University of Adelaide Archives

The University of Adelaide Archives manages and preserves over 130 years of documentary history relating to South Australia's foremost educational institution.

Collections

The collection contains non-current administrative records that are worthy of permanent preservation and date from the establishment of the University of Adelaide in 1874. It includes University Council and committee minutes, Elder Conservatorium records, early student and staff records, as well as a number of private donations that provide an insight into life at the University. There are also records from student clubs and societies and related institutions including Roseworthy Agricultural College, Waite Agricultural Research Institute, Adelaide Teachers College and the South Australian College of Advanced Education.