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Richard van der Riet Woolley's correspondence files

  • AU ANUA 117
  • Series
  • 1925 - 1956

The correspondence files are organised into an alphanumeric subject system and cover addresses and visits by the Commonwealth Astronomer, visits to the Observatory, meetings of the Board of Visitors (Advisory Board) and annual reports. There are s...

Woolley, Richard van der Riet

ANU visitors' guides master set

  • AU ANUA 116
  • Series
  • 1959 - 1995

The visitor’s guides were originally booklets but then became leaflets in which the campus map is the dominant feature. There are also some leaflets about artworks, buildings and trees on campus.

Australian National University

ANU Library accession registers

  • AU ANUA 115
  • Series
  • 1948 - 1961

The leather-bound registers record all accessions to the ANU Library. Details include: author, title, publisher, date of publication, whether purchased or presented, and price.

University Library

ANU Press minutes, subject files and author files

  • AU ANUA 114
  • Series
  • 1980 - 1993

The minutes are in the form of the Manager’s working files and cover the period 1980–1991 for the ANU Press Management Committee and the later Division of Publishing and Printing Management Committee and the ANU Press Editorial Committee. The subj...

ANU Press

Papers on international trade

  • AU ANUA 113
  • Series
  • 1946 - 1958

This single folder contains copies of papers written by Webb: ‘World Trade and Employment’, September 1946, ‘The Future of International Trade’, Economic Society of Australia and New Zealand, October 1951, and ‘International Commodity Problems’, s...

Webb, Leicester Chisholm

Reviews of Research Schools at the ANU

  • AU ANUA 112
  • Series
  • 1976 - 1991

These three binders include reports of review committees and comments by Faculty Boards on them for reviews of Research Schools and departments and centres within Research Schools.

Board of the Institute of Advanced Studies

GE Caiden publications

  • AU ANUA 111
  • Series
  • 1961 - 1966

This is a small collection of articles, speeches and reports written by Caiden who was a research fellow in Political Science, Research School of Social Sciences from 1961 to 1966.

Caiden, Gerald Elliot

Microfilm of Royal Astronomical Society minutes and signature book

  • AU ANUA 110
  • Series
  • 1951 - ?

The rolls of microfilm include copies of minute books of the Royal Astronomical Society in London (books 1–14) and a signature book, pages 1–114, the last signature being Francis Birch (1903–1992).

Royal Astronomical Society

Florey exhibition material

  • AU ANUA 11
  • Series
  • 1969-1985

This material was collected together by Dr MRC Banyard primarily for the establishment of an exhibition to commemorate the work of Sir Howard Florey in the foundation of the John Curtin School of Medical Research. There are placards used in an ear...

John Curtin School of Medical Research

Doctoral theses

  • AU ANUA 109
  • Series
  • 1962 - 1992

These are bound copies of theses written by students in the Departments of Experimental Pathology and Immunology. The majority are for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy at the Australian National University; exceptions to this are noted in the it...

ANU Department of Experimental Pathology

Literary papers and lectures

  • AU ANUA 108
  • Series
  • 1901 - 1961

This series includes original poems by LH Allen, translations from Latin, Greek and German into English, translations from English into Latin, lectures on English and Classical literature, and scrapbooks.

Allen, Leslie Holdsworth

Notes and extracts on international affairs and Victorian politics

  • AU ANUA 107
  • Series
  • 1950s

This series of binders contain typescript pages which may be a manuscript for a proposed publication on international affairs between 1919 and 1948. Each binder appears to contain material for a chapter with later binders including information on ...

Eggleston, Frederic William

ANU Press releases

  • AU ANUA 105
  • Series
  • 1958 - 1981

This is a master set of press releases which were called ‘For the Press’, ‘Information for News Media’ and ‘Media Releases’ at various times. Most of the annual binders are indexed. The early press releases include a small amount of related corres...

Office of the Registrar

ANU Department of Experimental Pathology publications

  • AU ANUA 104
  • Series
  • 1952 - 1986

Off-prints and photocopies of articles and papers written by staff and students of the Department of Experimental Pathology are bound into annual volumes, dating from the Department’s establishment.

ANU Department of Experimental Pathology

Teaching and research materials for ANU Economic History courses

  • AU ANUA 103
  • Series
  • 1950s - 1970s

This collection includes material gathered by Professor Tucker including lecture notes and outlines, tutorial topics, reading guides, student essays and a bibliographic index on the history of economic thought, before and during his time as Profes...

Tucker, Graham Shardalow Lee

Records relating to 50th anniversary celebrations of ANU Department of History

  • AU ANUA 100
  • Series
  • 1999 - 2000

There are two folders: one contains invitation lists, correspondence, photographs and other documentation of the celebrations held at Melville Hall on 3 December 1999, and the other contains completed ‘Graduate Survey Forms’ giving details of the ...

ANU Department of History

Draft minutes of Council and its Committees

  • AU ANUA 34
  • Series
  • 1953 - 1977

These volumes contain rough handwritten minutes of Council and the Standing Committee, the Board of Graduate Studies, the Advisers on Legislation, the Professorial Board, and various other committees of Council. From 1953 to October 1962 these wer...

