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The University Archives supports the University’s commitment to engagement by:

  • providing access to its recorded history for all types of researchers
  • inviting members of the community to participate through volunteering
  • highlighting the Archives’ collection through virtual displays and online posts
  • collaborating with other University areas in mounting exhibitions for celebrations and anniversaries.

Volunteer GroupWe provide opportunities for individuals with an interest in the University and its history to engage by joining our group of volunteers.

Volunteer Group

Archival AllsortsOur blog invites comments and showcases some of the more interesting and unusual items held by the Archives.

Archival Allsorts

Link to external website SA History Festival The University Archives and Rare Books & Special Collections collaborate each year to provide a public event for the state’s premier history program.

SA History Festival

Link to external website Expert Nation: Universities, War & 1920s-30s AustraliaThis project is a collaboration between Australia’s six oldest universities and investigates how Australian university graduates with World War One experience contributed to the formation of post-war Australia.

Expert Nation

Level 4, Barr Smith Library North 
The University of Adelaide
SA 5005


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Facsimile: +61 8 8313 3417
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