Collection UQFL629 - University of Queensland Department of Physics Slides

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Reference code

UQFL629

Title

University of Queensland Department of Physics Slides

Date(s)

  • ca. 1880-ca. 1999 (Creation)

Level of description

Collection

Extent and medium

2 boxes, 34 parcels, 8 albums.

Context area

Name of creator

(1919-)

Administrative history

The first Lecturer in Physics, Thomas Parnell, was appointed in 1911, under a combined Department of Mathematics and Physics. In 1919 he was promoted to Chair and Physics became a separate Department.

Archival history

Collection of slides created and compiled by the University of Queensland Physics Department, primarily for teaching purposes.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Transferred from UQ Physics Museum in 2016.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Lantern slides, 35mm slides, negatives, glass plate negatives, and indexes to slides. Also one box of 5 unexposed AGFA-Gevaert brand negatives. Wooden cabinet originally used to house lantern slides retained separately.

A combination of original and published sets of slides. Initially glass lantern slides, later additions were acquired in 35mm slide format with some lantern slides then reformatted. The collection also appears to include some slides obtained from other Departments.

In 1950, the St Lucia campus Parnell Building lecture theatres were designed specifically without windows to facilitate the use of slide projectors.

Unless otherwise noted, all date ranges applied to this collection are approximations based on format and content.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Accruals

System of arrangement

Arranged into series by format by processing archivist. Original order maintained within sub-series when applicable.

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Conditions governing access

Unrestricted access.

Conditions governing reproduction

Copyright applies.
Pre-1955 images: copyright expired.

Language of material

  • English

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Created, AM, 18-Sep-2019.

Language(s)

  • English

Script(s)

Sources

Webster, H. C. (1977). A history of the Physics Department of the University of Queensland. [Dept. of Physics, University of Queensland], [St. Lucia, Q.]

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  • Album: UQFL629 Album 1
  • Album: UQFL629 Album 2
  • Album: UQFL629 Album 3
  • Album: UQFL629 Album 4
  • Album: UQFL629 Album 5
  • Album: UQFL629 Album 6
  • Album: UQFL629 Album 7
  • Album: UQFL629 Album 8
  • Box: UQFL629 Box 1
  • Box: UQFL629 Box 2
  • Parcel: UQFL629 Parcel 1
  • Parcel: UQFL629 Parcel 2
  • Parcel: UQFL629 Parcel 3
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