Over 200 glass negatives from the Josiah Cocking Photographic Archive were recently digitised by volunteers and students in the GLAMx Digitisation Lab. The archive was transferred to Cultural Collections and stored in archives at the Auchmuty Library, University of Newcastle, together with other archival material from the Cocking family. VIEW Glass Negatives on UONCC … More Josiah Cocking Photographic Archive
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
HEALTHCARE IN NEWCASTLE 1817-1860 Presented at The Hunter Postgraduate Medical Institute one-day seminar at HMRI on 11 November, 2017. Dr Ann Hardy Newcastle hospital is one of the oldest hospitals in Australia, founded in 1817, however limited primary sources have survived relating to healthcare. To commemorate 200 years of the Newcastle Hospital a secondary written … More Healthcare in Newcastle 1817-1860
The Illustrated Sydney News, from time to time, would provide updates on the progress of various townships and cities across New South Wales. In some cases it was accompanied with a spectacular engraving. What fascinates us, besides the wonderful detail, is how it was done? The perspective appears to be in the sky, but how … More Newcastle in 1889 (Illustrated Sydney News 27 June 1889)
This extraordinary view is based upon a photograph taken around 1865. See: https://coalriver.files.wordpress.com/2008/02/1990-mulimbahhouseeje.pdf
B17334 Honeysuckle Project Historical and Industrial Archaeological Survey. C. & M.J. Doring Pty Ltd Consulting Engineers. October 1991. 440p with plans (217 MB PDF File) (Donated by Professor Howard Dick) Digitised by volunteer Matthew Carr-Kirwan.