Michael Organ - Publications, Presentations, Reports & Blogs

1984-2019

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M.K. Organ is the sole author of all material listed, unless otherwise indicated. The bibliography is arranged chronologically, from most recent to oldest. It includes material published in both print and on the internet, ranging from books, book chapters, journal articles and conference papers through to websites, presentations and blogs.

2019

The Art of Aldona Zakarauskas, 26 February 2019. A brief listing of the art of this Newcastle-based, Lithuanian-born artist. [Blog]

Toby Zoates Art - Posters, Painting and Performance, 20 February 2019. A  brief summary of the art and performance career of the artist known as Toby Zoates. [Blog]

Pandora's Cross, 1978 - An Original Play by Dorothy Hewitt, 19 February 2019. Commentary on the Dorothy Hewitt play, plus reproduction of the text. [Blog]

Russian International Women's Day poster 1920, 14 February 2019. Commentary on an iconic Russian poster from 1920 and 1926. [Blog]

2018

Denver 2018, 18 November 2018. Account of a visit to Denver in February 2018 for a conference. [Blog]

1968: Counterculture, Protest, Revolution - UOW Symposium, 6 November 2018. Timetable for the conference held on 30 November at the University of Wollongong. [Blog]

Robert Detheux - Belgian Poster Artist, 31 October 2018. Brief outline of the film poster art of Robert Detheux. [Blog]

Confrontational Continuum: Modernism and the psychedelic art of Martin Sharp, The Sixties: A journal of history, politics and culture. 16 October 2018. [Refereed journal article]

Susan Jones, Michael Organ, Anthony Rice and Grant White, Catching 'tears in the rain': Blade Runner and the archiving of memory and identity, Australian Society of Archives conference, 26 September 2018. [Conference paper]

Countercultural enclave: Martin Sharp's Yellow House, Counterculture Studies, 1(1), 2018, 6-34. [Refereed journal article]

Martin Sharp's Clune Galleries Exhibition 1965, 6 June 2018. An account of Sharp's first solo exhibition. [Blog]

Pauline Boty - Pop Art Pioneer, 17 May 2018. Listing of works by the British artist, from the late 50s through to the mid 60s. [Blog]

Tolkien's Surrealistic Pillow: Leaf by Niggle, Journal of Tolkien Research, 5(1), 2018. [Journal article]

Cool Reception ... Bob Dylan in London 1962, 22 April 2018. An account of Dylan's visit to England and Italy in December 1962 and January 1963. [Blog]

Fusion 72, 8 March 2018. Account of the Wollongong Arts Festival of 1972 from the perspective of artist David Humphries. [Blog]

From the Hague to the Gong - the Beringers in Australia, 18 February 2018. Brief account of the family of Cornelius and Katarina Beringer following their immigration to Australia in 1954. [Blog]

2017

Bill Peascod - Climber, Artist and Teacher, 20 November 2017. Account of the Australian residence of Bill Peascod. [Blog]

Memories of owning an A9X, 5 October 2017. Account of the circumstances around my acquisition of a Torana A9X between 1981-3. [Blog]

"He is" Tom Bombadil : earth spirit, 14 September 2017. A commentary on the mysterious J.R.R. Tolkien character who appeared in The Lord of the Rings. [Blog]

Dylanesque - Brett Whiteley and Bob Dylan, 10 August 2017. Discussion around the interest in, and connection with Bob Dylan by Australian artist Brett Whiteley. [Blog]

Brett Whiteley in New York, 28 March 2017. An account of Brett Whiteley's residency in New York between October 1967 and July 1969. [Blog]

Martin Sharp's Art Book 1972, 23 March 2017. Discussion of the works included in this 1972 publication, along with variants thereof. [Blog]

Bulli Tidal Pool, 18 March 2017. Replication of the 2009 assessment of tidal flow in the rock pool at Waniora Point, Bulli, including recommendations for restoration of water quality and social amenity. [Blog]

Redback Graphix - a listing of works, 8 February 2017. [Blog]

The Electric Prunes European Tour 1967-8, 2 February 2017. Detailled description of the Electric Prunes tour of the UK and Europe at  the end of 1967. [Blog]

Witchwork Posters - a feminist poster collective, 22 January 2017. [Blog]

