April 2014 Blog Posts (1)

Why Universities Collect

How are a 3D printed copy of an ancient artefact, a Dhoeri Headdress from Torress Strait, an iconic image of Christine Keeler, the lower jaw section of a sperm whale and a John Brack portrait of Sir Garfield Barwick and Professor A. G. Mitchell related?  They are all items within the collections of Sydney’s third university.  They all form part of the academic enterprise of higher education, each one is a window into the questions that have occupied the minds of staff and students throughout…

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Added by Andrew Simpson on April 13, 2014 at 7:41 — No Comments

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