History Week 2022 event – From Analogue to digital – ‘Hands On’ audio-visual formats

From Analogue to digital – ‘Hands On’ audio-visual formats History Week 2022: Hands-on History 3 – 11 September 2022 | #HistoryWeek2022 PRESENTATION available HERE About this online event Join the Hunter Living Histories online showcase where the Special Collections and GLAMx team at the University of Newcastle Library discuss their audio-visual digitisation projects spanning the … More History Week 2022 event – From Analogue to digital – ‘Hands On’ audio-visual formats

CACHE Living Digital Heritage (LDH) 2021 Conference Now Online

One of the most thrilling and most exciting online conferences was the CACHE Living Digital Heritage (LDH) 2021 conference. Hosted by the Centre for Ancient Cultural Heritage and Environment (CACHE), Macquarie University, this free event ran from 5-7 November 2021. It covered a range of digital methods and their application to heritage-related pursuits, particularly in … More CACHE Living Digital Heritage (LDH) 2021 Conference Now Online

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

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

Life and Times of the University Of Newcastle’s Central Coast Campus

The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional Aboriginal owners of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal Nation, Darkinung Nation, Biripai Nation, Worimi Nation, Wonnarua Nation and Eora Nation.   1800 – 1820 Ourimbah is Established – Pre University days- 1800s Establishment of the township of Ourimbah. The name of Ourimbah was universally adopted for … More Life and Times of the University Of Newcastle’s Central Coast Campus

Revitalisation of Indigenous Culture & Knowledge Project – review of AV footage 1980s

We acknowledge and pay our respects to the traditional Aboriginal owners of the lands on which our compuses are located, as well as other Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander nations from which our students, staff and community are drawn. Project Description and Context The University archives already has a substantial listing of sources relating to … More Revitalisation of Indigenous Culture & Knowledge Project – review of AV footage 1980s

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

Elsie Leask, 2020 CHASS video submission

(Illustration : Cathy Wilcox, courtesy SMH) Each year CHASS Australia Prizes honour distinguished achievements by Australians working, studying, or training in the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (HASS) sector, including academics, researchers, practitioners, philanthropists, policy makers, and students. In 2020 Elsie Leask entered the 2020 CHASS Prize for a Student in the Humanities, Arts and … More Elsie Leask, 2020 CHASS video submission

The Varied and Forgotten History of ‘Croudace House’ in New Lambton, Newcastle

By Thomas Sharples. (Edited by Dr Ann Hardy) I am currently working on a commissioned project looking at the history of ‘Croudace House’, a building first erected in 1863 to house the Lambton mine manager, Thomas Croudace, and his family. “The works appear well and effectually managed by Mr. Thomas Croudace, whose house is situated … More The Varied and Forgotten History of ‘Croudace House’ in New Lambton, Newcastle