From the Dig It Archives: Issue Nine 2000

By Tristan Grainger ____________________________________________________ At this time of year the Annual General Meeting is fast approaching, and so is your chance to nominate for life membership. In this addition from the Dig it Up archives, issue 9, 2002, the presidential address discuses life membership and the first voted life member, Vincent Megaw. Vincent was voted…

From the Dig It Archives: Issue Six 1999

By Holly Winter ____________________________________________________ This post of ‘From the Dig It Archives’ includes three interesting articles from Issue 6 1999 that explore the endeavours of the Flinders ArchSoc and the experience of a student studying overseas. In ‘Presidential Address’ (1999:3-4), President Gordon Copland discusses the success and activities of the first semester, 1999, for the…

From the Dig It Archives: Issue Five 1998 (NASC Edition)

By Leah Puletama ____________________________________________________ Controversy abounds in this issue of Dig It, and let’s be honest, who doesn’t love a bit of controversy? The President’s message opens with a very positive view of the Society, ‘known as a group of students without parallels to be found in any other similarly focused student body in Australia’…

From the Dig It Archives: Issue Four 1998

By Antoinette Hennessy ____________________________________________________ Due to a few technical errors (mostly regarding our Domain upgrade from flindersarchsoc.com to flindersarchsoc.org), this week’s instalment of ‘From the Dig It Archives’ is a little late. Take a step back in time to an early account of the Burra Field trip in 1998, when Mark Staniforth was still a…

From the Dig It Archives: Issue Three 1998

By Nessa Beasley ____________________________________________________ For the third post of Flinders ArchSoc’s ‘From the Dig It Archives’, we have three interesting articles from 1998 (Issue 3) for your viewing. In ‘Message from the Chair’ (1998:2) President Matthew Rice discusses the popularity and success of the newsletter’s first two issues from the previous year (when Dig It…

From the Dig It Archives: Issue Two 1997

By Jessica Lumb ____________________________ Welcome to the second instalment of the Flinders ArchSoc blogging project, ‘From the Dig It Archives’! In this edition, we have two articles reproduced from Issue 2, 1997. In ‘Message from the Chair’ (1997:2) President Matthew Rice calls Flinders Archaeology Society members to action – to volunteer for an exhibition at the Union Gallery;…

History of ArchSoc: From the Dig It Archives

In May, the Flinders ArchSoc will be celebrating everything historical for About Time: South Australia’s History Festival. In conjunction with the beginning of About Time next Wednesday the 1st of May, we will be launching our new blogging project ‘From the Dig It Archives’ to create an understanding and express an appreciation for the history of our Society. Starting with Dig It 1,…