Monthly Archives: May 2014

Bright & Hitchcock, Geelong Archives and the Apricot and Blue 19th Century Dress

I found out about the existence of the University Archives because of a dress. That may sound strange, but the full-skirted apricot and blue patterned silk dress, dating from about 1865 to 1870, has a small label stitched to the inside of its waistband. It reads “From Bright & Hitchcocks, Geelong”. The dress is in […]

Vale Trevor John Hart

Trevor Hart came to the University of Melbourne Archives (UMA) in January 2001 as its Business Archivist. Trevor was well placed to hold this position due to his previous work with the ANZ Bank: both his familiarity with the business environment of banking and his experience as an archivist were important. His career in the […]