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  1. Germaine Greer Meets the Archivists

    8 March 2017 (International Women’s Day 2017) Kathleen Fitzpatrick Lecture Theatre, The University of Melbourne By Rachel Tropea, Senior Research Archivist, Digital Scholarship (University of Melbourne), …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/archives/germaine-greer-meets-the-archivists

  2. ‘Well, hello machine’: Timecoding audio in the Germaine Greer Archive

    by Kate Hodgetts, Audio Cataloguer Imagine that you are a passenger in a car. The car is being driven through the British countryside. Your driver, Germaine …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/archives/well-hello-machine-timecoding-audio-in-the-germaine-greer-archive

  3. Audiovisual collections at University of Melbourne Archives

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    Emma Hyde Emma Hyde began working at the University of Melbourne Archives (UMA) in 2012 as the Audiovisual Archivist in a project supported by the Miegunyah …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/archives/audiovisual-collections-at-university-of-melbourne-archives

  4. “sheets and a bed – glorious”

    “sheets and a bed – glorious.” So describes Wilberforce Newton’s delight in his hospital accommodations on 12th November 1915. Plagued by suspected bronchitis whilst serving with the …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/archives/sheets-and-a-bed-glorious

  5. Boxing, Ballroom dancing, and the Bishop of Coventry: Festival Hall and Stadiums Pty Ltd

    Throughout most of the 20th century, Festival Hall in Dudley Street, West Melbourne was the focal point for the city’s entertainment business. The booking diaries for …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/archives/boxing-ballroom-dancing-and-the-bishop-of-coventry-festival-hall-and-stadiums-pty-ltd

  6. Farewell to Christine Elias

    Suzanne Fairbanks, Deputy Archivist Sophie Garrett, Assistant Archivist At the end of June 2015 the University of Melbourne Archives (UMA) will say farewell to Christine Elias who has …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/archives/farewell-to-christine-elias

  7. Locating, labelling and listing: the Locations Data Upgrade Project

    As a substantial project approaches its culmination, UMA celebrates a number of benefits for researchers and staff and donors. Due to the UMA Digital Finding Aids …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/archives/locating-labelling-and-listing-the-locations-data-upgrade-project

  8. A Tale of Two Heritages

    Plastic advertising sign, Agents for National Mutual Fire Insurance Company Ltd, c1970

    Shane Talia is a recent graduate of the Master of Cultural Heritage program at Deakin University. From October 2013 to March 2014, he completed an internship …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/archives/a-tale-of-two-heritages

  9. William Kennedy Laurie Dickson- A Legacy of the Moving Image

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    Emma Hyde UMA’s holdings span three centuries of audiovisual formats and recent findings in the collection represent the very beginnings of what we now know as …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/archives/william-kennedy-laurie-dickson-a-legacy-of-the-moving-image