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University of Adelaide Archives

We preserve the recorded memory of the University captured in images and the written and spoken word.

Our collection dates from the founding of the University in 1874 and contains records of the Registrar, University Council, committees, boards, faculties, students, staff, related institutions as well as a vast collection of images. Browse our Guide to records or the popular resources below.

Popular Resources

University CalendarsThe University Calendar is published annually and until 1999 provided extensive information about the University, its operation, courses, students and staff. Now information is restricted to course rules and content. Learn more

University Calendars

Historical ImagesOur extensive photograph collection has images dating from the 1880s and includes people, buildings and events relating to the University across this time period as well as a large selection from Roseworthy Agricultural College. Learn more

Historical Images

Guide to RecordsThe guide provides a listing of records series managed by the University Archives along with a description of their contents and provenance. Learn more

Guide to Records

Former Officers and Honorary Degree HoldersA quick guide to former Chancellors, Vice-Chancellors and other major office holders at the University since its founding. It also includes a list of honorary degree holders affiliated with the University. Learn more

Former Officers and Honorary Degree Holders

News CuttingsThe news cuttings date from the late 1800s and include articles relating to the University, as well as education issues more broadly. Learn more

News Cuttings

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The University of Adelaide
SA 5005


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