In 1965, the Century Theatre in Newcastle hosted ‘The Big Show’. The lineup included major british artists of the time, such as the Honeycombs, Tony Sheveton, Manfred Mann and The Kinks. The footgage below, found in the NBN archives and digitalised by the GLAMx Lab, shows some of these artists firstly, catching the Koondooloo, one … More The Kinks in Newcastle
Meeting No. 15 of GLAM Peak was held on Friday 26 July and hosted by the National Film and Sound Archive (NFSA). GLAM Peak is the peak representative bodies of the galleries, libraries, archives and museums across Australia – which began meeting in mid-2015, collaborating to enable people to access, use and build on our … More GLAM Peak Meeting 15 National Film & Sound Archive (NFSA) Canberra
During semester 1 of 2019, University of Newcastle’s CMNS2035 Media Production: Television, Students spent some time in the GLAMx Lab viewing historic footage from the NBN Television archive. Students were tasked with assisting with the archival process of viewing digitised old NBN Television footage and capturing ‘metadata’ associated with the historic footage held at the … More CMNS2035 Media Student Television Productions – 2019
The Vera Deacon Regional History Fund is our employment fund established in 2008 in honour of the generosity of Mrs Vera Deacon. Since 2008, close to a hundred donors have joined Vera, in donating to the Fund, and have provided paid employment to our student and community volunteers, who come in every week to work … More The Vera Deacon Regional History Fund
Work Integrated Learning (WIL) opportunities are available for students to undertake placements at the UON’s GLAMx Living Histories Digitisation Lab located at the University Library, Callaghan Campus. You will draw on GLAM (Galleries, Libraries, Archives, Museums) professions across conservation, archival science, librarianship, digitization, metadata and data management, curatorial and digital heritage sectors. You will gain … More GLAMx Lab Professional Placements & Volunteering – Semester 1, 2019
This work is conducted in memory and respectfully honours the First Australian People, the Aboriginal People of this land. The following is a brief outline of the 3D digitisation process used by staff, students and volunteers at the UON’s GLAMx Digitisation Lab. The process uses Artec 3D SPIDER Professional Handheld 3D Scanner and software. Several … More 3D scanning artefacts
We are looking for 20 people to interview about ‘The Store’. Do you have memories of ‘The Store’? Did you work there? Did you shop there? What was your association with ‘The Store’? ‘The Store’ (the Newcastle and Suburban Co-operative Society), once located in Newcastle West, was more than a retail store: it … More ‘The Store’ – whats your story?
This work is conducted in memory and respectfully honours the First Australian People, the Aboriginal People of this land. The following geology report was compiled in 2017 by Sebastian Meredith, and documents the geology associated with artefacts found at the former Palais site at Newcastle West in 2009 – also referred to as The Deep … More Deep Time Archive – Geology
The following article by Joseph Wright was published in the Newcastle Herald on Saturday 10 November, 2018. It covers a history of Newcastle Technical High School that opened in 1939. Joseph is a UON student and undertook a Work Integrated Learning (WIL) placement in the GLAMx Living Histories Digitisation Lab as part of a communications … More Revisiting Newcastle’s Tech High
Congratulations to the following Volunteers from UON Cultural Collections and GLAMx Living Histories Digitisation Lab. Their contributions were recognised at an Awards ceremony on Friday 28 September 2018 at South Leagues Club by Sharon Claydon MP, Federal Member for Newcastle. We sincerely thank them for their hard work and commitment.