Content tagged with Archives and archiving

Pallottine Mission student records - Tardun, WA

In July 2017, the Pallottines donated a collection of material to AIATSIS relating to the Mission, hostel and school that had been operating in...

Blog post - 3 Jun 2019

The Bennelong Letter – Voice of a Wangal Diplomat

The AIATSIS Collection holds a very precious copy of what is considered to be the first known use of written English by an Aboriginal Australian. It...

Blog post - 10 Aug 2017

Revitalising and Protecting Indigenous Knowledge

In the first week of April, Tran Tran, Nell Reidy, Doug Marmion, Thomas Allen and Amy Chesher from AIATSIS travelled to the Kiwirrkurra community to...

Blog post - 16 Jun 2017

AIATSIS and IRCA formalise ties

The permanent preservation of, and access to, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples' cultural materials is the focus of a recently signed...

News - 12 May 2017

NFSA and AIATSIS formalise collaboration through MoU

(L-R) NFSA CEO, Michael Loebenstein, AIATSIS CEO, Russell Taylor AM, Jude Barlow, NFSA Deputy Chair, Wayne Denning and AIATSIS Chair, Professor...

News - 16 Nov 2016

Spying on the AIATSIS Collections: Going undercover with the Nagra Série Noir

How does it feel to hold a real piece of cold war spy equipment in your hands? For our skilled audio technicians, it’s all in a day’s work. They’re...

Blog post - 27 Oct 2016

Arthur Capell and language codes

For many years, AIATSIS has been looking after Arthur Capell’s archive of over 230 reels that contain language recordings. Among these are...

Blog post - 11 Oct 2016

Archival finding aids and discoverability

Archives, or manuscript collections, form over time.  In the process, a structure develops, a shape which reflects the way the content has been...

Blog post - 4 Oct 2016

PY Media wins 2016 Indigenous Remote Archival Fellowship

PY Media at the festival (L-R) Amos Frank, Thomas Holder, chair Sam Lyons, Bradley Roberts, Matthew Berryman and Desmond Woodforde. Photo: Kirstie...

News - 30 Sep 2016

Farewell Dr Barry Cundy

AIATSIS CEO, Russell Taylor AM and Dr Barry Cundy. Photo: AIATSIS This week the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torre Strait Islander...

News - 30 Aug 2016

Introducing the Family History Unit

The Family History Unit has recently been re-established at AIATSIS. We are delighted to once again be able to offer Family History Research directly...

Blog post - 12 Aug 2016

AIATSIS Library wins national award

AIATSIS Library staff in May 2014. Announced as part of the Library and Information Week 2014 celebrations, the Australian Institute of...

News - 12 Dec 2014

Ambassador discovers AIATSIS Swiss link

Mr Thomas Aeschi, Swiss Ambassador to Australia Mr Marcel Stutz and Dr Stefan Kloetzli are shown a rare book by AIATSIS librarian Rita Metzenrath...

News - 12 Dec 2014