Council

File register

  • AU ANUA 32
  • Series
  • 1946 - 1951

The register records file numbers and titles for early files in ANUA 18, most of which were subsequently top-numbered or destroyed. There are two volumes: 1. maroon springback binder: 101/1/1 to 120/6/2 and 2. Black springback binder (replaced by ...

Office of the Registrar

'Basic Papers', reviews and reports

  • AU ANUA 31
  • Series
  • 1946 - 1995

This is an artificial series of significant papers relating to the development of the University. There are binders of 'Basic Papers', Interim Council records and the 1948 Conference papers, as well as later reviews of the School of Gene...

Office of the Registrar

Papers relating to the Lyttelton-Taylor Collection

  • AU ANUA 30
  • Series
  • 1970 - 1983

The papers relate to the acquisition, valuation, management, sale and return of the furniture, paintings, works of art and decorative objects collected by Kathleen Lyttelton-Taylor, including correspondence with curators, comments by experts, list...

University Art Collection

Confidential papers of Hugh Ennor

  • AU ANUA 29
  • Series
  • 1965 - 1966

There is one folder of papers including drafts of Ennor's paper 'The Development of the Institute of Advanced Studies' and papers relating to a second directorship in the Research School of Physical Sciences and the policy on profes...

Ennor, Arnold Hughes

Minutes of the Degree Committee

  • AU ANUA 27
  • Series

These are black binders of the minutes only and are labelled Book I and Book II.

Degree Committee

Papers on the establishment of an international observatory

  • AU ANUA 25
  • Series
  • 1959 - 1967

This series consists of six parts of a confidential file number 61/9 created by the Prime Minister's Department and from 1967 the Department of Education and Science. The file includes correspondence, cablegrams, briefings and reports on the ...

Department of Education and Science

Index cards documenting research on early ANU history

  • AU ANUA 24
  • Series
  • 1972

The index cards were prepared by Lewis during his research for a Master of Arts thesis on the early history of the Canberra University College and the Australian National University. There is a list of material he consulted at the Commonwealth Arc...

Lewis, Milton James

ANU Matriculation Committee minutes, agenda papers and reports

  • AU ANUA 23
  • Series
  • 1960 - 1970

The black binders contain copies of the agenda, minutes and agenda papers of the Matriculation Committee. At early meetings it was referred to as the Matriculation Board of the Board of Studies and from its 22 September 1970 meeting as the Admissi...

Matriculation Committee

ANU Women's Studies Program audiovisual material and photographs

  • AU ANUA 22
  • Series
  • 1976 - 1982

The series includes cassette tapes of seminars and lectures, reel-to-reel tapes, reels of film, slides and photographs of staff, students and events.The photographs and slides have been placed in an archival album.

Women's Studies Program, Faculty of Arts

David Dexter Papers

  • AU ANUA 21
  • Series
  • 1947 - 1992

Some records relate to the Australian Universities Commission, including reports of visits to other universities and minutes 1959-1967. Most relate to the ANU campus, including submissions to the Australian Universities Commission, reports on site...

Dexter, David St Alban

Reminiscences on audio tape about Canberra University College

  • AU ANUA 20
  • Series
  • 1988 - 1997

The cassette tapes record Tom Owen reminiscing about his time as Registrar of Canberra University College. There are also copies of recordings of events such as the laying of the foundation stone for the Haydon-Allen building, and the opening of t...

Owen, Thomas Miles

Australian National University staff files

  • AU ANUA 19
  • Series
  • 1946 -

The staff files record staff appointments, promotion, travel, conditions of service and resignation/retirement. Only files of senior academic and administrative staff are retained. Files of Chancellors and Creative Arts Fellows are also included. ...

Office of the Registrar

Official ANU correspondence files

  • AU ANUA 18
  • Series
  • 1946 – 1951

This is the earliest ANU file series. Many files were either top-numbered into the next file series (ANUA 53) or destroyed. The extant files include the correspondence of Vice-Chancellor Douglas Copland, papers of the Interim Council and Academic ...

Office of the Registrar

ANU photographs (envelope series)

  • AU ANUA 15
  • Series
  • 1948 - 1974

The black and white photographs document the early development of the University: the Easter Conference of 1948, the laying of foundation stones in 1949, the opening of buildings, the conferring of degrees, and visits by dignatories. Throughout th...

Office of the Registrar

Album of promotional photographs of the Australian National University

  • AU ANUA 13
  • Series
  • 1945 - 1950

There are four copies of the album: one appears to be a file copy as it includes a list of photograph numbers in the back. Another is annotated to say that it was used in the London Office 1949-1952 (approx.). It is likely that the albums were com...

Office of the Registrar

Correspondence files of Mark Oliphant

  • AU ANUA 10
  • Series
  • 1949-1969

These correspondence files were maintained by Oliphant during the period he was head of the Department of Nuclear Physics and Director of the Research School of Physical Sciences, and deal with administrative matters, conferences, external organis...