2016

Edmund Biddulph Henning 1834-1928, 20 December 2016. A timeline along with description of his association with Austinmer.
[Blog]

St John's Church, Austinmer, 1904-95, 11 December 2016. [Blog]

Glenn Mitchell and Michael Organ, Re-imagining Sandon Point, Re-imagining Australia: Encounter, Recognition, Responsibility, International Australian Studies Association (InASA) conference, Maritime Museum of Western Australia, Fremantle, 7-9 December 2016. [Paper + presentation]

The Reverend W.B. Clarke's visit to Wollongong 1839-40, 23 November 2016. [Blog]

Looking for Uncle Sonny [Keevil], 23 September 2016. [Blog]

Alice in OZ, Tulip Time Festival, Bowral Friends of the Library, 20 September 2016. [Presentation]

Captain Cook at Woonona 28 April 1770, Northern Illawarra U3A, Thirroul Community Library, 7 September 2016. [Presentation]

Axel Sutinen, My Yellow House experience, 23 July 2016. Edited by Michael Organ. [Blog]

Alice in OZ, 13 July 2016. Copy of original 2014 webpage and published version. [Blog]

Captain Cook and the Appin Massacre - the Empire unbound, 2nd Illawarra Aboriginal Heritage Conference, University of Wollongong, 10 July 2016. [Presentation]

Martin Sharp, LSD and UFOs, 7 July 2016. [Blog]

2nd Illawarra Aboriginal Heritage Conference, 7 July 2016. [Blog]

The Yellow House Revisited, Aquarius Redux: Rethinking Architecture's Counterculture conference, Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning, University of Sydney, 4-5 July 2016. [Conference presentation + paper]

Martin Sharp's Phantasmagorical Yellow House, 12 June 2016. [Blog]

Sustaining a library digitisation program - the UOW experience, Academic Library 4 : Sustainable Academic Libraries - Now and Beyond conference, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Library and the Chineses University of Hong Kong Library, Hong Kong, 3 June 2016. [Conference presentation + paper]

People, Politics and Pop - Australia in the Sixites: Martin Sharp's Drawings, 13 May 2016. [Blog]

Surfing Roundabout 1965, 3 May 2016. [Blog]

Captain Cook at Woonona 28 April 1770, 18 April 2016. [Blog]

Appin Massacre and Governor Macquarie's War 1816, With Secrecy and Despatch Symposium, Campbelltown Arts Centre, 9 April 2016. [Presentation]

Appin Massacre 1816, 7 April 2016. [Blog]

Lee Conklin Psychedelic Posters, 4 April 2016. [Blog]

Psychedelic and counterculture posters in situ 1967-71, 20 March 2016. [Blog]

The World's First Psychedelic Jazz Concert - Graeme Lyall's Psychedelia, Sydney 1967, 8 March 2016. [Blog]

Neil Cairns, Rebecca Daly, Christopher Moore and Michael Organ, 3D Immersive Collection and Teaching Environments: the Yellow House Project @ UOW, VALA 2016 conference, Melbourne, 11 February 2016. [Conference presentation + refereed paper]

Cinema Art Films 1927-30, 1939 - Silent Foreign Films Downunder, 1 February 2016. [Blog]

Big O Posters - A Preliminary Listing 1967-70, 6 January 2016. [Blog]

2015

Martin Sharp - A Chronology, 22 December 2015. [Blog]

Yellow House poster 1972, 7 December 2015. [Blog]

Working with the Research Services Office, CAUL (Council of Australian University Librarians) Research Repositories Community Days, University of Melbourne, 12-13 November 2015. [Presentation + conference paper]

Martin Sharp's Roundhouse UFO poster 1967, 18 October 2015. [Blog]

The lost art of Helen Horvath, 29 September 2015. [Blog]

Фуртуна - Furtuna / Fortune 1959 Russian movie poster, 16 September 2015. [Blog]

The Human Family / Love Festival poster by John Hurford, 10 September 2015. [Blog]

Martin Sharp @ Picasso Cafe, June 1967, 3 September 2015. [Blog]

Maureen E. Schlangen, Content, Credibility and Readership: Putting your Institutional Repository on the Map, Public Services Quarterly, September 2015. [Refereed journal article which includes interview with Michael Organ]

