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University Photographs:  Photos 0001 - 0099

Photographs of people, buildings and events associated with the University of Newcastle, Australia. Most were taken by the University Photographer.

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University Photographs 0001-0099

Opening of Maths BuildingSOURCE – Code 4340 - ADMINISTRATION - SECRETARY'S DIVISION, THEN VICE-CHANCELLOR'S UNIT, - PUBLICATIONS AND PUBLICITY OFFICER (J. ARMSTRONG).

P0001 - Opening of Mathematics Building on 6 September, 1974, by Professor B.H. Neumann.

P0002 - Premier R.W. Askin opening the Central Engineering Building, 5 June, 1970.

P0003 - Opening of the Great Hall by the State Governor, Sir Roden Cutler, November 28, 1973. Photographic portraits of the Deputy Chancellor, Mr. B. Callaghan and Ald. F. Purdue, who were awarded honorary degrees, November 28, 1973.

P0004 - Official opening of the Medical Sciences Building, 9 May, 1978 - Emeritus Professor P.H. Karmel and Professor D. Maddison, Dean. The Chancellor, Sir Bede Callaghan, Professor P.H. Karmel, Dr. F. Purdue, Professor D. Maddison, Dean.

P0005 - Sir John Crawford unveiling plaque to commemorate the opening of the Social Sciences Building, May, 1973.

P0006 - Deputy Premier and Minister for Education and Science, the Hon. C. B. Cutler, unveiling plaque at official opening of the Science Lecture Theatre, September, 1969.

P0007 - Sir James Vernon unveiling a plaque to mark the official opening of the Chemistry Building, September, 1969.

P0008 - Proofs: Presentation of 1977 Newton-John Award to Mr. Brian Suters, and Official opening of the University radio station 2NUR-FM by Sir Bede Callaghan.

P0009 - Deputy Premier Cutler, February, 1968, laying the foundation stone for the Chemistry Building. [On the same visit he officially opened Stage 1 of the Library].

P0010 - Opening of Kintaiba Community Child Care Centre by the Chancellor, Sir Bede Callaghan, October 29, 1977.

P0011 - Laying of foundation stone for Great Hall, May 28, 1971 – Lord Mayor McDougall, Professor J.J. Auchmuty, Dr. G. Edwards, Ald. F. Purdue.

P0012 - Sir Macfarlane Burnett unveiling a plaque after he had officially opened the Biological Sciences Building, March, 1974.

P0013 - Laying the foundation stone of the Engineering Complex by Professor J. Roderick, 6 June, 1969 and - Part of the academic procession.

P0014 - Visit of Sir Ian McLennan to University on 20 May, 1968 to receive an Honorary Doctorate of Engineering and to lay the foundation stone of the Metallurgy Building.

P0015 - Opening of Corlette Court at Engineering Complex on 30 March, 1973. Mr. Church, a Newcastle graduate, at the microphone.

P0016 - Opening of Mathematics Building: the Chancellor Sir Bede Callaghan congratulating Professor B.H. Neumann to whom he had awarded an Honorary Degree.

P0017 - Opening of Arts - Administration Building, February 15, 1968, by the late Lord Casey.

P0018 - Opening of Corlette Court at Engineering Complex on 30 March, 1973.

P0019 - Opening of the Social Science Building, and Mr. Marcel Aurousseau receiving an Honorary Degree at that ceremony.

P0020 - Opening of Mathematics Building by Professor Neumann, (1974).

P0021 - Opening of Biological Sciences Building by Sir Macfarlane Burnett, who had received an Honorary Degree.

P0022 - The State Governor, Sir Roden Cutler, at the official opening of the Great Hall, November 28, 1973.

P0023 - Opening of the Mathematics Building by Professor Neumann, (1974).

P0024 - Opening of Arts - Administration Building by Lord Casey, February 15, 1967.

P0025 - Opening of Arts - Administration Building by Lord Casey, February 15, 1967. [album].

P0026 - Opening of Great Hall, November 28, 1973. Sydney Conservatorium of Music High School Orchestra performing before invited guests.

P0027 - Academic procession at Graduation Ceremony, [1973 - 1974?]: Vice-Chancellor Auchmuty, Mace Bearer, Professor Ellyett, Bishop of Maitland (Bishop Toohey) and Professor Keats (at front).

P0028 - First occasion of using the Great Hall, Friday 16 March, 1973, when a Graduation Ceremony was held. [Shows Professor Leonie Kramer of Sydney University].

P0029 - After Graduation Ceremony, March 1974 : Professor Pickering, Mr. Warren Derkenne, Professor Newton-John, Vice-Chancellor and Chancellor.

P0030 - Sir James Vernon receiving an Honorary Degree from the Deputy Chancellor, Dr. George Edwards [?at the opening of the Chemistry Building].

P0031 - Professor Auchmuty receiving an Honorary Degree, just before retiring at the end of 1974, from the Chancellor, Sir Alister McMullin.

P0032 - Laying of foundation stone for the Engineering Complex, by Professor Roderick, June 1969.

