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The University of Adelaide’s Gallipoli Veterans

Marking the centenary of the Gallipoli landings, this year’s Anzac Day commemorations were of particular significance.
Preserved in the University Archives are a series of letters that provide evidence of the involvement of a considerable number of University students, staff and graduates in the ill-fated campaign.
The letters were sent to the University in response to a […]

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1988 University Photographs Update

 Thank you to everyone who took the trouble to write in with information on the University Archives’ collection of 1988 ‘mystery’ photographs. We received a terrific response and a significant amount of information on the people and situations captured by photographer Peter Thurmer. Of the 23 images displayed, we now have information on 15 images […]

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Identify the University of 1988 & Win a Copy of The Spirit of Knowledge

In September the University hosted a Silver Jubilee Reception in recognition of the outstanding service to the University over 25 years by a number of staff. In addition to some opening remarks from the Vice Chancellor and Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Professors Warren Bebbington and Pascale Quester, representatives of the University’s various faculties and administrative areas paid […]

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Uni Archives’ Oral History Program

At the University Archives we’re excited about the re-commencement of our oral history program. With the help of trained volunteers we intend to create a series of recorded interviews with individuals who have had significant associations with the University of Adelaide or its affiliated institutions. The result will be an enhanced collection of considerable value […]

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Maude Puddy and the Elder Conservatorium of Music

(Note: this is an embellished version of an article originally published in Lumen, the University of Adelaide’s alumni magazine.)
Maude Mary Puddy (1883-1974) was one of the first students to graduate from the Elder Conservatorium of Music, and certainly one of its more remarkable. Coming from a relatively modest background, her success was testament both to […]

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