News

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...
Informal gathering of the Creative Arts Fellows 1978
01
Jun
2015

50th anniversary of ANU Creative Arts Fellows »

The University recently celebrated the fiftieth anniversary of the first Creative Arts fellows. The scheme was initiated by Dr HC Coombs and the...
Professor CP FitzGerald
01
Jun
2015

Australian Centre on China in the world exhibition »

The exhibition 'China and ANU: Diplomats, Adventurers, Scholars' currently on show at the Australian Centre on China in the World on the ANU campus...
01
Jun
2015

Eric Fry labour history scholarship »

The 2015 scholarship was awarded to Andrew DeMayo, a History Honours student at the University of Notre Dame Australia. The scholarship will enable...
Guests that attended the launch of The Naturalist and his 'Beautiful Islands'
01
Jun
2015

Pacific events »

The Archives' current exhibition 'Writings from the Archives' features the archival collections of anthropologist Marie Reay and Charles Morris...
03
Nov
2015

Disaster recovery »

On 20 October a truck carrying a large excavator smashed into the Parkes Way tunnel which runs underneath our Acton Underhill repository. It collided...

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