P0033 - Graduation Ceremony [1973 - 1974?] showing Professor of Mathematics, Professor H.M. Lieberstein, presenting candidates in the Faculty of Mathematics to the Chancellor.

P0034 - An ailing Chancellor, Sir Alister McMullin, awarding Hon. Doctorate of Letters to Xavier Herbert, Australian writer, April 23, 1976.

P0035 - Sir John Crawford and Dr. Marcel Aurousseau at the official opening of the Social Sciences Building.

P0036 - Sir Ian McLennan, former Managing Director, B.H.P. Co. Ltd, being awarded Hon. Degree of Doctor of Engineering, before the opening of Metallurgy Building.

P0037 - Graduation Ball in the Great Hall, 1973.

P0038 - Deputy Chancellor B. Callaghan and Ald. F. Purdue with their Honorary Degrees awarded to them at the opening of the Great Hall.

P0039 - Graduation Ceremony March 1974, showing Professors Pickering, Keats, Mr. W. Derkenne, Professor Newton-John and Professor Auchmuty.

P0040 - Professor D. George, Vice-Chancellor, at his first Graduation Ceremony, 1975.

P0041 - Three recipients of Honorary Degrees - M.H. Ellis, historian. "Monty" Corlette, engineer; Howard Warner, industrialist.

P0042 - Graduation, 22 April, 1978 - the Vice-Chancellor and Chancellor.

P0043 - Visit of Lord Casey, Governor General, [1968].

P0044 - Photographs relating to the retirement of Professor Auchmuty, Vice-Chancellor, and ceremony in the Great Hall on 12 December, 1974 at which he and Professor E.C. Parker received Honorary Degrees.

P0045 - The Chancellor congratulates Sir Macfarlane Burnett at the opening of the Biological Sciences Building.

P0046 - The Hon. C.B. Cutler being presented for an Honorary Degree.

P0047 - The Hon. C.B. Cutler with Professor Auchmuty and Sir James Vernon [at the opening of the Chemistry Building].

P0048 - Presentation of Honorary Degree to Professor J.W. Roderick. [Professor E.O. Hall, Professor of Metallurgy, on the extreme left of the photograph].

P0049 - Professor Roderick responding at the same ceremony (P48).

P0050, P51 - The Hon. C.B. Cutler receiving Honorary Degree, showing Professors Auchmuty and J. Allen.

P0052 - The Governor of NSW, Sir Roden Cutler, arrives at the Great Hall for the Official Opening in November, 1973.

P0053 - At the opening of Corlette Court, Dr. M.W. Woods, President of the Institution of Engineers of Australia.

P0054 - Dr. Marcel Aurousseau being admitted to an Honorary Degree by the Vice-Chancellor.

P0055 - Sir Ian McLennan with the Chancellor and Vice-Chancellor before the opening of the Metallurgy Building.

P0056 - Conferring of Degrees ceremony, March 1971, at Newcastle City Hall. The Chancellor of the University of Sydney, Mr. H.D. Black, is pictured with Professor Auchmuty and Sir Alister McMullin.

P0057 - Professor Dorothy Hill, formerly Professor of Geology, at the University of Queensland, giving the Occasional Address at Graduation, 1975.

P0058 - Emeritus Professor B. Newton-John delivers Occasional Address.

P0059 - Lord Mayor, Ald. J. Cummings.

P0060 - Dr. Ralph Basden receives Honorary Degree.

P0061 - Mr. Justice Kirby, Deputy Chancellor.

P0062 - Dr. F. Purdue receives Honorary Degree, 1973, from the Chancellor. Sir Roden Cutler, State Governor, in the background.

P0063-1 - The State Governor, Sir Roden Cutler, looking at the unveiled plaque at the entrance to the Great Hall, 1973 and the Governor and Chancellor being led to the Great Hall for the unveiling ceremony, by the Governor's A.D.C. and the Vice-Chancellor.

P0063-2 - The opening of the Biological Sciences Building by Sir Macfarlane Burnett - Vice-Chancellor Auchmuty, Professor B. Boettcher, Sir Macfarlane Burnett and Chancellor Sir Alister McMullin.

P0064 - First presentation of the Newton-John Award - to Ald. A. Morris. Vice-Chancellor George, Professor Newton-John, A. Morris and Professor K. Dutton.

P0065 - Dr. George Edwards.

P0066 - Mr. H.D. Black, Chancellor of the University of Sydney.

P0067 - The Hon. C.B. Cutler, former Deputy Premier of New South Wales - photographed in Vice-Chancellor Auchmuty's office.

P0068 - Dr. Ralph Basden, first Warden of Newcastle University College - photographed in Vice-Chancellor Auchmuty's office.

P0069 - Dr. Ralph Basden, first Warden of Newcastle University College - photographed in Vice-Chancellor Auchmuty's office.

P0070 - Sir James Vernon - photographed in Vice-Chancellor Auchmuty's office.

P0071 - Dr. Jim Allen, Professor of Chemistry.

P0072 - Emeritus Professor J.J. Auchmuty in the Library, [c. 1974?].

