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

Aboriginal Rock Art & Aboriginal History – Trove search

The following articles on Aboriginal Rock Art & Indigenous history of the Hunter Region, Central Coast were found in TROVE . Articles chronicle how people were writing about Indigenous heritage during the 1800s and early decades of the 1900s.  Some of the articles are quite detailed, describing Indigenous knowledge, practices and rituals. When reading articles be … More Aboriginal Rock Art & Aboriginal History – Trove search

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

Aerial Photographs – Camberwell & Muswellbrook, NSW

Photograph – CAMBERWELL-01-1967-R004C-1481-5198 These aerial photograph refer to the Upper Hunter Region in New South Wales, Australia, taken in 1958 and 1967. The original photographs are located in Boxes C3014 and C3016 in Cultural Collections at the University of Newcastle.  Many thanks to Michael Paver who digitised these photographs at high resolution. Over 700 aerial … More Aerial Photographs – Camberwell & Muswellbrook, NSW

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

Josiah Cocking Photographic Archive

  Over 200 glass negatives from the Josiah Cocking Photographic Archive were recently digitised by volunteers and students in the GLAMx Digitisation Lab. The archive was transferred to Cultural Collections and stored in archives at the Auchmuty Library, University of Newcastle, together with other archival material from the Cocking family. VIEW Glass Negatives on UONCC … More Josiah Cocking Photographic Archive

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

NBN Television Newsnight, 1988 (BETACAM 22)

This Newsnight tape is part of the NBN Television archive and was digitised by our first UON Communication student Tom Sinclair who undertook a WIL (work integrated learning) practicum in the GLAMx Living Histories Digitisation Lab in September 2017. Many thanks to Phillip Lloyd and Barry Nancarrow (former NBN Television staff) who are digitising various … More NBN Television Newsnight, 1988 (BETACAM 22)

NBN Television Newsnight, 1988 (BETACAM 19)

This Newsnight tape is part of the NBN Television archive and was digitised by our first UON Communication student Tom Sinclair who undertook a WIL (work integrated learning) practicum in the GLAMx Living Histories Digitisation Lab in September 2017. Many thanks to Phillip Lloyd and Barry Nancarrow (former NBN Television staff) who are digitising various … More NBN Television Newsnight, 1988 (BETACAM 19)