Posted under Australian Red Cross

  1. Historic records are not relics – they are events unfolding

    Stella Marr, Archivist,  University of Melbourne Archives As an archivist, it is an all too common experience to see people puzzle over your stated profession. In …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/archives/historic-records-are-not-relics-they-are-events-unfolding

  2. ‘A Humane and Intimate Administration’: The Red Cross’ World War Two Wounded, Missing and Prisoner of War Cards

    Geneva Bureau

    Fiona Ross Senior Archivist, University of Melbourne Archives Private Rawson’s mother first contacted the Red Cross in early April 1942, six weeks after her son was …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/archives/a-humane-and-intimate-administration-the-red-cross-world-war-two-wounded-missing-and-prisoner-of-war-cards

  3. Unexpected journeys through POW records

    Dr Seumas Spark Dean of Arts Research Fellow, Monash University My first encounter with the Australian Red Cross (ARC) archive was in 2012. The return home …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/archives/unexpected-journeys-through-pow-records

  4. The AIF Malayan Nursing Scholarship

    Nurse Ooi Soh Im (left) and Nurse Alice Chia

    Professor Christina Twomey, Monash University Alice Chia and Ooi Soh Im arrived in Australia in 1947, the first recipients of the Australian Imperial Forces (AIF) Malayan …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/archives/the-aif-malayan-nursing-scholarship

  5. War and Peace: Stories of endeavour from the Australian Red Cross Collection

    Chelsea Harris Public Programs and Audience Engagement, University of Melbourne Archives Within the University of Melbourne Archives’ 20 kilometres of records sits a relatively new acquisition, …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/archives/war-and-peace-stories-of-endeavour-from-the-australian-red-cross-collection