Vincent 1968 - Martin Sharp poster, 29 August 2015. [Blog]

Nigel Mentzel Psychedelic Posters, 26 August 2015. A listing and account of the work of English collector, dealer, artist and bootleger of psychedelic posters. [Blog]


Austinmer Railway Station and the mystery of Moore Street hill, 10 August 2015. [Blog]

High Times OZ magazine 1971, 28 July 2015. [Blog]

Pre-Raphaelite Wonderland - Christian Yandell's Alice, Antipodes: A Global Journal of Australian and New Zealand Literature, 29(1), 2015, 181-191. [Refereed journal article]

Hume Cook's Australian Fairy Tales 1925Biblionews and Australian Notes and Queries: Journal of the Book Collectors' Society of Australia, 386, June 2015, 62-80. [Journal article]

Joe Gomez Avalon Ballroom Poster 1967, 27 June 2015. [Blog]

Martin Sharp and Vincent Van Gogh, 17 June 2015. [Blog]

Emilio Pucci - Italian style meets 60s psychedelia, 4 June 2015. [Blog]

Whitcombe's Alice in Wonderland 1924, 3 June 2015. [Blog]

Martin Sharp's Yellow House - Timeline, 31 May 2015. [Blog]

The Yardbirds Australasian Tour 1967, 23 May 2015. [Blog]

Berlin Babylon - Apocalyptic Visions in Fritz Lang's Metropolis 1927, 30 April 2015. [Blog]

Yardbirds 68 - The Final Days, January-July 1968, 12 April 2015. [Blog]

Measuring Success - Research Online at the University of Wollongong, Bepress Digital Commons Event, Academic, College and Research Libraries (ACRL) conference, Portland, Oregon, 25 March 2015. [Presentation]

The 'London' Edition of Captain Charles Wilkes' Narrative of the U.S. Exploring Expedition, 1845,  Biblionews and Australian Notes and Queries: Journal of the Book Collectors' Society of Australia, 385, March 2015, 12-18. [Journal article]

Edinburgh 2005 - supporting Tibet in the Scottish Parliament, 10 March 2015. [Blog]

Guerilla Publishing, Future Feminist Archive conference, Art Gallery of New South Wales, CrossArts Project and College of Fine Arts, Sydney, 6 March 2015. [Presentation]

Kaja Renkas posters - in the long tradtion of Polish poster art, 6 February 2015. [Blog]

Buddhism - made simple, 31 Janaury 2015. [Blog]

Wollongong - home of the Koala : a brief history, 19 January 2015. [Blog]

OZ Archive - UOW Library Collections, 19 January 2015. [Blog]

2014

C.W. Peck's Australian Legends: Aboriginal Dreaming stories of eastern Australia, Australian Folklore, 29, 2014, 53-69. [Journal article]

Martin Sharp's Tarot Cards - the major arcana, 12 December 2014. [Blog]

Digitisation, repositories and outreach
, CAUL Research Repositories Community Day, Australian Catholic University, North Sydney, November 2014. [Presentation]

Warriors without a war, Arena Journal, 132, November 2014, 15-16. [Article]

Governor Macquarie's Aboriginal War 1816, 28 October 2014. [Blog - edited version of Secret Service]

Secret Service - Recognition of Governor Macquarie's Aboriginal War of 1816, Proceedings of the National Conference of the Royal Australian Historical Society, Mittagong, 25-26 October 2014. [Conference paper + presentation]

King Kong and the Birdman - SEX!, Surrealism and Sharp's psychedelia, 18 October 2014. [Blog]

Martin Sharp posters - a chronological list 1962-2009, 28 September 2014. [Blog]

Taiwan - a visit in January 2004, 15 September 2014. [Blog]

SMS Novara Crew - Austrian Round the World Expediton 1857-9, 14 September 2014. [Blog]

Live Give Love 1968 - Martin Sharp meets Michelangelo, 10 September 2014. [Blog]

Rebecca Daly and Michael Organ, Embed and Engage! Delivering a digitisation program at the University of Wollongong Library, Australian Library Journal, 63(3), September 2014, 220-237. [Refereed journal article]

Michael Organ and Margarett Britt, Skyz the Limit - gig guide, 11 August 2014. [Blog]

