An Unidentified Hunter Valley Settler’s Manuscript circa 1832-1833

AN UNIDENTIFIED HUNTER VALLEY MANUSCRIPT CIRCA 1832-1833 Introduction This manuscript account of a settler’s life in the Hunter Region was donated to the University of Newcastle’s Archives by Julie Baird, at the Newcastle Regional Museum in June 2008. The manuscript, which has now been dated as being penned during 1832, and at least July 1833 … More An Unidentified Hunter Valley Settler’s Manuscript circa 1832-1833

The Definitive Algernon Henry Belfield Climate Archive

  The Complete Eversleigh Meteorological Observations for the Years 1877 – 1922 Please find below all of the original observation books by Algernon Henry Belfield. Donated by Richard and Elspeth Belfield. Digitised by William Oates, Archivist at UNE. Compiled by Gionni Di Gravio, Archivist at the UON. Algernon Henry Belfield (1838-1922) Climate Data – Eversleigh … More The Definitive Algernon Henry Belfield Climate Archive

Deep Time Virtual Reality – Transforming Humanities in the digital age

This information has been compiled for HASS1000 lectures during Semester 1, 2018. This work is conducted in memory and respectfully honours the First Australian People, the Aboriginal People of this land. The Deep Time Project is a Virtual Reality experience is associated with and significant cultural heritage site where Indigenous stone tools were found during … More Deep Time Virtual Reality – Transforming Humanities in the digital age

COAL RIVER TRUE CRIME: LET’S SPEND A LIFE TOGETHER

CASE 13: LET’S SPEND A LIFE TOGETHER CARDS In February of 1925 George Gershwin’s jazz experiment Rhapsody in Blue performed to mixed reviews in New York City. Across the Pacific in the small city of Newcastle, 19-year-old Mona May Mary Beacher met Arthur Oates in the humble rooms of the Hamilton card club. The nice girl … More COAL RIVER TRUE CRIME: LET’S SPEND A LIFE TOGETHER

FACT CHECK: Is Toll Cottage (or Rose Cottage) in Bolton Street, Newcastle’s Oldest Building?

    Toll, or Rose Cottage is a mysterious little cottage nestled inside the modern footprint of the Family Law Court in Bolton Street Newcastle. Its quaint size and simple shape immediately calls to mind the convict era cottage structures that you find have survived all over Battery Point in Hobart. Could this little place … More FACT CHECK: Is Toll Cottage (or Rose Cottage) in Bolton Street, Newcastle’s Oldest Building?