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Mt Stromlo Observatory Publications

  • AU ANUA 159
  • Series
  • 1953 - 2003

There are a number of versions of booklets and brochures relating to the Mt Stromlo and Siding Spring Observatories.

ANU Department of Astronomy

ANU Publications Listing master set

  • AU ANUA 157
  • Series
  • 1949 - 1981

There is a consolidated listing for 1949–1956 and separate annual volumes for the period 1977–1981.

Australian National University

Publications for ANU students

  • AU ANUA 156
  • Series
  • 1960 - 1999

There are a variety of publications in this series: general publications on undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses available, the annual publication ‘Studying at the ANU’, information for overseas students, directories of services for stude...

Australian National University

The National Graduate master set

  • AU ANUA 155
  • Series
  • 1990 - 2003

The National Graduate was a publication produced by Public Relations and designed to inform members of convocation about current activities and research being undertaken at the University. There are many gaps in this master set but it is not clear...

Australian National University

Natuni master set

  • AU ANUA 153
  • Series
  • 1980 - 1988

Natuni was an annual publication for members of Convocation, primarily graduates of the University and current and former staff. Issues held: No 1, Autumn 1980 – No 7, Winter 1988. There is a long gap between issues 5 and 6 with no issues publishe...

Australian National University

Information booklets about the Australian National University

  • AU ANUA 152
  • Series
  • 1952 - 2007

These are general information booklets about the Australian National University. They appear to be written for a general audience with the exception of the 1987 publication which is directed at University staff.

Australian National University

Research files

  • AU ANUA 249
  • Series
  • 1989 - 1996

These research files were compiled by project staff preparing the 50th anniversary history of the University. There is a run of ‘person’ files, source files and general files containing original records, notes and drafts, as well as notebooks, wor...

ANU History Project

ANU News master set

  • AU ANUA 151
  • Series
  • 1950 - 1975

This newsletter for staff and students of the University was published at irregular intervals but there were usually about three issues a year. There is a gap in the master set between July 1961 and October 1964 and it appears that it was not publ...

Australian National University

ANU seminar papers

  • AU ANUA 150
  • Series
  • 1950 - 1951

Roneoed copies of seminar and conference papers presented at the earliest academic events at the University.

Australian National University

Research notes for the ANU 50th anniversary history

  • AU ANUA 147
  • Series
  • 1990 - 1996

The binders contain typed research notes prepared for the writing of the 50th anniversary history of the University by Stephen Foster and Margaret Varghese. There are often copies of source material (correspondence or other documents) attached to ...

ANU History Project

Record of former members of the Australian National University

  • AU ANUA 145
  • Series
  • 1948 - 1967

The forms headed ‘Record of former member of University’ record name, department, file number, ‘if married to another member of ANU, husband’s/wife’s name’, degree conferred, country of birth, country from which recruited, scholarships and posts a...

Office of the Registrar

ANU staff lists master set

  • AU ANUA 144
  • Series
  • 1979 - 2005

These are printed booklets listing University officers, Council members, Chairmen of Council committees, former Officers, Emeritus Professors, Honorary graduates, and academic and senior administrative staff by Research School, Faculty or other or...

Australian National University

ANU convocation register

  • AU ANUA 142
  • Series
  • 1951 - 1952

This suede-bound volume contains a handwritten Roll of Convocation, listing members 1 to 201 from 1951 to 1952. It is not clear why it was not maintained for later years. There are numerous corrections to the numbering, spelling of names and the o...

Office of the Registrar

ANU calendar master set

  • AU ANUA 141
  • Series
  • 1954 - 1980

The Calendar was published annually for the coming year. Apart from a calendar of principal dates, the contents include: a description of the University and the work of the Departments of the Research Schools, lists of Council and Committee member...

Australian National University

Documents for the design competition for the Federal Capital City

  • AU ANUA 140
  • Series
  • 1911 - ?

This set of printed documents, drawings and maps is one of many distributed by the Commonwealth Government for the information of competitors in the Federal Capital Design Competition in 1911.

Department of Home Affairs

Ethel Tory papers

  • AU ANUA 139
  • Series
  • 1912 - 2003

This collection includes teaching materials, publications, material relating to the theatre and travel, as well as family photographs and objects, including items of academic dress.

