land politics; Papers and Proceedings: Tasmanian Historical Research Association
A Turning Point in Women's History? The Foundation of the Women's Christian Temperance Union in Australia; Tasmanian Historical Studies
Aboriginal Land Rights
Aboriginal Language Today
Agfest
Ambulance Services
Anne Clarke
Archery
Arthur, George
Badminton
Benevolent Societies
Blue, Black and White: the History of the Launceston Church Grammar School, 1846-1996; Launceston Church Grammar School
Bowls
Boxing
Brighton and Surrounds: A History of Bagdad, Black Brush, Bridgewater, Brighton, Broadmarsh, Dromedary, Elderslie, Pontville, Old Beach and Tea Tree; Brighton Council
Bruce Charles (Bill) Mollison (b 1928)
Building a Nation; A Wealth of Women: Australian Women's Lives from 1788 to the Present
Challenge to industry, 1974-1998; Glenorchy 1964-1998
Charles Davis (1824-1913)
Charles Davis 150 Years; Harris Scarfe Holdings
Charles Rowcroft (1798-1856)
Chigwell House: The Ups and Downs of a Colonial Residence; Tasmanian Historical Research Association: Papers and Proceedings
Churches; Glenorchy 1964-1998
Clarence
Coach and Bus Services
Collinsvale; Glenorchy 1964-1998
Convict Legacy
Council develops its traditional activities; Glenorchy 1964-1998
Council moves into new areas; Glenorchy 1964-1998
Croquet
David Burn (c1799-1875)
Discrimination against Germans in Tasmania in the First World War; Tasmanian Historical Research Association Papers and Proceedings
Dobson, Mitchell and Allport: The History of a Tasmanian Legal Firm; Papers and Proceedings (Tasmanian Historical Research Association)
Dog Racing
Drought, bushrangers, blight and more: the horrors of early farming; Tasmanian Historical Research Association Papers and Proceedings
Early Days; A Wealth of Women: Australian Women's Lives from 1788 to the Present
Early Women Doctors in Launceston; Effecting a Cure: Aspects of Health and Medicine in Launceston
Early Women Doctors in Tasmania 1907-1927; Medicine & Society: Past, Present and Future
Edward (1781-1859) and Maria (1780-1859) Lord
Enid Muriel Lyons (1897-1981)
Ernest Willian (Bill) Barwick (1905-97)
Euphemia Grant Lipp, William Borrodaile Wilson and his family; Tasmanian Historical Research Association Papers and Proceedings
Food and Fashion at Federation; Tasmanian Historical Research Association: Papers and Proceedings
From the Drive-In to the Technopark, 1960-1990; Glenorchy 1964-1998
Gender; The Companion to Tasmanian History
Glenorchy in the 1990s; Glenorchy 1964-1998
Gourlay's Confectionery Shop
Growing With Strength: A History of the Hobart City Council 1846-2000; Hobart City Council
Hard Times; A Wealth of Women: Australian Women's Lives from 1788 to the Present
Heritage and tourism; Glenorchy 1964-1998
High-Tech Industries
History
Hobart
Housing (Public)
Independent Schools
Independent Schools in Tasmania; Tasmanian Historical Research Association Papers and Proceedings
Industrial Relations at the Electrolytic Zinc Works, 1916-85; Tasmanian Historical Studies
Industry in the boom years, 1945-1973; Glenorchy 1964-1998
Iron Founding and Metalworking Industry
Jackson's Lock and Brass Works
James Bonwick (1817-1906)
Jessie Catherine Couvreur (1848-97)
Kelp Harvesting
Kempton
Louise Nellie Lovely (1895-1980)
Mannalargenna
Marie Caroline Bjelke Petersen (1874-1969)
Marilyn Quirk, Echoes on the Mountain: Remarkable Migrant Stories From the Hydro Villages of the Tasmanian Central Highlands; Tasmanian Historical Research Association Papers and Proceedings
Mary Ogilvy: The Evolution of A Grand Lady: The Mary Ogilvy Homes, 1946-2006; Mary Ogilvy Homes Society
Melissa Paula Carlton (b 1978)
Michael Mansell (b 1951)
Midlands Landowners
Midwifery
Military Camps
Motorcar Racing
Netball
Nursing
Nursing in Tasmania, 1804-1914; Effecting a Cure: Aspects of Health and Medicine in Launceston
Pamela (Pam) Clarke (b 1942)
Parks
