The Wallis Album (ca.1817-1818): Aboriginal People of Newcastle and Lake Macquarie in European Colonial Art

All descriptions by the State Library of NSW. http://archival.sl.nsw.gov.au/Details/archive/110365989 Album of original drawings by Captain James Wallis and Joseph Lycett, ca. 1817-1818, bound with ‘An Historical account of the Colony of New South Wales and its Dependent Settlements; in Illustration of Twelve Views Engraved by W. Preston, A Convict; From Drawings taken on the Spot, by … More The Wallis Album (ca.1817-1818): Aboriginal People of Newcastle and Lake Macquarie in European Colonial Art

Under Construction: GLAMx Living Histories Digitisation Lab

GLAMx Living Histories Digitisation Lab The University of Newcastle Library’s Cultural Collections is establishing the GLAMx Living Histories Digitisation Lab in the Auchmuty Library to provide its students with the work experience opportunities to participate and collaborate in a range of exciting archival digitisation research projects. The new facilities will assist in placing our young … More Under Construction: GLAMx Living Histories Digitisation Lab

International Women’s Day (8 March 2017) – Professor Beryl Nashar

By Brooke Sargent (UoN Bachelor of Arts student).    International Women’s Day celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women. The staff and volunteers at UoN Cultural Collections think International Women’s Day is a great opportunity to celebrate the many achievements of the late Professor Beryl Nashar. Professor Nashar made substantial contributions to … More International Women’s Day (8 March 2017) – Professor Beryl Nashar

The Newcastle Fortifications (24 May 1881)

THE NEWCASTLE FORTIFICATIONS. (BY OUR SPECIAL REPORTER.) http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13484259 The Sydney Morning Herald Tuesday 24 May 1881 Page 6 of 10 ******************************************************************* THE NEWCASTLE FORTIFICATIONS. (BY OUR SPECIAL REPORTER.)   On Saturday last Colonel P. H. Scratchley, R.E., C.M.G., and Colonel C. F. Roberts, visited Newcastle for the purpose of inspecting the hill known as Signal … More The Newcastle Fortifications (24 May 1881)