State Library Exhibition: Cornucopia: Gardens and Gardening in South AustraliaThis exhibition explores South Australia's rich gardening heritage, from First Nations peoples' caretaking of the land through to gardens of the mid-20th century. The exhibition draws from the State Library's collections, including books, oral histories, photographs, maps, and a 1947 silent film by Hubert Wicks. On now … Continue reading Gardens and Gardening in SA
Friends of the South Australian Archives AGMFeaturing speaker Dr Heidi Ing on 'Citizen Historians and the Archive'. To be held 25 October 2023, 6pm, at the Box Factory, 59 Regent Street Adelaide.Further information here (pdf).
FINAL MEETING FOR THE YEAR: NOVEMBER 3 at 7.30pmBurnside City Uniting Church, 384 Portrush Rd TusmoreSIR JOSIAH SYMON: ANTI-SOCIALIST SENATOR FOR SOUTH AUSTRALIA – Dr David Faber David Faber’s research on Antisocialist Senator for SA Sir Josiah Symon began with a survey of his library, preserved in the Mortlock Wing of the State Library of … Continue reading November Members Meeting
Have you read a good non-fiction book on South Australian history or biography published in 2023? Nominations for the Keain Medal are now open and close 30 March 2024. The Nomination form can be found here: https://historicalsocietysa.com/keain-medal/
The History Trust of South Australia in partnership with The University of South Australia presents Talking History 2023 Uncanny Histories: The Invisible, Mysterious and Miraculous Our panel of expert historians advocate for a more curious, critical, and creative way to respectfully research histories and biographies. But how do you do this in a primarily objective industry? This tantalising … Continue reading Uncanny Histories Talk