Browse Archives (12 total)

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).

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…

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…

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…

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.

At 2pm on July 31, 1902, Mt. Kembla colliery exploded, killing 96 men and boys. The Royal Commission into the disaster confirmed that gas and coal-dust were responsible for the explosion, and found that the only thing that could have avoided the…

Mary Tow was the Librarian for the Wollongong Teachers College, later named the Wollongong Institute of Education, from 1968 until 1982. After the Institute amalgamated with the University of Wollongong in 1983 Tow became the Education Faculty…

Josie Castle was a Senior Fellow in the School of History and Politics, Faculty of Arts, University of Wollongong (UOW).

The digitised aspect of this collection comprises recorded interviews created in the research for her book 'Nursing at the…

This collection comprises 'How to vote' leaflets and other local government election ephemera from Wollongong, Shellharbour, Kiama, Wingecarribee and Wollondilly.

Collections, publications and exhibitions of the Illawarra Historical Society and the Illawarra Museum

The Honourable David Campbell represented the Keira electorate in the New South Wales Legislative Assembly from 1999 until his retirement from Parliament in March 2011. Mr Campbell was an Alderman on Wollongong City Council from 1987 to 1991, and…

Carl Weber was a local surveyor, engineer and amateur photographer who worked for many years in the Illawarra and resided in Wollongong. This collection contains personal records including photographs, letters, news clippings and memorabilia from…
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