• University of Melbourne Archives
  1. First industry steps for those who feed us

    Argyris Karavis The formation of the Master Caterers Association (MCA) is connected to two major shifts in Australian social life at the turn of twentieth century …


  2. “Fraser meets digger”

    Pauline Georgelin This photo “Fraser meets digger” differs from most of the scrapbook clippings in that it has no date, nor is it pasted into the …


  3. “Bread & Butter issues” in the 1955 Wannon election: Malcolm Fraser and the Labor split

    Timo Eckhardt The Australian federal elections held on the December 10 1955 marked an important change in Australian politics that would endure for the next 23 …


  4. Fraser’s Political Football

    Adam Eldridge-Imamura  In a draft letter dated 6 June 1954 to the Melbourne newspaper The Sun News Pictorial, Fraser disputes an article that was published on …


  5. ‘Dear Householder’

    Electorate letter from Malcolm Fraser, 14 April, 1954

    Anton Donohoe-Marques ‘Dear Householder,’ begins this intriguing letter from former Liberal Party Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser’s first political campaign for the electorate of Wannon, in 1954. …


  6. The Una Fraser Collection

    Una Fraser with Malcolm Fraser, 1930

    The Una Fraser collection in the University of Melbourne Archives includes two large scrapbooks of various ephemera – newspaper cut-outs, photos, letters – collected by Una …


  7. The Overland Letter

    James Graham, overland letter, 12 July 1839

    Nathaniel Cutter James Graham’s Overland Letter provides a vivid account of the early settlement of Victoria and of the hopefulness of many of its settlers, and …


  8. ‘A Humane and Intimate Administration’: The Red Cross’ World War Two Wounded, Missing and Prisoner of War Cards

    Geneva Bureau

    Fiona Ross Senior Archivist, University of Melbourne Archives Private Rawson’s mother first contacted the Red Cross in early April 1942, six weeks after her son was …


  9. The AIF Malayan Nursing Scholarship

    Nurse Ooi Soh Im (left) and Nurse Alice Chia

    Professor Christina Twomey, Monash University Alice Chia and Ooi Soh Im arrived in Australia in 1947, the first recipients of the Australian Imperial Forces (AIF) Malayan …


  10. Women’s Liberation and Feminist Sources at UMA

    Women's Liberation: March on March

    Sue Fairbanks, Acting University Archivist When Germaine Greer visited Australia in 1971 to see her family and promote the paperback edition of The Female Eunuch, the …


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