News

09
Sep
2016

Watch the 2016 Annual Archives lecture - Did the Grim Reaper win? »

You can now watch this lecture at on the ANU Youtube channel. Users will have to sign in due to the nature of some of the content. Presented by ANU...
Brian Lewis, the ANU's first architect, Sir Douglas Copland, ANU Vice-Chancellor and RG Osborne, ANU Registrar at the Easter Conference
16
Aug
2016

New online exhibition - The 1948 Easter Conference »

Read about how Australia's national University was designed in our latest online exhibition.
Kings Cross Hotel 1965
16
Aug
2016

Sydney hotel records now online »

The Noel Butlin Archives Centre at the ANU has some wonderful New South Wales hotels records from Tooth and Company. The 'yellow cards', summary...
A chip of wood from the original CSR Building
28
Jun
2016

60% of item lists on Archives database »

Another milestone has been reached with 60% of our item lists entered on the database. We are now entering large lists for our most-used company...
Trove at the National Library of Australia
01
Apr
2016

Archives records now searchable in Trove »

With just a few clicks from their desktops researchers all over the world can now find University Archives and Noel Butlin Archives Centre...
01
Dec
2015

Annual lecture »

In August the annual Archives lecture was delivered by Professor David Merrett, an eminent economic historian from the University of Melbourne, on...
01
Dec
2015

Staff news »

Sarah Lethbridge was acting University Archivist from September through November while Maggie Shapley was on long-service leave. Maggie presented a...
01
Jun
2015

Newly processed collections »

In conjunction with the data entry project, we have appraised, arranged and described a significant number of small collections in the Noel Butlin...
01
Jun
2015

Database news »

Over half of our item lists have now been entered in the Archives database. We have been able to use optical character recognition (OCR) software to...
01
Jun
2015

Recent accessions »

The ANU Archives recently received a small collection of material from the estate of Miss Joan Duffield (1910-2014). The donation includes early...

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