Tory, Ethel Elizabeth

Plan of Canberra City and Environs

  • AU ANUA 138
  • Series
  • 1912 - ?

There are two versions of this plan of Walter Burley Griffin’s design for Canberra City which shows the proposed site for the National University. There is a negative of a lithograph (570 x 500mm) identified as 70/CAN/174A and printed copy (940 x ...

Federal Capital Office

Australian Forestry School papers, photographs and publications

  • AU ANUA 137
  • Series
  • 1926 - 2001

This collection of records includes minutes of the AFS Student Mess and later Student Union, material about student clubs and sports teams, yearbooks, calendars, newsletters and photographs. Many of the photographs were donated at the time of the ...

Australian Forestry School

Minutes of ANU Library Committees

  • AU ANUA 135
  • Series
  • 1951 - 1960

These are hard-bound volumes of the original signed minutes of the Library Committee.

Canberra University College

Canberra University College Council minutes

  • AU ANUA 133
  • Series
  • 1930 - 1960

These are leather-bound volumes of the original signed minutes of the Council. Agenda papers such as reports from committees are also included.

Canberra University College

Draft articles about Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific

  • AU ANUA 131
  • Series
  • c. 1973 - c. 1974

The typescript articles about Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific appear to be chapters for a proposed publication, as a published compilation has not been identified. Authors include Keith Sinclair (University of Auckland), Mary Boyd (Universi...

Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies

The Press Opposition to the Site of Canberra and related papers

  • AU ANUA 130
  • Series
  • 1955 - ?

The volume contains a paper ‘The Press Opposition to the Site of Canberra’ presented to the Canberra and District Historical Society in 1955 and copies of related press articles, poems and cartoons (1899-1910) which form an appendix to the paper.

Green, Francis Clifton

Federal Capital Design Competition material

  • AU ANUA 129
  • Series
  • 1911 - 1923

This collection consists of a bound volume of papers and glass lantern slides and negatives. The volume includes instructions to competitors in the 1911 Federal Capital Design Competition, the report of the Federal Capital Designs Board and other ...

Macdonald, Alexander James

Memoirs of Samuel Schumack

  • AU ANUA 128
  • Series
  • 1939 - 1941

This is a typescript version of Shumack’s memoirs which relate to the early days of Canberra. He lived at ‘Duntroon’ from 1856 and then at ‘Springvale’ in Weetangera from 1866 to 1940. There is additional material such as obituaries, copies of dea...

Shumack, Samuel

Articles on Old Canberra House and British High Commission

  • AU ANUA 127
  • Series
  • 1993 - ?

There are three articles: Early British diplomatic representation in Australia, Old Canberra House and the British Connection, and Canberra House – Westminster House, 1931–1993.

Barder, Jane

ANU Library Statistical records

  • AU ANUA 126
  • Series
  • 1967 - 1980

The seven notebooks record statistical details of accessions and monograph orders.

University Library

Canberra University College and ANU Library accession registers

  • AU ANUA 125
  • Series
  • 1930 - 1974

The registers record all accessions of books to the Canberra University College Library and from 1960, to the ANU Library. Details recorded include: title, author, publisher, and when received. The D prefix in item 1 refers to books related to the...

Canberra University College

ANU Library Committee files

  • AU ANUA 124
  • Series
  • 1952 - 1957

These files contain reports and correspondence relating to the Canberra University College Library Committee. The amalgamation with the ANU Library is one subject covered.

Canberra University College

ANU Library accession lists

  • AU ANUA 123
  • Series
  • 1962 - 1968

The lists were compiled to show new acquisitions to the Library. Up to September 1966, separate monthly lists were compiled for the Institute of Advanced Studies and the School of General Studies libraries, then a joint monthly list from Oct 1966 ...

University Library

ALG McDonald correspondence files

  • AU ANUA 122
  • Series
  • 1948 – 1961

These folders contain correspondence, agenda and minutes of committees and reports relating to the early development of the University Library including accommodation at the University of Melbourne, building of the Menzies Library, association wit...

