Hunter Living Histories Meeting – 11 October 2021

Hunter Living Histories Zoom Meeting Hunter Living Histories Meeting held over zoom on Monday 11 October, 2021. 1:00pm – 3:00pm Acknowledgement to Country The Chair delivered an acknowledgement of country. This work is conducted in memory, and respectfully honours the First Australian People, the Aboriginal People of this land. Hunter Living Histories – Presentations and Updates  Archaeological … More Hunter Living Histories Meeting – 11 October 2021

A Month of Murder in the Hunter Valley – Wonnarua People and the Ravensworth Homestead

This work is conducted in memory and respectfully honours the First Australian People, the Aboriginal People of this land. A Month of Murder in the Hunter Valley Video Series A Month of Murder in the Hunter Valley is a four part video series presenting the Wonnarua People’s stories relating to the Ravensworth Homestead in the Hunter … More A Month of Murder in the Hunter Valley – Wonnarua People and the Ravensworth Homestead

Super digitisers save four decades of Hunter regional news television from oblivion

A selection of digitised resources from the NBN Television Archive are available to VIEW HERE on Living Histories A crack team of super volunteer audio visual digitisers from the University of Newcastle’s GLAMx Lab in the Auchmuty Library have managed to safeguard approximately four decades of local Hunter Regional news stories and programmes dating the … More Super digitisers save four decades of Hunter regional news television from oblivion

Tips & Techniques for Dating Historical Photographs

Royal Australian Historical Society (RAHS) in association with WEA Sydney Workshop: Tips and Techniques for Dating Historic Photographs 25 August 2021 11:00 AM – 1PM Presenter: Mr Gionni Di Gravio, OAM Archivist, Special Collections, Auchmuty Library University of Newcastle (Australia) DOWNLOAD Handout – Tips and Techniques for Dating Historic Photographs-GDG   Introduction and Acknowledgement of … More Tips & Techniques for Dating Historical Photographs

‘Story of Middleton’ – First Chaplain at Newcastle, NSW in 1821

At the March Hunter Living Histories meeting Dr Ian Eckford presented the ‘Story of Middleton’ – 200 year anniversary of the first Chaplain at Newcastle, New South Wales. Wednesday, 10 March 2021 marked 200 years since George Augustus Middleton was appointed as the first resident Chaplain to the convict settlement of Newcastle. Dr Eckford also … More ‘Story of Middleton’ – First Chaplain at Newcastle, NSW in 1821

Mrs Vera Deacon, OAM, University of Newcastle Benefactor, Awarded the Order of Australia Medal

Congratulations to our wonderful benefactor Vera Deacon, OAM, whose Investiture Ceremony for her Order of Australia Medal was held in Sydney on 2 December 2020 at 4pm. She was accompanied by her daughter Daria, and University of Newcastle alumna (from its Newcastle University College days) & friend Marilla North. Best wishes from all of us. … More Mrs Vera Deacon, OAM, University of Newcastle Benefactor, Awarded the Order of Australia Medal

Recital ‘Eala Earendel’ by Dr Edward Bridle “The Dapper Gentleman”

  Dr Edward Bridle “The Dapper Gentleman”, Special Collection, University of Newcastle (Australia) recites ‘Eala Earendel’ “Eala Earendel, engla beorhtast, ofer middangeard monnum sended, and sôðfæsta sunnan leoma torht ofer tunglas, þu tîda gehwane of sylfum þe symle inlîhtes!” i.e., O jubar, angelorum splendidissime, / super orbem terrarum hominibus misse, / radie vere solis, / … More Recital ‘Eala Earendel’ by Dr Edward Bridle “The Dapper Gentleman”

ARCHIVAL CHATS – Series of Chapbooks exploring the UON’s Special Collections & Archives

Archival Chats A Series of Chapbooks exploring the University of Newcastle’s Special Collections & GLAMx Lab Archives By Jasmin Thompson Jasmin Thompson is an emerging writer passionate about poetry, zines and experimental non-fiction. Her work often focuses on Australian culture with particular emphasis on the trivial details that make our individual experiences so unique. This … More ARCHIVAL CHATS – Series of Chapbooks exploring the UON’s Special Collections & Archives