Stories in Stone: an annotated history and guide to the collections and papers of Ernest Westlake (1855-1922) by Rebe, Mike and Gavan McCarthy of the University of Melbourne’s eScholarship Research Centre, makes available the digitised papers of Ernest Westlake, including those created during his journey to Tasmania in 1908-1910, when he collected over 13,000 stone tools.
Here are Rebe and Mike to tell the story of the archive and explain how two publications and two journeys became entwined.
Tonight it’s time to prepare. To pack clothes, check my washbag, run through the flight details, check my wallet and passport are in place, and – because I’m paranoid – check and re-check everything umpteen times until I finally get in a cab tomorrow morning. I do the travel thing fairly regularly as part of […]
This year I was planning to finally read Ulysses in its entirety in time to celebrate on 16 June. I even took it off my bookcase a couple of weeks ago and put it on my coffee table so it was staring at me. But I didn’t. I didn’t even start. So, other than the first 50 […]