Hindmarsh – a short history
Susan Marsden wrote this essay originally as the introductory paragraph and Part one, ‘The physical and historical context’, of the report Hindmarsh Heritage Survey
prepared by John Dallwitz and Susan Marsden (Heritage Investigations), assisted by Rima D’Arcy and Margaret Mary Vervoon, for the Corporation of the Town of Hindmarsh and the Heritage Conservation Branch, funded by the National Estate Programme 1983/4. The unpublished report presents a survey of heritage places in the old inner western suburbs of the then Council, including Hindmarsh, Bowden, Brompton and Croydon, and reflects the information available in that period.The author acknowledges and thanks her report co-authors and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources for permission to reproduce this history.
Housing the Workers in South Australia during World War Two
Susan Marsden, ‘Housing the workers’, Journal of the Historical Society of South Australia
16, 1988; also in Homefront: South Australia at war 1939-1945
Old Parliament House, Adelaide, 1988.
Metropolitan Adelaide: a short history
This essay first appeared as chapter 7 of Jenny Walker (ed.), South Australia’s Heritage,
Department of Environment & Planning, Adelaide, 1986, pp. 87-100. It is republished here with permission, but without the illustrations or the inserted boxes prepared by Iris Iwanicki that are in the original.
Susan Marsden, ‘Playford’s metropolis’, in Bernard O’Neil, Judith Raftery & Kerrie Round eds, Playford’s South Australia: essays on the history of South Australia, 1933-1968
Association of Professional Historians, Adelaide 1996, pp.117-134.
Scenes of Early South Australia: the letters of Joseph Keynes of Keyneton
This essay first appeared in the Journal of the Historical Society of South Australia,
vol 10, 1982, and is reprinted here with minor amendments.
South Australian State Historic Preservation Plan: Historical Guidelines
Susan Marsden, South Australian State Historic Preservation Plan: Historical guidelines
(part 1), SA Department for the Environment, Adelaide 1980, 1983, reproduced here by permission.
The Discovery and Settlement of the Fleurieu Peninsula and the Angas/Bremer Region 1802–1861
This essay first appeared in the Journal of the Historical Society of South Australia
, no.14, 1986, pp.51-66.
The Historic South-West Corner of Adelaide
This booklet was the result of a short project, initiated by the Adelaide City Council, which aimed to produce a picture of the identity and nature of the community living south of Gouger Street and west of Whitmore Square, a residential and partly light-industrial area of the city that for some time held its own character to be highly distinctive and self-supportive. It was published as Bridget Jolly, Historic South West Corner Adelaide
, 2nd edn rev., ed. Bernard O’Neil, Adelaide, Corporation of the City of Adelaide, 2005 (first published 2003), and appears here by permission of the City Council.
The Role of Government in the Formation of Country Towns in South Australia
Susan Marsden, ‘The role of government in the formation of country towns in South Australia’, AF Denholm, S Marsden and K Round (eds), Terowie workshop: exploring the history of South Australian country towns,
University of Adelaide and History Trust of South Australia, Adelaide 1991, pp 38-51.