UQ Archives

The University of Queensland Archives collects and preserves university records of enduring value, to document the administrative history and support corporate accountability.


The permanent records date from the incorporation of the University in 1909, and from 1897 for Queensland Agricultural College, now UQ Gatton Campus.

The archive includes administrative records, committee minutes, student and staff records, and university publications. Some of the major holdings are minutes of the University of Queensland Senate, the Academic Board and its predecessors the Board of Faculties and the Professorial Board, and Faculty and school committees. The University of Queensland Archives holds significant photographic collections pertaining to the university along with some moving image material.

Information access


UQ Archives provide University staff and postgraduates, professional historians, researchers and heritage consultants with an authoritative and reliable source of information on the University and the people associated with it.

Browse an overview of the Archives holdings (PDF, 1.1 MB) and note the identifiers of items of interest.


Due to the confidential nature of most University Archives material, access to the collection is by appointment only. Email or phone the Archivist to discuss your enquiry.

+61 7 3365 2918


A selection of photographs and documents of The University of Queensland held by UQ Archives is available online.

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