• University of Melbourne Archives
  1. Iron Rations Amongst the Archives

    As ANZAC day approaches, spare a thought for soldiers who depended on ‘iron rations’ when out in the field.  The ‘Iron Ration’ was first carried by …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/archives/iron-rations-amongst-the-archives

  2. In Search of Frank Keating

    Economic Historian Bernard Attard recently discovered some key records in the Gibbs, Bright and Co collection concerning Frank Keating’s role in the pastoral rent battle between the …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/archives/in-search-of-frank-keating

  3. Fletcher Jones Archive

    The Fletcher Jones collection held at the University of Melbourne Archives provides insight into the events, people and places that shaped the career of this charismatic …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/archives/fletcher-jones-archive

  4. Stories Amongst the Vines: Viticultural Society of Victoria New Acquisition

    The Viticultural Society of Victoria (VSoV) played an important role in popularising the fine art of wine drinking in the twentieth century. The VSoV was formed …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/archives/stories-amongst-the-vines-viticultural-society-of-victoria-new-acquisition

  5. Department of Accounting: Professor Colin Brian Ferguson (1949-2014)

    PROFESSOR COLIN BRIAN FERGUSON (1949–2014) Professor Colin Ferguson passed away peacefully after a short illness in his native Warrnambool at the age of 64. Colin had …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/archives/department-of-accounting-professor-colin-brian-ferguson-1949-2014

  6. EE Milston: Personal Records & Records of His Architecture Practice

    Victoria’s monument to those who served in the second world war was designed by a man whose personal experience of that war brought him to Australia.  …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/archives/ee-milston-personal-records-records-of-his-architecture-practice

  7. Do you know what an Arithmometer is for? Check out the National Mutual Life Association of Australasia Objects Collection Available Soon..

    In this post industrial era devices such as the stapler, photocopier and computer have become ubiquitous features of daily office life. We have come to rely on …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/archives/do-you-know-what-an-arithmometer-is-for-check-out-the-national-mutual-life-association-of-australasia-objects-collection-available-soon

  8. Story of Melbourne’s Outer Circle Railway: Book Republished 2014

    Dr David Beardsell is a research scientist and lecturer in Plant Science at the University of Melbourne. The first edition of his book on the history …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/archives/story-of-melbournes-outer-circle-railway-book-republished-2014

  9. Hayward Letters Available Online

    In 2011 the University of Melbourne Archives (UMA) was gifted a series of correspondence between the members of the Hayward Family from the plantation ‘Pieterszorg’ in …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/archives/hayward-letters-online

  10. McPhersons Limited available online June 2014

    Established in Melbourne in 1860 McPhersons Limited recently celebrated its 150th year of continuous business, a major achievement in this day and age of company acquisition …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/archives/mcphersons-limited-new-acquisition

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