Browse Archives (155 total)

The WDL makes it possible to discover, study, and enjoy cultural treasures and significant historical documents on one site, in a variety of ways. Content on the WDL includes books, manuscripts, maps, newspapers, journals, prints and photographs,…

More than 200 primary sources, plus an essay on analyzing gender through primary sources.

Collection of photographic postcards and one illustrated postcard relating to the 1909 and 1911 strikes/lockouts/industrial disputes which occurred at Broken Hill, New South Wales. The annotated postcards were sent by William Harris to his family…

William George Agate was the eldest son of Moses and Minnie Agate. The Agate children included William (known as Bill ), Beatrice Florence (known as Foddie or Florrie), Mary (known as Molly), James Frederick (known as Jim) and Richard, (known as Dick…

This collection contains 517 posters, most issued by governments to influence behavior and public morale. Most items are from the period beginning with the start of World War I and concluding with the end of World War II.

The Warscholar Timeline indicates what major conflicts were going on across the globe in any given year or time period. With the thousands of conflicts that man has been engaged in over the past 5,000+ years of recorded history, it includes both the…

A collection of photographic images documenting more than than forty years of social history and key events that have taken place on the University of Wollongong campus. Albums include Ariel Views, Artworks, Buildings & Grounds, Clubs & Societies,…

The University Recordings Collection showcases a selection of film and audio recordings of people, events and activities of the University of Wollongong (1975+) and its predecessor institution, the Wollongong University College (1962-74).

This collection showcases a selection of historical ephemera produced over the years for official openings and other formal events, as well as a range of less formal social activities held in connection with the University of Wollongong (1975+), and…

An archive of 14 million documents created by tobacco companies about their advertising, manufacturing, marketing, scientific research and political activities, hosted by the UCSF Library and Center for Knowledge Management.

This collection focuses on the Truman Doctrine. The collection includes 67 documents totaling 574 pages covering the years 1946 through 1952. Supporting materials include photographs, oral history transcripts and an audio clip.

Find and get over 400,000,000 Australian and online resources: books, images, historic newspapers, maps, music, archives and more

The Tokyo National Museum, or TNM, established in 1872, is the oldest Japanese national museum, and the largest art museum in Japan. The museum collects, houses, and preserves a comprehensive collection of art works and archaeological objects of…

Online, full-text facsimile of more than 200 years of The Times, one of the most highly regarded resources for the 19th – 20th Century history. This historical newspaper archive allows researchers an unparalleled opportunity to search and view the…

Theatre South was a Regional Theatre Company based in Wollongong. It was formed in 1980 by its Artistic Director, Des Davis and his wife Faye Montgomery, under the aegis of the University of Wollongong. It presented many new plays about the Illawarra…

The monthly letter of the Women's Political Association.

The Virtual Museum of the Pacific is a collaborative project between the University of Wollongong and the Australian Museum that intends to leverage the meta-data of 400 objects into a rich application. It features the ability for users to browse…

The Syrian Archive is an initiative launched by a collective of human rights activists dedicated to preserving open source documentation relating to human rights violations and other crimes committed by all sides during the conflict in Syria.


A fully searchable edition of the largest body of texts detailing the lives of non-elite people ever published, containing 197,745 criminal trials held at London's central criminal court. If you are new to this site, you may find the Getting Started…

The New Zealand Electronic Text Collection comprises significant New Zealand and Pacific Island texts and materials held by Victoria University of Wellington Library. This encompasses both digitised heritage material and born-digital resources.

This collection focuses on the Marshall Plan. The collection includes 52 documents totaling 441 pages covering the years 1946 through 1953. Supporting materials include photographs, oral history transcripts and online museum exhibits.

The Living Daylights was an Australian counter-culture magazine edited by Richard Neville of OZ Sydney and London fame and published by his fellow OZ colleague, Richard Walsh, in Melbourne between 1973-4. A number of the early issues also featured…

Information on Black Australia's 240 year struggle for justice. A website designed, created and operated by Dr Gary Foley.

The primary focus of this Encyclopedia is not on the many women who exercise leadership in contemporary Australia, but rather on their foremothers, the women who occupied leadership positions during the twentieth century, at the beginning of which…

The Dawn: A Journal for Australian Women was an early feminist journal published monthly in Sydney, Australia between 1888 and 1905. It was first published 15 May 1888 by Louisa Lawson using the pen name of Dora Falconer. The subtitle was later…

The British Museum is a museum dedicated to human history and culture, located in the Bloomsbury area of London. Its permanent collection, numbering some 8 million works, is among the largest and most comprehensive in existence and originates from…

This collection focuses on the Berlin Airlift. It includes 126 documents totaling 444 pages covering the years 1948 through 1952. Supporting materials include audio recordings and oral histories.

