• University of Melbourne Archives
  1. The Spirit of England in Australia: Alan Bell’s Nightly Broadcasts

    By Harshini Goonetilleke “Lately, I have been strenuously ramming down Australian throats Britain’s efforts and burden – which swell impressively when you are so many thousand …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/archives/the-spirit-of-england-in-australia-alan-bells-nightly-broadcasts

  2. Archives of the disability rights movement

    On 28 March, the University of Melbourne Archives with the Arts Faculty and Scope co-hosted the launch of the Geoffrey Bell Archive, with support from the State …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/archives/1810-2

  3. After the Armistice: Longing for the Sunshine

    Kelly Lenehan “Never in my life have I seen such a real demonstration of joy. People were dancing and singing, bands were playing and the gloom …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/archives/after-the-armistice-longing-for-the-sunshine

  4. Soldier Tourism in the Ray Jones Collection

    Meghan Conrick Over the last century the First World War has fascinated Australians and this interest continues to breathe new life into the personal collections of …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/archives/soldier-tourism-in-the-ray-jones-collection

  5. The Raymond Priestley diaries

    Raymond Priestley was a significant figure across a number of fields. He was born on 20 July 1886 in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England. Educated at Tewkesbury Grammar School, where …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/archives/the-raymond-priestley-diaries

  6. More than a “Degree Shop”

    Ravando Despite his short period (1935-38) in Melbourne, Sir Raymond Priestley made significant reforms at the University of Melbourne. As the first salaried Vice-Chancellor, his boldness …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/archives/more-than-a-degree-shop

  7. Diary Entry Dated February 3rd, 1935

    Christopher Orrell To some a diary may serve as a memory aid, or as a place to collect their innermost thoughts. To others it may function …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/archives/diary-entry-dated-february-3rd-1935

  8. An Antarctic joke and the journey to Australia

    Alice Margrison Antarctic explorer and University of Melbourne Vice-Chancellor Raymond Priestley (1886-1974) kept a meticulous diary detailing his daily activities. This entry comes from the first …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/archives/an-antarctic-joke-and-the-journey-to-australia

  9. Impoverished Artists

    Laurence Marvin S. Castillo The Daub art magazines produced by the students of the National Gallery Art School offer glimpses into the practices of art pedagogy …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/archives/impoverished-artists

  10. “Well, well! What an unenviable job judging must be!” — dissenting reports from the 1947 Travelling Scholarship and Art School Prizes

    Mihai Bacaran    The Judges’ Report in the 1948 issue of DAUB —  consists of two conflicting assessments of the work submitted by students for the Travelling …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/archives/well-well-what-an-unenviable-job-judging-must-be-dissenting-reports-from-the-1947-travelling-scholarship-and-art-school-prizes

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