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  1. ‘Salut Comarada’’ An Australian experience of the Spanish Civil War

    The 17th of July marked the 80th anniversary of the beginning of the Spanish Civil War. Despite taking place on the other side of the world, …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/archives/salut-comarada-an-australian-experience-of-the-spanish-civil-war

  2. Archive of a Refugee Scientist

    Today 9 June is International Archives Day, and in September the International Council on Archives is holding its Congress in Seoul on the topic of Archives, …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/archives/archive-of-a-refugee-scientist

  3. Secrets and Signatures

    Rebekah J. Harris – PhD Candidate in History at the University of Melbourne School of Culture and Communications The most alluring aspect of an archival family collection …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/archives/secrets-and-signatures

  4. Epic drive from Melbourne to Adelaide “exceptionally unpleasant”

    Motoring enthusiasts Russell Grimwade and G.P.Smith completed the first motorcar trip between Melbourne and Adelaide taking place over 5 days from May 30th to June 3rd …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/archives/epic-drive-from-melbourne-to-adelaide-exceptionally-unpleasant

  5. “Single men from Scotland keenly sought”

    “Single men from Scotland are keenly sought” writes James Butchart to his father on his arrival in Port Phillip, where he expects his exercise of the …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/archives/single-men-from-scotland-keenly-sought

  6. 125 years of horticultural education – celebrating Burnley Campus

    Jane Wilson Volunteer Archivist, Burnley Archives Friends of Burnley Gardens The last few weeks have been very busy for me, the Volunteer Archivist for the Burnley …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/archives/125-years-of-horticultural-education-celebrating-burnley-campus

  7. Mindswap: The Female Eunuch Index Cards

    The Old View, index card

    By Rachel Buchanan, Curator, Germaine Greer Archive The first card is written in a black Texta that has faded, 47 years on, to a bruised purple. In …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/archives/mindswap-the-female-eunuch-index-cards

  8. Australian Flora – Eucalypts in focus

    On the 26th of January each year, new Australian citizens are given native saplings during Citizenship ceremonies around the country. Many of these saplings will be …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/archives/australian-flora-eucalypts-in-focus

  9. Mrs Pankhurst, her daughter and the Prime Minister: the suffragettes and the Great War

    Emmeline Pankhurst to Billy Hughes

    The recently released movie Suffragette has introduced a new audience to the extraordinary history of the movement for women’s suffrage in the United Kingdom, in particular its …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/archives/mrs-pankhurst-her-daughter-and-the-prime-minister-the-suffragettes-and-the-great-war

  10. “Sugar and spice and all things nice…”

    Poster of two children, a boy knitting and a girl playing with a truck, with the caption "boys or girls, what does it matter all children should have the chance to find out what really interests them and what they really enjoy doing"

    Dr Sebastian Gurciullo, Assistant Archivist What are little boys made of? What are little boys made of? Slugs and snails And puppy-dogs’ tails That’s what little …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/archives/sugar-and-spice-and-all-things-nice

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