Posted under University of Melbourne Archives

  1. New website: ‘Teaching with unique collections’

    Ever wondered what you could do with Shakespeare’s second folio and a bamboo pipe? These and many more objects along with innovative learning ideas are presented …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2016/10/12/new-website-teaching-with-unique-collections

  2. Bright & Hitchcock: Geelong Archives and the Apricot and Blue 19TH Century Dress

    [Reposted from the UMA Business Archives blog]   I found out about the existence of the University Archives because of a dress. That may sound strange, …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2014/05/27/bright-hitchcock-geelong-archives-and-the-apricot-and-blue-19th-century-dress

  3. War Stories

    Image: Ray Jones, England, 1919, Ray Jones collection, 1981.0081, NN/2520, University of Melbourne Archives The University of Melbourne Archive’s records relating to World War I are …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2012/10/26/war-stories

  4. Seminar on North Mount Lyell Disaster 1912

    Image: A group of men in front of a locomotive at the Mount Lyell Mine in Tasmania, University of Melbourne Archives (UMA), Mount Lyell Mining and …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2012/10/12/seminar-on-north-lyell-disaster-1912

  5. Thomas Bibby Guest

    Thomas Bibby Guest arrived in Sydney in 1852. By May 1856 he  had established a steam biscuit factory in Melbourne in partnership with John Barnes, trading …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2012/09/07/1067

  6. Melbourne’s Maritime History Revealed

    From the Duke’s and Orr’s Amalgamated Dry Docks Ltd collection, no date, item 1972.0042.0110, unit 59, University of Melbourne Archives Living in modern times where advanced …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2012/08/14/melbourne%e2%80%99s-maritime-history-revealed

  7. A Wealth of Detail

    The Rialto, detail of third and fourth stories, c.1890, William Pitt, 1977.0115, University of Melbourne Archives Exhibition: A Wealth of Details, ground floor, Baillieu Library, University …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2012/07/04/a-wealth-of-detail

  8. Historical Records

    The University of Melbourne Archives has recently digitised and made available online a unique collection of recordings of political advertisements from the 1949 federal election campaign. …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2012/05/18/historical-records

  9. Historian Uses Archives to Research Baillieu Biography

    Historian, Honorary Fellow and member of the Archives Advisory Board at the University of Melbourne, Peter Yule recently launched his biography William Laurence Baillieu: Father of …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2012/03/29/historian-uses-archives-to-research-baillieu-biography

  10. Ned Kelly Goes Online

    A new collection item at University of Melbourne Archives, a letter by Superintendant Francis Augusts Hare, reflects on the demise of the Kelly gang. The letter …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2012/03/13/ned-kelly-goes-online

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