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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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Bragg Anniversary Celebrations

The University of Adelaide has been justly proud of its relationship to William Bragg and his son Lawrence for over a century. Articles about the two have been proudly punning on their surname for almost as long – see here for the latest.
But unlike some of the other famous scholars associated with the University (Howard […]

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A New Exhibition: “Thorburn Brailsford Robertson (1884-1930): a brief but brilliant life”

This year’s contribution to South Australia’s History Festival by the Barr Smith Library’s Rare Books & Special Collections and the University Archives is an exhibition on T. Brailsford Robertson.  Robertson was the University’s Professor of Physiology and Biochemistry during the 1920s, as outlined on the About Time website:
Brailsford Robertson was among the most brilliant scholars […]

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