McDonald, Arthur Leopold Gladstone

Research materials on John Dunmore Lang and Canadian education

  • AU ANUA 121
  • Series
  • 1960s - 1978

These research materials were created or gathered by Trevor Wigney and reflect two of his research interests. The collection includes rare copies of the publications of John Dunmore Lang.

Wigney, Trevor John

JJ Graneek papers and publications

  • AU ANUA 120
  • Series
  • 1926 - 1978

There are folders of draft papers and lectures, some correspondence, photographs, a copy of Graneek’s Master of Arts thesis and a book prize presented to him in 1926.

Graneek, Jacob Jack

Albums of photographs of the ANU campus

  • AU ANUA 12
  • Series
  • 1948-1961

There are four albums of black and white photographs, and additional album pages of photographs in 11 folders, starting with the 1948 Easter Conference and showing the construction of early buildings on campus (such as University House, the Physic...

Office of the Registrar

ANU Astronomy site testing records and log books

  • AU ANUA 118
  • Series
  • 1950s - 1991

There are site testing records from a number of locations including Mt Stromlo, Siding Spring, western New South Wales, South Australia, Western Australia and the Northern Territory. The logbooks relate mainly to the Mt Stromlo and Siding Spring o...

ANU Department of Astronomy

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

Australian Council of Trade Unions deposit 1

  • AU NBAC N21
  • Deposit
  • 1921 - 1981

Subject and correspondence files of Commonwealth Council of Federated Unions, minutes of evidence of the Royal Commission on the Basic Wage 1919-1920, subject and correspondence files of the Australian Council of Trade Unions, Secretary's sub...

Commonwealth Council of Federated Unions

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

Magnus, Nankervis and Curl deposit

  • AU NBAC H12
  • Deposit
  • 1985 - 1990

Records relating to the AIDS education campaign strategy including creative briefs, questionnnaires, research reports, scripts, and media schedules relating to condom socialisation, intravenous drug use (IVDU), roulette, AIDS testimonials, and nee...

Magnus, Nankervis and Curl

Rev Alf Clint Collection

  • AU NBAC N152
  • Deposit
  • 1919 - 1989

Published material on co-operatives and the co-operative movement in Australia and internationally. Includes printed material on the Australian Labour Movement.

Clint, William Alfred

Brisbane Stock Exchange Limited records

  • AU NBAC N199
  • Deposit
  • 1892 - 1986

Includes minutes, Brisbane Stock Exchange Official Lists, quote sheets, circulars, correspondence files circulars and member firm files.

Brisbane Stock Exchange Limited

Woodlands Pharmacy deposit

  • AU NBAC N216
  • Deposit
  • 1916 - 1980

The prescription books are registers recording medications dispensed by the pharmacy on a daily basis. The details recorded include date dispensed, name and address of customer, and the pharmaceutical preparation or drugs dispensed. There are name...

Woodlands Pharmacy

Bruce Mitchell research papers

  • AU NBAC Z550
  • Deposit
  • 1970s

Material used in the preparation of the book Teachers Education and Politics by Dr Bruce Mitchell (1975). Includes file of the National Association of Labor Teachers.

Mitchell, Bruce Arthur

Alaric Holdings deposit

  • AU NBAC Z520
  • Deposit
  • 1974 - 1990

Financial and legal records, including wage books and motel bookings.

Alaric Holdings Proprietary Limited

David Andrew papers

  • AU NBAC Z617
  • Deposit
  • 1938 - 2001

Some papers on the Master Builders Association of ACT and publications on the Australian building industry.

Andrew, David

Peter Dobrijevic Collection

  • AU NBAC N169
  • Deposit
  • 1992 - 2005

Files on media companies including prospectuses, annual reports and investment reports prepared by Dobrijevic while working for stockbroking companies including BZW Australia Limited, ABN AMRO Australia Limited, BNP Equities Australia Limited and ...

Dobrijevic, Peter

Minute Book of the Factory Employees Union of Australasia

  • AU NBAC N82
  • Deposit
  • 1908, 1909 - 1910; 1935

Minute Book of the Factory Employees Union of Australasia December 1909 - December 1910; also containing letters and notices of meetings, ballot count for election of officers January 1908 (pp 114), newspaper cuttings and photographs of Alf Carter...

Factory Employees' Union of Australasia

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