Patricia Jean (Patsy) Adam-Smith (1924-2001)
Patriotism and Enlistment in Brighton, 1914-1918; Tasmanian Historical Research Association Papers and Proceedings
Pentecostal or Charismatic Churches
Personalities; Glenorchy 1964-1998
Peter's Foundry
Philanthropy
Photography
Pigeon Racing
Popular Music
Port Sorell
Prostitution
Putting People First. Island State Credit Union, 1970-2000; Island State Credit Union
Queenstown
Race Relations
Radio
Raymond Alfred Ferrall (1906-2000)
Reality and reputation: convicts and Tasmania in the nineteenth century; Tasmanian Historical Research Association Papers and Proceedings
Recreational Fishing
Repression, Reform and Resilience: a history of the Cascades Female Factory; Convict Women's Press
Richard Miller Flanagan (b 1961)
Robert Knopwood, Hobart Town Diary 15 February 1804-28 February 1805; Tasmanian Historical Studies
Roderic O'Connor (1784-1860)
Roy Cazaly (1893-1963)
Rutile and Zircon
Shooting
Shopping; Glenorchy 1964-1998
Shops
Silk and Textiles
Small Fruits
Softball
South Africans
Sports; Glenorchy 1964-1998
Students First. Tasmania University Union 1899-1999; Tasmania University Union
Surf Livesaving
Tasmania's Convicts: hardened criminals, ordinary people?; Ancestor
Tasmania's Convicts: how felons built a free society; Allen and Unwin
Tasmania's Reputation
Tasmania's Unsung Heroes; Tasmanian Historical Research Association Papers and Proceedings
Tasmanian Stories: The John Lees Forums. Forum 2 - Living History Today - The Legacy of the Past
Telegraph and Telephone
Television
Tertiary Colleges
The 1920s; A Wealth of Women: Australian Women's Lives from 1788 to the Present
The Ambitions of Jane Franklin: Victorian Lady Adventurer; Allen and Unwin
The Australian Maritime College
The Australian Woman; A Wealth of Women: Australian Women's Lives from 1788 to the Present
The Boom Years; A Wealth of Women: Australian Women's Lives from 1788 to the Present
The Brighton-Pontville Area
The Brisbane Hotel
The Calvert Family
The Cameron Family
The Chung Family
The Churches of Christ
The Cornwall Hotel
The Eastern Shore: A History of Clarence; Clarence City Council
The Electrolytic Zinc Works
The First World War; A Wealth of Women. Australian Women's Lives from 1788 to the Present
The Hope and Anchor
The legacy of the convict system; Tasmanian Historical Studies
The Mercury
The Midland Highway
The O'May Family
The Rosny Children's Choir
The Shot Tower
The Talbot Family
The Women's Movement; A Wealth of Women: Australian Women's Lives from 1788 to the Present
The Youl Family
Thomas Burbury (1809-70)
Timothy Gibson Bowden (b 1937)
Today; A Wealth of Women: Australian women's Lives from 1788 to the Present
Transport
Trotting
Truganini (Trugernanner, Trukanini, Trucanini) (1812?-76)
Vegetables Other Than Potatoes
Walker's Flowers
Webster Limited
William Carl Morris: An Addendum; Tasmanian Historical Research Association Papers and Proceedings
William John Turner Clarke (c1801-74)
Wilson and Sons
Women Earning a Living in the Arts, 1803-1914; Tasmanian Historical Research Association: Papers and Proceedings
You're in Roo Country!: the History of the Clarence District Football Club, 1884-1996

Research Projects

Companion to Tasmanian History; Department of Tourism, Arts and the Environment (DTAE)
Jane Franklin in Tasmania. Edition of her journals and correspondence, 1837-1843; Australian Research Council (ARC)

Research Candidate Supervision

"A White Rag Burning"- Irish Women who Committed Arson in Order to be Transported to Van Diemen's Land
A history of dress in Van Diemen's Land 1803-1856
Elizabeth Fenton- Fulfilling her destiny
Emily's Empire- Emily Dobson and the National Council of Women of Tasmania, 1899-1939
Impact of World War I on Tasmanian women
New Mountain, New River, New Home? The Tasmanian Hmong
The rise of non-bank financial intermediaries in Tasmania 1929-1939