Hume Cook and Christian Yandell's Australian Fairy Tales, 1925, 6 August 2014. [Blog]

Alice's radioactive tea party - the Toni Robertson Tea and Yellowcake poster 1977, 31 July 2014. [Blog]

Michael Organ and Rebecca Daly, OZ magazine goes digital - and the party continues, The Conversation, 31 July 2014. [Article]

The Australian Aboriginal War 1788-1901, 6 July 2014. [Blog]

The Battle of Fairy Meadow 1830, 17 June 2014. [Blog]

The Vamps (Australian Band), Wikipedia, 10 June 2014. [Webpage]

The Vamps (Australian Band), Facebook, 10 June 2014. [Website]

New tactics see coal seam gas protests gain the upper hand, The Conversation [website], 28 May 2014. [Article]

Searching for the night garden - Colin Lanceley's lithograph 1997, 14 May 2014. [Blog]

Martin Sharp's Jimi Hendrix - posters and paint, 9 May 2014. [Blog]

Blowing in the Mind - Martin Sharp's 1967 Bob Dylan poster, 7 May 2014. [Blog]


The Vamps - Australia's first female rock group, 11 April 2014. [Blog]

Legalise Cannabis - Martin Sharp's poster 1967, 5 April 2014. [Blog]

Colin Lanceley's South Coast - Wombarra to Werri Lagoon and inbetween, 4 April 2014. [Blog]

Martin Sharp and the Sweet Shop, World's End, London, 1968, 10 March 2014. [Blog]

Historic film of Wollongong - a chronological listing 1912 - c.1959, 9 March 2014. [Blog].

Waymouth, Sharp and OZ, London 1966-69, 1 March 2014. [Blog]

Boris Grinsson poster - Smiley 1956, 24 February 2014. [Blog]

Victor Moscoso - Rites of Spring poster 1967, 14 February 2014. [Blog]

Michael Organ and Rebecca Daly, What's on the telly?: Streaming the Archives to new audiences, Proceedings of VALA2014 17th Biennial Conference, Melbourne Exhibition Centre, 3-6  February 2014. [Refereed conference paper and presentation]

2013

Sunshine Superman - Martin Sharp's Donovan Poster 1967, 29 December 2013. [Blog]

Martin Sharp Record Covers, 13 December 2013. [Blog]

Brett Whiteley and Thirroul - life and death, 5 November 2013. [Blog]

Michael Organ and Ann O'Hea, Managing grant publication mandates : an interoperable implementation model, CAIRSS Community Day, Griffith University, 28 October 2013. [Presentation + paper]

OZ Posters - OZ Magazine 1964-1971, 26 September 2013. [Blog]

Alice in OZ - "Please, Ma'am, is this New Zealand? Or Australia?' - The Lewis Carroll Alice in Wonderland Books in Australia, Biblionews and Australian Notes and Queries: Journal of the Book Collectors' Society of Australia, 379, September 2013, 71-86. [Journal article].

Metropolis - the Australian Version, Utopian Cinema, National Film and Sound Archive, Canberra, 11 August 2013. [Presentation]

Rebecca Daly, Michael Organ and Pia Petrie, Wollongong in Posters - Art on a Telegraph Pole, Panizzi Room, University of Wollongong Library, 8 July - 9 August 2013. [Exhibition + catalogue]

Steel City Pictures - Mary Callaghan and Greetings from Wollongong, 25 July 2013. [Blog]

Yanni Stumbles / Janni Alexander Posters and Graphic Art, 18 July 2013. [Blog]

Mary Callaghan Posters and Graphic Design, 12 July 2013. [Blog]

'Please Mr Frodo, is this New Zealand? Or Australia?' ... 'No Sam, it's Middle-earth.' Peter Jackson and the appropriation of Tolkien's English mythology, Metro Magazine, 177, July 2013, 56-61. [Journal article]

Tolkien's Japonisme: Prints, Dragons and a Great Wave, Tolkien Studies, X, July 2013. [Journal article]

Sixties Sharp - the pop and psychedelic art of Martin Sharp, 29 June 2013. [Blog]

What's the Point? The Failure of Community Activism, The Conversation, 16 March 2013. [Web article]