P0074 - The Archbishop of Canterbury, Most Rev. Donald Coggan, visited the University on March 17, 1977. Photographed with Vice-Chancellor George and Bishop Parker of Newcastle.

P0075 - Edward Flowers, University Librarian, Vice-Chancellor Auchmuty and Professor K. Dutton.

P0076 - The Chancellor, 1966 - 1977, Sir Alister McMullin, with the Govenor of New South Wales, Sir Roden Cutler.

P0077 - Professor B. Newton-John, Vice-Principal, 1965 - 1974.

P0078 - Professor B. Newton-John, Vice-Principal, 1965 - 1974.

P0079 - Vice-Chancellor Auchmuty signs a contact for a development on the site, watched by Mr. D. D. Morris, Deputy Planner.

P0080 - Sir Garfield Barwick, Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia, 1975.

P0082 - Sir A. Fairhall.

P0083 - Convocation 25 years celebration dinner at Edwards Hall. Emeritus Professor James Auchmuty (centre) with some graduates who were with him in a 1957 group photograph taken at Newcastle University College, Tighes Hill: Ian Bailey (Architecture), Adrienne Pears, Professor Auchmuty, Helen Rice, Geraldine Pears, and Ken Ellis [?], (all of Arts).

P0084 - Visit to University by Mr. K. Beazley, Minister for Education, 30 April, 1975 : Mr. Beazley with Vice-Chancellor George.

P0085 - Vice-Chancellors Auchmuty and George with the Vice-Chancellor's Secretary, Miss Nancy Perkins. [New Years Eve, 1974?].

P0086 - Dr. R. Boyd, Professor Romberg and Mr. O. Jarvis at opening of Architecture Building, 1971

P0087 - Dr. Marcel Aurousseau.

P0088 - Professor James Auchmuty inside the newly completed Great Hall, [1973].

P0089 - New South Wales Minister for Education, Sir Eric Willis, with Vice-Chancellor Auchmuty, before the Australian University Graduates' Conference, held at the University of Newcastle in the early 1970s.

P0090 - Model of the University master plan prepared by Laurie & Heath : Professor Alex Carmichael, Professor Auchmuty, Mr. J. Woodley, Mr. J.E. Williams.

P0091 - Mr. Joe Talty and Ald. F. Purdue before the main doors of the Great Hall, financed by an appeal by Convocation. Mr. Talty, handing a cheque to Ald. F. Purdue, 1973.

P0092 - Sir Garfield Barwick, Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia, delivering the Newcastle Lecture at Edwards Hall, 1975.

P0093 - Vice-Chancellor George signing the contract for the construction of the Medical Sciences Building, 1976. Mr. Bruce Stronach, representing the builders, is behind Professor George.

P0094 - Mr. Norm Million, Lecturer in French.

P0095 - Professor Auchmuty with the Prime Minister of Ireland, Mr. Cosgrave, taken when Professor Auchmuty was awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Law in Dublin in July, 1974.

P0096 - The first transfer of rare books of St. John's College Library, Morpeth, to the University Library in 1973. The Rev. Ray Williamson, Bishop Housden, Vice-Chancellor Auchmuty, and University Librarian E. Flowers.

P0097 - Portrait by Joshua Smith of the late Dr. Ralph Basden, 1959.

P0098 - Professor Auchmuty congratulating a University Medallist, Mr. Peter Barry, of Mechanical Engineering, 1971.

P0099 - Opening of Newcastle University College, December 1951, by Minister for Education Heffron in the presence of Premier McGirr.

P0099-1 - Chancellor Wallace Wurth, Premier McGirr, Education Minister Heffron, Vice-Chancellor Baxter, Warden Basden, Mr. Tainsh.

P0099-2 - Teaching staff processing for the opening. From right: - Stan Baker, Geoff Curthoys?, Selby Alley?, Arthur Ritchie, -, Roy Walker.

P0099-3 - Platform party at the opening, and Premier McGirr speaking.

P0099-4 - Platform party: Lord Mayor Purdue, Professor Baxter, Premier McGirr, Education Minister Heffron, Chancellor Wallace Wurth.

P0099-5 - Warden Basden, Mr. Tainsh, Education Minister Heffron, Vice-Chancellor Baxter, Chancellor Wurth, Premier McGirr.

P0099-6 - Newcastle City Orchestra.

P0099-7 - Education Minister Heffron unveils the Newcastle University College plaque, 3 December, 1951.

P0099-8a-d - Various photographs of academic procession showing President of the Council of the New South Wales University of Technology (Mr C. Wurth) and Premier of New South Wales (Mr McGirr), Lord Mayor Purdue, Bishop Toohey, Mr. Tainsh, Professor Baxter and Mr. Clegg at the opening of Newcastle University College.

P0099-9 - Academic procession, platform party and onlookers.

P0099-9-P9910 - Academic procession, platform party and onlookers.

P0099-11 - Academic procession.

P0099-12 - Onlookers.

P0099-13 - Departure of platform party.