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.
Engineers Australia Newcastle Division Oral History Archive The Engineers Australia Newcastle Division Oral History Archive is a collection of audio tapes, over 50 in total, held in Cultural Collections at the University of Newcastle’s library. The Oral History interviews are available at Livinghistories@UON – CLICK HERE TO LISTEN This oral history project highlights the diverse … More Engineers Australia Newcastle Division Oral History Archive
Three reels of 16 mm film by the late James (Jim) Murphy have been digitised in the NBN Television Archive at the GLAMˣ Living Histories Digitisation Lab in the Auchmuty Library, University of Newcastle. The footage was donated several years ago and is now publicly accessible. UON Work Integrated Learning student Brydie McEvoy is coordinating … More Newcastle Film 1950s – James Murphy
The following paper was delivered at the 20th INTERNATIONAL ROCK ART CONGRESS IFRAO 2018 VALCAMONICA Darfo Boario Terme (BS) Italia 29 August – 2 September 2018. “Rock Art as a Contextual Archive: Respecting Cultural and Spiritual Dimensions within a Comprehensive Scientific Approach” This paper approaches Rock Art as a human archive; applying archival theory to archaeological … More Rock Art as a Contextual Archive