Wollongong's Bicentennial - a time for celebration, or a wake?, Illawarra News [blog], 12 March 2013. [Article]

non-sequitur* - Proposed demolition of Seaview Guest House, Bulli, Illawarra News [blog], 4 March 2013. [Article]

2012

Metropolis: Rotwang's robot, Revolution and Redemption [exhibition], Wollongong City Gallery, 5 November 2012 - 3 February 2013. [Exhibition curator]

A. Ashbolt, R. Cahill and M.K. Organ (eds.), Illawarra Unity - Journal of the Illawarra Branch of the Australian Society for the Study of Labour History, volume 11, number 1, 2012, 86p. [Co-editor of Journal]

Feredinand Hochstetter in Australia, 1858-1859, in James N. Bade (ed.), Ferdinand Hochstetter and the contribution of German speaking scientists to New Zealand in the nineteenth century, Series: Germanica Pacifica, volume 10, Peter Lang, Frankfurt, 2012, 297-310. [Book chapter]

"Out of the shadows" .... Strategic development of an institutional repository, Presentation to the CAIRSS Community Days conference, Griffith University, Brisbane, 20 November 2012. [Conference presentation]

2011

Michael K. Organ, Naj Aziz and Jan Anton Nemcik, Improving access to Underground Coal Operators' Conference papers, 11th Underground Coal Operators' Conference, University of Wollongong & the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, 2011, 390-407. [Conference paper]

2010

Research Online: achieving success, Presentation at the Meeting of Bepress (Digital Commons) Australian Sites Representatives, VALA Conference, Melbourne Conference and Exhibition Centre, 7 February 2010. [Conference presentation]

Leveraging research quality assessment exercises to increase repository content - an Australian case study, Paper presented at the CAIRSS (Council of Australian University Librarians Institutional Repository Support Service) Community Day, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University, Melbourne, 10 September 2010, 7p. [Conference paper]

A. Ashbolt, R. Cahill and M.K. Organ (eds.), Illawarra Unity - Journal of the Illawarra Branch of the Australian Society for the Study of Labour History, volume 10, number 1, 2010, 86p. [Co-editor of Journal]

2009

R. Daly and M.K. Organ, Research Online: Digital Commons as a Publishing Platform at the University of Wollongong, Australia, Serials Review, 35(2), 2009. [Refereed journal article]

The Sixties at Wollongong: student affairs in a regional Australian university, Illawarra Unity - Journal of the Illawarra Branch of the Australian Society for the Study of Labour History, 9(1), 2009, 40-60. [Journal article]

One-stop repository shop for University of Wollongong, inCite, 30(9), 2009, 22. [Journal item]

A. Ashbolt, R. Cahill and M.K. Organ (eds.), Illawarra Unity - Journal of the Illawarra Branch of the Australian Society for the Study of Labour History, volume 9, number 1, 2009, 90p. [Co-editor of Journal]

2008

A. Moyal and M.K. Organ, Koala - A Historical Biography, CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood, Victoria, 2008, 246p. [Book]

A. Ashbolt, R. Cahill and M.K. Organ (eds.), Illawarra Unity - Journal of the Illawarra Branch of the Australian Society for the Study of Labour History, volume 8, number 1, 2008, 98p. [Co-editor of Journal]

The 'Count' and Illawarra : Paul Edmund de Strzelecki's supposed excursion to Wollongong, December 1839, Illawarra Historical Society Bulletin, November 2008, 67-75.

2007

M.K. Organ and H. Mandl, Outsourcing open access - Digital Commons at the University of Wollongong, Australia, OCLC Systems & Services, 23(4), November 2007, 353-362. [Refereed journal article].

Greed Town: The failure of community protest and the silencing of community voice in the City of Wollongong 1987-2007, Mermory, Heritage and Place: Wollongong's Changing History Conference, University of Wollongong, 14 June 2007. [Conference paper] .

Light from the tunnel: collecting the archives of business and labour at the Australian National University , 1953-2003, Labour History, 92, May 2007, 183-185. [Book review].

