A guide to the genealogical collection of the State Reference Library of Western Australia by State Reference Library of Western Australia.

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Includes index.

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Statementcompiled by the staff of the Humanities and Social Sciences Division, State Reference Library of Western Australia.
ContributionsState Reference Library of Western Australia. Humanities and Social Sciences Division.
LC ClassificationsCS2002 .S7 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination52 p. ;
Number of Pages52
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2092746M
ISBN 100724469427
LC Control Number88137167

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