Oliphant, Marcus Laurence Elwin

Papers relating to the report on Lord Lindsay's complaints

  • AU ANUA 8
  • Series
  • 1955-1961

This collection of papers relates to Lord Lindsay of Birker's complaints against the University contained in the manuscript 'A Study of Academic Standards: International Relations at the Australian National University' which he sent...

Office of the Registrar

Financial ledger

  • AU ANUA 9
  • Series
  • 1950 - 1967

The volume contains a number of accounts which are not consecutive but continue at other locations in the volume:Cash receipts, Feb 1950-Mar 1954, pp. 1-129Cash statements, 1954-1955, pp. 129-133Trust fund receipts, Mar 1951-Oct 1963, pp. 201-259T...

Office of the Registrar

Geoffrey Sawer papers

  • AU ANUA 7
  • Series
  • 1948-1976

This series consists primarily of correspondence with judges and academics, but also includes copies of Sawer's satiric poetry including his 'Carmina Canberriensia' and his personal diaries which include draft poems and other person...

Sawer, Geoffrey

Arthur Birch papers

  • AU ANUA 6
  • Series
  • 1965-1994

These papers include published articles and papers prepared by Birch on Research School of Chemistry matters, as well as manuscripts for a history of the Research School and an autobiography 'Against the Stream'.

Birch, Arthur John

Papers of Quentin Gibson

  • AU ANUA 4
  • Series
  • 1945

The folders include teaching material and departmental papers relating to the Philosophy Department in the Canberra University College and from 1960, the School of General Studies in the Australian National University.

Gibson, Quentin Boyce

Florey Memorial Fund papers

  • AU ANUA 3
  • Series
  • 1968 - 1970

There are minutes and correspondence for both the national and ACT committees of the Florey Memorial Fund which was administered in conjunction with the Royal Society in London. The last item is a box of unsorted receipts and letters which accompa...

Florey Memorial Fund Committee

John Eccles' correspondence files

  • AU ANUA 2
  • Series
  • 1952-1983

These correspondence files from the Physiology Department of the John Curtin School of Medical Research were originally maintained by Professor Eccles as head of the department 1952 to 1966 and then by his successor Professor Peter Bishop. They re...

Eccles, John Carew

Editorial and administrative records of the Bicentennial History project

  • AU ANUA 1
  • Series
  • c. 1976-1988

This series has not been processed. Boxes received from Alan Atkinson (1-3), Bill Gammage (4), Ann Curthoys (5), Peter Spearritt (6-16), Stephen Foster (17-35, 37, 52-56), Ken Inglis (36), Allan Martin (38-48), Graeme Davison (49-50) and JW McCar...

Bicentennial History Project, Research School of Social Sciences

Images of Banaba (Ocean Island)

  • AU ANUA 296
  • Series
  • 1960 - 1975

Images are of Banaba (Ocean Island) in the Pacific near Kiribati. They show island scenes and views of the phosphate mining that occurred on Banaba.

Hardman, Lillian

Images of Banaba (Ocean Island) series 2

  • AU ANUA 297
  • Series
  • 1960 - 1974

Photographs compiled in an album on Banaba (Ocean Island) and Nauru including Island workers, company buildings and work areas, church and family photographs.

Edwards, Jack

Canberra University College annual reports and papers

  • AU ANUA 149
  • Series
  • 1951 - 1959

This collection of reports and papers appears to have been maintained by Quentin Gibson, head of the Philosophy Department in the Faculty of Arts.

Canberra University College

Papers relating to population in the Pacific Islands

  • AU ANUA 309
  • Series
  • 1924 - 1967

Papers relate to McArthur’s work on population in the Pacific Islands, includes research notes and census data. Also includes copies of McArthur’s work 'Population of Pacific Islands' parts 1, 3, 6-9.

McArthur, Norma Ruth

Pacific cartoons and newsletters

  • AU ANUA 273
  • Series
  • 1989 - 1991

Between 1989 and 1991 Macpherson drew the cartoons anonymously for the Samoa Observer. While working for the Department of Education, Western Samoa he created and edited Our World Too, a newsletter for young people in Samoa.

Macpherson, Colin Robert

Registers of scholarship holders

  • AU ANUA 61
  • Series
  • 1968 - 1977

The registers list students holding National Undergraduate Scholarships, Oriental Studies Scholarships (later Asian Studies), and Final Year Honours Scholarships and those who received payment as Undergraduate Assistants. The registers have been r...

Office of the Registrar

Administrative Guide master set

  • AU ANUA 41
  • Series
  • 1966 - 1987

This series includes the first edition of the Administrative Guide, a copy of a later Volume II, and a reissue of Volume I in 1987. A copy of Volume I from the 1970s edition has not been located yet. The guide includes information about the govern...

Australian National University

Electronic files

  • AU ANUA 248
  • Series
  • 2004 - 2006

The email and electronic documents relate to Templeman’s role as head of Pandanus Books which published fiction, poetry, memoir and non-fiction works relating to Asia and the Pacific.

Templeman, Ian

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