Margaret Henry (1934-2015) & the Social History of Medicine in Newcastle

The Fringe Histories theme for May is ‘Medical Histories’. Dr Jude Conway has submitted the following post about Margaret Henry (1934-2015) and the social history of Medicine in Newcastle. By Dr Jude Conway While living in England for two stints in the 1970s the late historian and community activist, Margaret Henry, completed a Masters thesis … More Margaret Henry (1934-2015) & the Social History of Medicine in Newcastle

Fringe Histories series- Dr Anne von Bertouch OAM

During March, Special Collections shared social media posts of some of the region’s amazing women and their contributions. We received heartfelt comments and memories about Dr Anne Von Bertouch OA (1915-2003) Anne was gallery director of the Von Bertouch Gallery 1962 – 1998 in Newcastle located in Cooks Hill. Her galleries played a big part … More Fringe Histories series- Dr Anne von Bertouch OAM

Call for blog posts – Fringe Histories

This project Calls for blog posts on Hunter Living Histories website. If you are a student, alumni or academic we invite you to contribute a blog post to Hunter Living Histories website on themes reflecting diversity, our marginalised communities and lost histories on the fringe of research, using Special Collections resources. Some of our online … More Call for blog posts – Fringe Histories