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Archive and Manuscript collections: Introduction

The University Archives

Founded in February 1975 to safeguard the permanent value records of the University of Newcastle, the University Archives within the Auchmuty Library holds some 2,000 shelf metres of priceless manuscript material dating from the year 1826.

Many important and valuable research collections relating to the region have been deposited in the archives including:

We have an Alphabetical Listing of Archive and Manuscript Finding Aids and Shelf Listings available.

Historical Course Outlines

Digitised course outlines and faculty handbooks prior to 2004 are available on Living Histories. If you are looking for course outlines from 2004 onwards then you will need to contact the school directly for this information. 

Location and hours


Archives is situated near the Information Common, Level 2 of the Auchmuty Library.


By appointment only

Monday to Friday