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Schools of Arts and Mechanics' Institutes:
From and For the Community

Proceedings of a National Conference convened by the Sydney Mechanics' School of Arts with the support of the Faculty of Education, University of Technology Sydney and Adult Learning Australia (NSW), held 6-8 September 2002, Sydney Mechanics' School of Arts, Level 1, 280 Pitt Street, Sydney.

 

Foreword

by Carol O'Brien

 

Sponsors

 

Papers

Donald Barker

Growth and Decline: Funding for Mechanics' Institutes in Victorian, 1838-1947

 

Joan Beddoe

The Colony of Dissent: Some Distinguishing Features of the Institute Movement in South Australia

 

Barrie Brennan and Warren Newman

What has been the Contribution of the Mechanics' Institutes of the New England/North West

 

Geoffrey Burkhardt

The Records of Schools of Arts and Mechanics' Institutes: Their Genealogical and Family History Utility

 

Ellen Elzey

A Woman's Place? An Overview of Female Participation in the Sydney Mechanics' School of Arts

 

William and Jane Hollier

The Founding Concept of Mechanics' Institutes Alive Again on the  Internet

 

Frank Hurley

Funding a Mechanics' Institute Then and Now: The Case of the Ballaarat MI

 

Jim Lowden

'Mechanics' Institutes are no longer relevant to the 1990s...': The Challenge to the Kilmore Mechanics' Institute!

 

Louise McMahon

Comleroy: A School of Arts, Run By Old Farts!

 

Roger K Morris

Sydney Suburban Schools of Arts: Precursors of Technical Education

 

Elisabeth Richardson

Mechanics' Institutes and Schools of Arts: Precursors of Technical Education

 

Ron Rozzoli

Richmond School of Arts - Part 1: History; Part 2: N.S.W. Acts and Regulations

 

 

 

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