Country Report – An NBN Television Archive Production

By Joshua Curley, Digitisation Officer Late last year a project began at the GLAMx Lab to completely digitise, document and eventually make public an entire collection of one program from within the NBN Television Archive. That program was Country Report and it is now available to the public eye. Country Report was a half hour … More Country Report – An NBN Television Archive Production

THE HISTORY OF RAIL SERVICES IN THE HUNTER VALLEY

By Stephen Miller Stephen is currently studying a Bachelor of Arts at the UON. During Semester 1, 2018 he undertook a Work Integrated Learning (WIL) placement in the GLAMx Living Histories Digitisation Lab digitising part of the NBN Television audio-visual footage. Stephen’s knowledge of rail and transport of the region has been invaluable in identifying … More THE HISTORY OF RAIL SERVICES IN THE HUNTER VALLEY

Teralba Colliery Oral History Project

Out the Gate in 88: The amalgamation of Teralba and Stockton Borehole Collieries This project was co-ordinated by Deborah Waddell, Work Integrated Learning & Bach. of Arts student at the University of Newcastle CLICK HERE TO LISTEN to Teralba Colliery oral histories This collection of oral history interviews delves into the mining community of Teralba … More Teralba Colliery Oral History Project

Three Framed Engravings of Newcastle: 1872, 1889 and 1891

Tom and Glenda Jones have kindly donated three framed engravings to the University of Newcastle’s Cultural Collections, originally published in the Town and Country Journal, and depicting Newcastle in 1872, 1889 and 1891 respectively. We have digitised them at 600dpi for closer inspection below. Click on each of the images to view the higher resolution … More Three Framed Engravings of Newcastle: 1872, 1889 and 1891

[VIDEO] Selected Presentations – Hunter Living Histories Meeting – 4 June 2018

[VIDEO] Selected Presentations from the Hunter Living Histories Meeting held at the IDC Building, University of Newcastle (Australia) on 4 June 2018. 00:00 – 33:05 Deep Time Story for Munibung Hill – Stuart Carter, President – Munibung Hill Conservation Society 33:06 – 01:02:17 Florence Austral (1892-1968) Australian operatic soprano – Phil Warren & Hiliary Oliver … More [VIDEO] Selected Presentations – Hunter Living Histories Meeting – 4 June 2018

Deep Time Project – REFLECTION I

During 2018 several WIL students and volunteers have worked on The Deep Time Project, 3D scanning and photographing artefacts, as well as collating information to better understand this significant Aboriginal archive. This work is conducted in memory and respectfully honours the First Australian People, the Aboriginal People of this land. The following are some observations … More Deep Time Project – REFLECTION I

Deep Time Virtual Reality – Transforming Humanities in the digital age

This information has been compiled for HASS1000 lectures during Semester 1, 2018. This work is conducted in memory and respectfully honours the First Australian People, the Aboriginal People of this land. The Deep Time Project is a digital humanities project and involves many disciplines to help build new knowledge about Aboriginal cultures.  The project is … More Deep Time Virtual Reality – Transforming Humanities in the digital age

Visual Index to Hunter Valley Aerial Photographs

Lachlan Wetherall, in a digital project similar to his historical maps visual index, where he created a visual index to hundreds of our subdivsion plans located in flickr, has now put together another index to the aerial photography that has been recently digitised by our volunteer Jessica Waugh in the GLAMx Digitisation Lab from the … More Visual Index to Hunter Valley Aerial Photographs