National Archives of Australia

Issue 7 August 2012

 

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Out of the Cabinet: America’s Cup runneth over

Ian Warden uncovers a submission urging the government to make the most of American interest in Australia in the wake of the 1983 America’s Cup.



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Restoring the dreams of colonial entrepreneurs

Find out how conservators have restored the dreams of colonial entrepreneurs by preserving 19th-century trademarks records.



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Archives vintage: the good wife

How do you measure up as a ‘good wife’? We take a look back at expectations of wives in 1950s Australia, as represented in the Archives’ photographic collection.



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The Montevideo Maru tragedy: the missing link?

A document recently received by the National Archives sheds light on Australia’s greatest maritime tragedy.



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Journeys to the ice: uncovering the unexpected

Researcher Amy Lay found fascinating records about Antarctica, and a few surprises, in the Archives’ collection.



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What a gem! Taking the Olympics to the world

Watch rare footage from the 1956 Olympics in Melbourne – and see how much media and telecommunications have changed.



Memento Number 18 September 2001 - FE Williams Photography Book

In brief: Issue 7

News and information from the Archives.



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