• University of Melbourne Archives
  1. Journeys of the Imagination – Postcards from the Archives

    by Melinda Barrie, Archivist, University of Melbourne Archives. Working with a wide range of collections in the University Archives I struggle to choose a favourite item …


  2. “Spirit of speed”: Ida Outhwaite and the Shell Fairies  

    by Carmen Mok, Archives and Special Collections Digital Presence Intern  Ida Outhwaite and the Shell Fairies    In my preparation for the #HistoryMonth2020 campaign in October, I began an exploration …


  3. Sir Peter MacCallum: The man behind the monument

    Menu from a Luncheon in India, 25 October 1957.

    By Neville Yeomans This post was written as part of the graduate course Digital Humanities MULT900056. Neville Yeomans is currently undertaking a Doctor of Philosophy in …


  4. Microcosm of a global disaster

    By Margaret Mary Sheehan In the pages of the ‘Influenza Temporary Hospital Staff Register’, held by the  University of Melbourne Archives, is evidence of the Spanish …


  5. Fritz Loewe and polar exploration

    The University of Melbourne Archives is thrilled to announce that the papers of meteorologist and glaciologist Fritz Loewe, first acquired by the University of Melbourne Archives …


  6. Ludwig Hirschfeld-Mack and the Bauhaus

    Colour photograph of two people looking at a table with various spinning tops. Above the table hangs a colour chart and a colour chart explaining how the spinning tops work.

    Jane Beattie, Assistant Archivist Melinda Barrie, Archivist Georgie Ward, Assistant Archivist 2019 marks the centenary anniversary of the opening of the Bauhaus Arts School in Berlin. …


  7. When Greer came home: January – March 1972 ‘Save us from shaggy Germ, O Man.’

    Vanessa O’Neill is the recipient of the Joyce Thorpe Nicholson Fellowship. Her research has explored the impact of Greer’s provocations at key points in time over …


  8. International Women’s Day 2019

    In December 1883 Bella Guerin became the first female student to graduate the University of Melbourne. Women had been granted the same right to tertiary education …


  9. Vicarious communist: a reflection on the empathetic archivist

    Adapted from a presentation given at the symposium ‘Bernie Taft and 1968: Tanks in Prague, Turmoil in Australian Universities’, Friday 24th August 2018 by Jane Beattie, …


  10. International Human Rights Day 2017

    Supporting democracy and human rights is one of the six principles of the Universal Declaration on Archives was adopted by the 36th Session of the General Conference of …


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