We wish to map all our archival resources to the actual maps of the period so that the context of text and place are married up….
NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
As we approach our 50th anniversary in 2015 we want to work with students, staff, alumni, volunteer and support groups, and the community who have all had a hand in shaping the institution.
“This was a perfect opportunity to spark an interdisciplinary ‘science meets the arts’ research approach to these important historical works.”
The Coal River Working Party has assembled an archaeological ‘Time Team’ team with the professional expertise drawn across Government, Business and community to re-discover the Macquarie Pier Foundation Stone.
Follow the search for the Macquarie Pier Foundation and Inscription Stone laid in 1818 at the Newcastle breakwater.
The Jarry – Gray manuscript was purchased in March 2001 as an early settler’s diary by the University of Newcastle Cultural Collections’ then archivist Denis Rowe. Mr Rowe retired soon after and it stayed under lock and key until late 2005….
This historic document, along with Autonomy Day celebrates the University’s emergence as an autonomous institution in 1965.
Originally more than 8,000 glass negatives were stored in the cellar of Ralph Snowball’s Clarence Rd house. Most had not seen the light of day since Snowball’s death in 1925………