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Curtin University Archives

Curtin University Archives

“The great University should find its heroes in the present; its hope in the future; it should look ever forward; for it the past should be but a preparation for the greater days to be.”

– John Curtin, 16 April 1932

Curtin University Archives

“The great University should find its heroes in the present; its hope in the future; it should look ever forward; for it the past should be but a preparation for the greater days to be.”

– John Curtin, 16 April 1932

Curtin University Archives

“The great University should find its heroes in the present; its hope in the future; it should look ever forward; for it the past should be but a preparation for the greater days to be.”

– John Curtin, 16 April 1932

Preserving the University’s records of continuing value

Special archives and collections

Special archives and collections

The University Archives preserves significant records of the University, its amalgamated institutions, and the personal papers of individuals and groups associated with the University.

Stories from the Archives

Stories from the Archives

Discover some of the stories, photos and people across our unique collections.

Our projects

Our projects

Learn about our projects to preserve, describe and make the University’s records accessible.


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this website may contain images, names and voices of deceased persons.

Learn about the Melanesian Film Archive

This unique medical and ethnographic archive holds film and other records from Papua New Guinea, Southeast Asia and South America dating from 1926 through to 1980.

Explore

Accessing the Archives

Requests for access are welcome, please contact us for further information.