The Avalon Project mounts digital documents relevant to the fields of Law, History, Economics, Politics, Diplomacy and Government. We do not intend to mount only static text but rather to add value to the text by linking to supporting documents…

The Australian Worker is a newspaper produced in Sydney, New South Wales for the Australian Workers' Union. (from Wikipedia)

The Australian Women's Register is a rich and growing source of information about Australian women and their organisations. It contains 5851 entries with references to 2971 archival resources, 6927 published resources and 911 digital resources.

The Australian Abo Call was the first Aboriginal-focused publication printed in Australia. There were a total of six issues, all published in 1938. It was written and edited by John (Jack) Patten, co-founder of the Aborigines Progressive Association…

The Arty Wild Oat was a broadsheet student newpaper published in two editions during 1962 by students of the National Art School, Sydney Technical College. It was also a precursor to OZ magazine. The Arty Wild Oat was put together under the general…

The Hawaiian Collection at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Library is a comprehensive collection of retrospective and current materials pertaining to Hawaiʻi


Tertangala, also affectionately known as ‘The Tert’, is the long–running University of Wollongong student newspaper, first published in September 1962. The name ‘tertangala’ is the local Indigenous word for smoke signal, a joke referring to…

Territory Stories is a repository of historical and culturally significant digital objects. Territory Stories contains photographs, documents, audio and video and allows users to contribute content to enrich the collection.

Sydney Living Museums cares for a group of 12 of the most important historic houses, gardens and museums in NSW on behalf of the people of NSW.

Dr Stuart Piggin lectured in the Department of History at the University of Wollongong from 1974 until the late 1980s. The collection comprises research files, interviews and photographs compiled by Dr Piggin in association with his writing of the…

These 50 items from the State archives collection showcase the extraordinary richness and diversity of our holdings, from our founding documents; recording the convicts on the First Fleet to items from the time of the establishment of the Archives…

The personal diaries and letters documenting Australian’s experiences of the Great War are one of the great strengths of the Library’s World War I collections.

Many of these were acquired soon after the war ended. They capture the authentic…

The result of years of collaboration between the Russian State Archive of Social and Political History (RGASPI) and Yale University Press.

The Stalin Digital Archive (SDA) provides access to primary source materials from Stalin's personal papers…

History changed on October 4, 1957, when the Soviet Union successfully launched Sputnik I. The world's first artificial satellite was about the size of a beach ball (58 cm.or 22.8 inches in diameter), weighed only 83.6 kg. or 183.9 pounds, and took…

Spare Rib was an active part of the emerging women’s liberation movement in the late 20th century. Running from 1972 – 93, this now iconic magazine challenged the stereotyping and exploitation of women, while supporting collective, realistic…

This is a Warlpiri story, a story about the Southern Tanami Indigenous Protected Area or IPA.
Based upon the English version of the IPA Plan of Management, it is intended to help all Warlpiri –
from elders to school children – to better…

Southeast Asia Visions is a collection of European travel accounts of pre-modern Southeast Asia from Cornell University Library's John M. Echols Collection. The site provides online access to more than 350 books written in English and French.

South Seas is an online information resource for the history of European voyaging and cross-cultural encounters in the Pacific between 1760 and 1800.

What you are exploring is the first phase of South Seas, which is focused on James Cook’s…

The South Asia Archive provides an extensive resource for students and scholars across the humanities and social sciences.
Focusing on South Asia, the Archive contains both serial and non-serial materials, including reports, rare books, and journal…

This is a website of the International Association of Labour History Institutions (IALHI). Search and browse digital collections on social history and the history of the labour movement from the late 18th to the beginning of the 21st century. More…

The NHB is responsible for telling the Singapore story, sharing the Singaporean experience and imparting our Singapore spirit. Through the national collection, NHB curates heritage programmes and presents exhibitions to connect the past, present and…

This collection showcases historical material relating to official Royal visits to the City of Wollongong by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh.

Public Record Office Victoria is the archives of the State Government of Victoria. We hold approximately 100kms of records from the mid 1830s to today, which we manage for use by the Government and people of Victoria.

The Collection includes…
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