Special Collections

Please be advised that some Library services and access to resources have been modified in response to the current COVID-19 situation. Special Collections and the GLAMx Lab have restricted access in place and use of these areas is currently by appointment only. Please direct your enquires to archives@newcastle.edu.au.

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Welcome to Special Collections, incorporating

This is the home of the historical and cultural memory of the University and its regional context. We are located on level 2 of the Auchmuty Library, University of Newcastle, Australia.  Our opening hours are 9.00am - 5.00pm, Monday to Friday.

For more photos see our Living Histories @ UON site.

The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.