• University of Melbourne Archives
  1. After the Armistice: Longing for the Sunshine

    Kelly Lenehan “Never in my life have I seen such a real demonstration of joy. People were dancing and singing, bands were playing and the gloom …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/archives/after-the-armistice-longing-for-the-sunshine

  2. Soldier Tourism in the Ray Jones Collection

    Meghan Conrick Over the last century the First World War has fascinated Australians and this interest continues to breathe new life into the personal collections of …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/archives/soldier-tourism-in-the-ray-jones-collection

  3. The Raymond Priestley diaries

    Raymond Priestley was a significant figure across a number of fields. He was born on 20 July 1886 in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England. Educated at Tewkesbury Grammar School, where …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/archives/the-raymond-priestley-diaries

  4. More than a “Degree Shop”

    Ravando Despite his short period (1935-38) in Melbourne, Sir Raymond Priestley made significant reforms at the University of Melbourne. As the first salaried Vice-Chancellor, his boldness …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/archives/more-than-a-degree-shop

  5. Diary Entry Dated February 3rd, 1935

    Christopher Orrell To some a diary may serve as a memory aid, or as a place to collect their innermost thoughts. To others it may function …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/archives/diary-entry-dated-february-3rd-1935

  6. An Antarctic joke and the journey to Australia

    Alice Margrison Antarctic explorer and University of Melbourne Vice-Chancellor Raymond Priestley (1886-1974) kept a meticulous diary detailing his daily activities. This entry comes from the first …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/archives/an-antarctic-joke-and-the-journey-to-australia

  7. Impoverished Artists

    Laurence Marvin S. Castillo The Daub art magazines produced by the students of the National Gallery Art School offer glimpses into the practices of art pedagogy …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/archives/impoverished-artists

  8. “Well, well! What an unenviable job judging must be!” — dissenting reports from the 1947 Travelling Scholarship and Art School Prizes

    Mihai Bacaran    The Judges’ Report in the 1948 issue of DAUB —  consists of two conflicting assessments of the work submitted by students for the Travelling …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/archives/well-well-what-an-unenviable-job-judging-must-be-dissenting-reports-from-the-1947-travelling-scholarship-and-art-school-prizes

  9. Priestley’s Penguins

    Andrew Fuhrmann There’s no doubt that Raymond Priestly (1886-1974) had a fondness for penguins. Open any of the fourteen volumes of his Australian diaries (1935-1938) and …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/archives/priestleys-penguins

  10. ‘Daub’ 1947, 1948 and 1949: The Magazine Produced by Students of the National Gallery of Art School

    Daub was a magazine written and illustrated by students of the National Gallery of Art School, now the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) in the …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/archives/daub-1947-1948-and-1949-the-magazine-produced-by-students-of-the-national-gallery-of-art-school

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