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Digital Collections (University Library)

The University Library consists of six libraries, IT infrastructure and services, telephone and audio-visual services, a range of research and learning support services and special collections.

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Collections in this community

Collection Name Description
Australian History

A collection of digitized materials from the Special Collections in the University Library, relating to the history of Australia.

Literature

Digitised materials from the Special Collections in the University Library. Authors featured in this collection include Randolph Stow and Sean McMullen.

Performing arts at UWA

Digitised materials from the Special Collections in the University Library, pertaining to past dramatic and literary performances at the University of Western Australia.

Peter Cowan

Peter Cowan (1914-2002) was the grandson of Australia's first female parliamentarian, Edith Dircksey Cowan. After graduating from the University of Western Australia, he began writing the short stories, novels and biographies that established him as an Australian writer of note. His novel The Color of the Sky won the Western Australian Premier’s Book Award for Fiction in 1986, and in 1992 he won the Patrick White Award. A Senior Tutor at UWA for many years, Peter Cowan was also co-editor of the literary journal Westerly. He was named one of Western Australia’s Living Treasures in 1999.

The Special Collections in the University Library include Peter Cowan's Australiana book collection (about 3,000) and his papers (MS0117).

Special Collections Finding Aids

Finding aids for the various archival and manuscript collections housed in the Special Collections in the University Library.

For a full list of these collections, see the University Library Special Collections Web page.

UWA History A collection of digitized materials from the Special Collections in the University Library, relating to the history of the University of Western Australia.