Category Archives: New acquisitions

We’re Not Nice Old Ladies: Records of the Alma Unit for Women and Ageing

by Susan Feldman – Adjunct Associate Professor, Monash University. University of Melbourne Archives recently acquired records relating to the establishment, work and achievements of the Alma Unit for Women and Ageing  a ground-breaking scholarly endeavour at the University of Melbourne that sought to shed new light on the connections between gender, ageing, health and wellbeing. The […]

The Social Policy Archive

In 1993, associate professor in Youth Studies Dr David Maunders saw his vision to establish a Social Policy Archive (SPA) at RMIT University come to fruition. Transfers into the Archive occurred throughout the mid-1990s; much of it coming from lecturers at RMIT and their social welfare sector connections. The SPA was primarily a research collection […]