Deep Time Project

  The Deep Time Project is a University of Newcastle initiative to create an immersive 3D VR simulation of a 6,700 year old archaeological dig of an ancient Aboriginal factory site uncovered in Newcastle West in 2009. Over 5,500 artefacts were discovered on the site by archaeologists working with Awabakal Aboriginal traditional custodians. It is … More Deep Time Project

Congratulations to Dr Ann Hardy and Peter Langton 2017 UON Industry Award Recipients

On Wednesday 15th November 2017, the University of Newcastle held its inaugural Industry and Employability Awards in the University Gallery. Peter Langton, Faculty of Education and Arts student in the GLAMx Living Histories Digitisation Lab, Cultural Collections, Auchmuty Library won the 2017 Work Integrated Learning Student of the Year and Dr Ann Hardy, his GLAMx … More Congratulations to Dr Ann Hardy and Peter Langton 2017 UON Industry Award Recipients

Maitland Flood (1930) Panorama

Hunter Living Histories community researcher, Mr Robert Watson, identified four photographs within the Cultural Collections image archive as a ‘panorama’, and has stitched them together for us. These are the four originals: https://www.flickr.com/photos/uon/6372485563/in/photostream/ https://www.flickr.com/photos/uon/6372488413/in/photostream/ On this next one Robert marked two boys on a homemade raft, and also the rotunda in Maitland Park: https://www.flickr.com/photos/uon/6372490151/in/photostream/ https://www.flickr.com/photos/uon/6372491915/in/photostream/

Natural History Illustration Field Studies & Culture Class NHIL3004 visits the historic sites of Newcastle and Beyond

On the 6th October 2017  the University of Newcastle (Australia)’s Natural History Illustration Field Studies & Culture Class NHIL3004 visited the historic sites of Newcastle. Under the supervision of Dr Bernadette Drabsch, the students were introduced to a variety of important places on a walking tour including Christ Church Cathedral, the former Parsonage site, the … More Natural History Illustration Field Studies & Culture Class NHIL3004 visits the historic sites of Newcastle and Beyond

COAL RIVER TRUE CRIME: NOT A RESERVED GIRL

CASE 12: NOT A RESERVED GIRL We are born into this world without a map. Each new life is a relative soup of random possibility drawn together from family, animal intellect, health and adaptability. If fate is brutally unsympathetic dealing out the combinations, religion reduces life to hope of an afterlife where pain is extinguished … More COAL RIVER TRUE CRIME: NOT A RESERVED GIRL

NEWYhistory App

  The NEWYhistory App is available to Download for FREE on GOOGLE PLAY or APPLE STORE . The NEWYhistory App was officially launched at NewSpace Campus on Monday 6th November at the Hunter Living Histories meeting. In March 2017 Jarred Casely (UON educ. student) was engaged on the project and created the digital architecture for … More NEWYhistory App

BHP Coal Geology Plans

This BHP Coal Geology plan set was donated to the Geology Department at University of Newcastle by BHP Coal Geology, in the early 1960s. The plans were transferred to Cultural Collections and stored in archives at the Auchmuty Library, University of Newcastle (2012), together with other archival material from the Geology Department. We wish to … More BHP Coal Geology Plans