North West Histories Stories of the colonial frontier

Join Dr Kate with special guest Professor Alistair Paterson as they discuss the extraordinary history of the northwest, and some of the special documents held by the State Library that are vital primary sources for new research about the history of collecting in WA.

This conversation covers the letters of William Shakespeare Hall and the memoir of John Slade Durlacher, the pastoral and pearling industries of the northwest, and confronting the difficult histories in our collections of the colonial frontier.

Recorded live on ABC Radio Perth on 15 October 2021.

Last updated on 18 October 2021