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Posts Tagged as: Issue 7

Out of the Cabinet: America’s Cup runneth over

Issue 7 July 2012

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. Continue reading

Restoring the dreams of colonial entrepreneurs

Issue 7 August 2012

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

Archives vintage: the good wife

Issue 7 August 2012

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. Continue reading

The Montevideo Maru tragedy: the missing link?

Issue 7 August 2012

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

Journeys to the ice: uncovering the unexpected

Issue 7 August 2012

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

What a gem! Taking the Olympics to the world

Issue 7 August 2012

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

In brief: Issue 7

Issue 7 August 2012

News and information from the Archives. Continue reading