A. Ashbolt, R. Cahill and M.K. Organ (eds.), Illawarra Unity - Journal of the Illawarra Branch of the Australian Society for the Study of Labour History, volume 7, number 1, October 2007, 62p. [Co-editor of Journal]

2006

Download Statistics - What do they tell us? The example of Research Online, the open access institutional repository at the University of Wollongong, Australia, D-Lib Magazine, Virginia, 12(11), November 2006. [Refereed journal article]

Brickies: Working Life at the Thirroul Brickworks 1972-1983, Illawarra Unity, volume 6, number 2, November 2006, 55-71. [Journal article]

Beyond Hollywood: Frank Gould, Lithographic Printer, Illawarra Unity, volume 6, number 2, July 2006, 72-78. [Journal article]

A. Ashbolt, J. Coghlan and M.K. Organ (eds.), Illawarra Unity - Journal of the Illawarra Branch of the Australian Society for the Study of Labour History, volume 6, number 2, November 2006, 86p. [Co-editor of Journal]

A. Ashbolt, J. Coghlan and M.K. Organ (eds.), Illawarra Unity - Journal of the Illawarra Branch of the Australian Society for the Study of Labour History, volume 6, number 1, July 2006, 67p. [Co-editor of Journal]

Captain Westmacott's Drawing Book - A Colonial Oddity, Art New Zealand, Auckland, 119, Winter 2006, 77-81. [Journal article]

2005

Metropolis in black and white - the art of Percy Benison 1928, Metro Magazine , St Kilda, 146/147, December 2005, 170-174. [Journal article]

Strike 1912 - Looking for Australia's Earliest Workers Film, Illawarra Unity - Journal of the Illawarra Branch of the Australian Society for the Study of Labour History, volume 5, number 1, September 2005, 40-54. [Journal article]

Tribute to Bill Whiley 1927 - 2004, Illawarra Unity - Journal of the Illawarra Branch of the Australian Society for the Study of Labour History, volume 5, number 1, September 2005. [Journal article]

A. Ashbolt, D. Cahill and M.K. Organ (eds.), Illawarra Unity - Journal of the Illawarra Branch of the Australian Society for the Study of Labour History, volume 5, number 1, September 2005, 58p. [Co-editor of Journal]

2004

[Australian Federal Parliament - to 9 October 2004] Speeches to the Australian Federal Parliament, Government House, Canberra, by Michael Organ were published within the official Hansard.

2003

[House of Representatives Select Committee on the Recent Australian Bushfires] A Nation Charred: Inquiry into the Recent Australian Bushfires, Parliament House, Canberra, 23 October 2003, 368p. [Report]

[Australian Federal Parliament] Speeches to the Australian Federal Parliament, Government House, Canberra, by Michael Organ were published within the official Hansard.

2002

[Australian Federal Parliament - from 19 October 2002] Speeches to the Australian Federal Parliament, Governemnt House, Canberra, by Michael Organ were published within the official Hansard.

The Regent Theatre, Wollongong : "Australia's most beautiful theatre", Illawarra Historical Society Bulletin, July 2002, 40-43. [Article]

2001

Metropolis Film Archive, A compendium of resources on Fritz Lang's 1927 film [web site], 2001.

The Battle of Bulli - Women, children and striking coalminers repel blacklegs, police and a steam locomotive at Bulli, New South Wales, Australia, Monday, 17th January 1887, Illawarra Unity, volume 2, number 4, 2001. [Journal article]

2000

Report on July meeting: Mr Peter Poulton: The Boer War & Australia's involvement, Illawarra Historical Society Bulletin, September 2000, 62-62. [Article]

Trooper Frank Andrews (1880-1900) of Wollongong: A Boer War casualty, Illawarra Historical Society Bulletin, September 2000, 63-63.
[Article]

History and Heritage: Change and Adaptation, in Glen Barkley (ed.), Illawarra Visions - Collections of the University of Wollongong [Exhibition Catalogue], University of Wollongong and Wollongong City Gallery, June 2000. [Book chapter]

1999

"...a small fish in a small pond..." The Reverend W.B. Clarke (1798-1878): 200 Years On. Part 2, Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales, vol. 132, June 1999. [Refereed journal article]

1998

"...a small fish in a small pond..." The Reverend W.B. Clarke (1798-1878): 200 Years On. Part 1, Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales, vol. 131, 1998, 101-112. [Refereed journal article]

