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Archival Collections

The University of Wollongong Library's digital Archival Collections feature a range of material from the University Archives, reflecting the corporate and social history of the University, as well as its connections to the broader Illawarra region. The digitisation of historical content is an ongoing strategy by the Library to unlock the rich and unique material held within the Archives. For information on the complete range of archival collections browse the UOW Archives website.

Featured Collection:
Cochrane Collection

Percy and Renata Cochrane lived in Papua New Guinea during the period 1949-66. The Cochranes' public occupations and private interests converged in their efforts to photograph, record and document facets of Papua New Guinea cultural life, the work of the Administration and Catholic Missions. After leaving the country they continued to write and make films at the request of media organisations. The collection comprises sound recordings, black & white photographs, colour slides, manuscripts, correspondence, publications.View Collection »