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A Sound Beginning.pdf
A account of the early years of Burwood Teachers' College (1954-1955), written by one of the Foundation Year student alumni

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The blazer designed for the Burwood Teachers' College foundation year students, and manufactured by the Myer Emporium Ltd. Also included in this item is a close-up of the blazer's label on the inside lapel, and a letter from Myer's Joint Managing…

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Photographs documenting the construction of the first buildings at Burwood

The first Principal of Burwood Teachers' College, Don Waller (1954 - 1961)

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Photos of attendees at the reunion of Burwood Teacher's College foundation year alumni, including Max Dimmack, one of the original teaching staff, and Brenda Cherednichenko, Executive Dean (Faculty of Arts and Education)

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The original gate to Burwood Teachers' College - a far cry from today's well-signposted entrances on Burwood Highway!

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A group photograph of the foundation year staff and students outside Oxford Hall, Box Hill. Classes were held at Oxford Hall until the buildings were completed on Burwood Road

College song clean.mp3
The anthem was sung with gusto at all College related events. The words, penned by Victor Fitcher and based on the College motto "Animum Cultum Parabo" ("I shall lay the foundation of a well trained mind") were as follows: Animum Cultum Parabo,…

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Staff and students gather in the newly-opened Assembly Hall at Burwood Teachers' College

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Burwood Teachers' College students cheer "Come On Burwood!" at the Intercollege Swimming Carnival, hosted by Toorak Teachers' College at the Olympic Pool in March, 1955.Despite the spectators' enthusiasm (and remarkable hats), Burwood came fourth,…

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Images of Albers Flower Farm, the site that was to become Burwood State College. From the 1930's, the farm grew jonquils and daffodils

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Early sketches used for the design of the Burwood Teachers' College emblem

harvey1858algae-specimens-opt.pdf
Scrapbook of mounted pressed algae specimens individually named and mounted on cards placed in an album. It includes information on where the specimens were collected.

List of Dr. Harvey's duplicate Ceylon algae. The specimens were chiefly…

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Geelong Teachers' College students take pride in the Student Council's dedicated "set of wheels", 1954.
Since opening its doors in 1950, the College had by this time seen 684 student admissions and 469 graduations.
In this years' edition of…

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A collage of photographic images showing the proliferation of al fresco teaching and learning activities at Geelong Teachers' College, circa 1951. The Principal, Mr Whiteoak, can be seen seated in the centre right image. the caption for the bottom…

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In 1950, all specimens from the Geelong Free Library and Museum were decommissioned, and were subsequently acquired by Geelong Teachers' College. Students assisted with the removal of the valuable collection, which was to be used during classes for…

Kardinia Dec 1950 exams.jpg
A light-hearted look at end-of-year examinations from the first volume of Kardinia, the Geelong Teachers' College magazine. The image celebrates the first round of final examinations for the College's foundation year students.
This edition includes…
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