Organ, M.K. & McGurk, C., Surfing the Internet: Electronic Library and Archival Resources for Historians, Herald of Archives and Society of Archival Workers of Bosnia and Herzegovenia, Sarajevo, 1998. Reproduced from Provenance, 1996. [Journal article]

'Osterreich in Australien': Ferdinand von Hochstetter and the Austrian Novara Scientific Expedition 1858-9, Historical Records of Australian Science, 12(1), June 1998, 1-13. [Refereed journal article]

1997

Netrification: internet infiltration of a university library, inCite - Magazine of the Australian Library and Information Association ALIA , 18(10), October 1997. [Magazine article]

Organ, M.K. and Jantti, M., Academic Library Seating: A Survey of Usage, with Implications for Space Utilisation, Australian Academic and Research Libraries, 27(3), September 1997, 205-16. [Refereed journal article]

Organ, M.K. and Speechley, C., Illawarra Aborigines - An Introductory History, in J.S. Hagan and A. Wells (eds.), A History of Wollongong, University of Wollongong Press, 1997, 7-22. [Refereed book chapter]

1996

University Archives in a Hostile Environment - Impacts of the Vanstone Cuts and New Directions in Academic Research, paper presented to the 'Labour and Business Archives as Cultural Heritage and Collective Memory' Conference, Industrial Relations Research Centre, University of New South Wales and State Library of New South Wales, 19 October 1996. [Conference paper]

Organ, M.K. and McGurk, C., Surfing the Internet: Resources Historians, in M. Metzke (ed.), Visualising History: New Tools for Old Tasks, Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Royal Australian Historical Society, University of Wollongong, 7-8 October 1995, Sydney, October 1996, 18-28. [Conference paper]

Report on the August Meeting - the Illawarra Stockade, Illawarra Historical Society Bulletin, September 1996, 55. [Article]

Organ, M.K. and Murrie, B., The Tom Thumb (II) Replica and the 200th Anniversary of Bass & Flinders' Voyage to Illawarra 1796, Australian Sea Heritage, 45, Summer (April) 1996. [Magazine article]

Australian Archives on the Net, The Provenance: Electronic Magazine for Information Professionals, 1(2), March 1996. (Available URL: http://www.netpac.com/provenance/vol1/no2/features/archinet.htm). [Article]

Organ, M.K. and McGurk, C., Surfing the Internet and Academic Research: What Use for Historians?, Australian Academic & Research Libraries, 27(1), March 1996, 31-9. [Refereed journal article]

----, Surfing the Internet: Electronic Library and Archival Resources for Historians, The Provenance: Electronic Magazine for Information Professionals, 1(2), March 1996. (Available URL: http://www.netpac.com/provenance/vol1/no2/features/orgnmcg1.htm). [Article]

Australia Post Souvenir Covers, Postal Stationary Collector - Journal of the Postal Stationary Society of Australia, 4, February 1996. [Article]

1995

Conrad Martens' Beagle Journal 1833-5: A Transcription, Conrad Martens: Life & Art. An interactive journey into the world of Australia's leading colonial artist, CD ROM, State Library of New South Wales, Sydney, July 1995. [Article]

Organ, M.K. and Svensen, S., Research Assistants in the Clever Country, The Australian Universities' Review, 38(1), November 1995, 50-3. [Journal article]

Michael Organ gains prestigious Royal Society of New South Wales award, Illawarra Historical Society Bulletin, July 1995, 55. [Article]

----, Research Assistants in the Clever Country, Working Paper Series WP95-4, Department of Economics, University of Wollongong, June 1995, 17p. [Working paper]

Vale - A.P. "Peter" Doyle 1921-1994, Illawarra Historical Society Bulletin, February 1995, 2-3. [Article]

1994

Australian Aboriginal Dreaming Stories: A Chronological Bibliography of Published Works 1789-1991, Aboriginal History, 18(2), December 1994, 123-44. [Journal article]

A Bibliography of the Reverend W.B. Clarke, Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales, 127(3-4), December 1994, 85-134. [Journal article]

Illawarra - The Garden of New South Wales, Wollongong City Art Gallery, 25 November 1994 - 8 January 1995, Illawarra Historical Society Bulletin, November 1994, 86-87. [Article]

Arthur Cousins: A Biography, in A. Cousins, Illawarra: The Garden of New South Wales, Illawarra Historical Society, November 1994, 360p. [Book chapter]

Conrad Martens' Beagle Journal 1833-5: A Transcription, State Library of New South Wales, Sydney, November 1994, 112p. [Book]

Wollongong Heritage Advisory Committee, Illawarra Historical Society Bulletin, November 1994, 87. [Article]

Interview with Martin Lynch (1825-1905) by Archibald Campbell, Illawarra Historical Society Bulletin, September 1994, 66-72.

