Historical Images

The University Archives holds historical photographs relating to University grounds, buildings and people.

The series listed below have been digitised and are available for viewing online. Digitised items are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

To obtain copies or permission to use these images contact spark.collections@adelaide.edu.au.

Series 312: Elder Conservatorium and School of Music

Many of the photographs are from the collection of Maude Puddy, a Conservatorium piano teacher. They include images of celebrated musicians and performers and many have personal annotations.

Series 524: Sports Association Members and Intervarsity Teams

This collection consists of photographs depicting various University of Adelaide sporting teams from c1890 to the late 1990s.

Series 695: University Buildings, People and Events

This collection contains scanned negatives and prints. The images are both historical and contemporary and cover all aspects of University life.

Series 986: Roseworthy Agricultural College

The series consists of photographs of sporting teams, students, staff and activities at the College. They include many historical images of agricultural machinery, livestock and farming practices.

Series 1151: University Photographs and Glass Slides

This collection contains historic images of University buildings and grounds, as well as staff, students and other people associated with its activities including many high profile South Australians from the late 1800s.

Series 1388: Australian Federation of University Women (AFUW)

The Adelaide University Women Graduates' Association was founded in 1914 as the Women Graduates' Club, a sub-society of the Adelaide University Women Students' Club (which was founded in 1909).