NBN Television Archive-1988 Project

In September our first UON Communication student Tom Sinclair undertook a WIL (work integrated learning) practicum in the GLAMx Living Histories Digitisation Lab. He worked on the NBN Television archive with mentors Phillip Lloyd and Barry Nancarrow (former NBN Television staff) digitising various forms of material from 1988, including BVU tapes, Index cards and listing … More NBN Television Archive-1988 Project

COAL RIVER TRUE CRIME: PATRICK COLLINS AND DENNIS DONOVAN

CASE 11: PATRICK COLLINS AND DENNIS DONOVAN PART ONE: MOTHER MATHERS CREEK The Hawkesbury’s final bay is a quintessence of white beaches and small islands whose water sparkles even on cloudy days. Upstream this turns from ultramarine blue to the colour of weak tea, but still clear to the bottom. The banks become thick with … More COAL RIVER TRUE CRIME: PATRICK COLLINS AND DENNIS DONOVAN

OCTAPOD Archival Project – Celebrating 20 years

The OCTAPOD Archival Project was undertaken by Freya Montefiore, UON student on placement at the GLAMx Lab, Auchmuty Library. This collaborative project between Octapod and Cultural Collections project was initiated by Christina Robberds, Director of OCTAPOD to help mark the organisations 20th anniversary.  We were pleased to be able to assist by engaging and supporting … More OCTAPOD Archival Project – Celebrating 20 years

John Bingle’s Personal Copy of the Past and Present Records of Newcastle New South Wales (1873)

Thanks to Mr Ross Edmonds for allowing us to present John R. Bingle’s personal copy of the Past and Present Records of Newcastle New South Wales.(13.8MB PDF File) and map of Puen Buen, John Bingle’s estate of 1800 acres (728 ha) of land at Dart Brook, in the Upper Hunter district. This important historical work … More John Bingle’s Personal Copy of the Past and Present Records of Newcastle New South Wales (1873)