The letters of Rachel Henning : have we been conned?, Illawarra Historical Society Bulletin, August 1994, 50-52. [Article]

50th anniversary of the Illawarra Historical Society, Illawarra Historical Society Bulletin, June 1994, 27-28. [Article]

Conspiracy of Silence - The Management of Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Sites by the National Parks and Wildlife Service, Aboriginal Law Bulletin, University of New South Wales, 3(67), April 1994, 4-7. [Journal article]

Organ, M.K. and Warner, G., Australia - Japan Industrial Relations: A Bibliography, in J.S. Hagan and A. Wells (eds.), Industrial Relations in Australia and Japan, Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 1994, 165-200. [Book chapter]

Orchard, K., Organ, M.K. and Walsh, J., Illawarra - The Garden of New South Wales, Wollongong City Art Gallery, 25 November 1994, 52p. [Exhibition catalogue]

Organ, M.K. and Doyle, A..P (eds), Early Land Settlement in Illawarra 1804-1861 by Benjamin Lindsay, Illawarra Historical Publications, 1994. [Book]

Organ, M.K. and Cousins, Arthur, The Menzies Family of Minamurra House, Jamberoo, Illawarra Historical Publications, 1994, 55p. [Booklet]

1993

A Documentary History of the Illawarra and South Coast Aborigines 1770-1900; including a Chronological Bibliography 1770-1990, Report for the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies, Canberra, 1 December 1993, 364p. [Report]

Reverend Richard Taylor in Wollongong, January 1839, Illawarra Historical Society Bulletin, September 1993, 78-83. [Article]

Hutton, M. & Organ, M.K., The Bulli Miner's Cottage, Bulli Miner's Cottage Management Committee & Wollongong City Council, March 1993, 18p. [Report]

Duncan, M., Green, D. & Organ, M.K., Aborigines of the Illawarra, Illawarra Mercury, 27 February 1993, 26-7. [Newspaper article]

1992

W.B. Clarke as Scientific Journalist, Historical Records of Australian Science, Australian Academy of Science, Canberra, 9(1), 1992, 1-16. [Journal article]

Von who' GLL? : Carl Von Hugel in Illawarra in 1834, Illawarra Historical Society Bulletin, May 1992, 40-40. [Article]

The Discovery of the Wreck of the Queen of Nations, Illawarra Historical Society Bulletin, March 1992, 14. [Article]

The Andrews Family of Wollongong and Trooper Frank Andrews - A Boer War Casualty, Illawarra Historical Society Bulletin, February 1992, 10-12, and March 1992, 16-18[Article]

A Documentary History of the Illawarra and South Coast Aborigines 1770-1850; including a Chronological Bibliography 1770-1990, Aboriginal Education Unit, Wollongong University, January 1992, 646p. Corrected reprint. [Book]

1991

Black Diamond District Heritage Centre (Bulli Railway Station), Illawarra Historical Society Bulletin, December 1991, 239. [Article]

Index, in J. Castle, University of Wollongong: An Illustrated History, 1951-1991, University of Wollongong, 1991, 68p.

The Ghost of Ghost Creek, The Illawarra Trader, Wollongong, October 1991. [Newspaper article]

Wollongong - Venice of the South?, The Illawarra Trader, Wollongong, September, 1991. [Newspaper article]

The Old Mount Keira Inn : 59 Princes Highway, Figtree, Illawarra Historical Society Bulletin, September 1991, 196-197. [Article]

The Old Mount Keira Inn, Figtree, Illawarra Historical Society Bulletin, Wollongong, September 1991, 198-201. [Article]

Review of Australian Science in the Making, Archives and Manuscripts - Journal of the Australian Society of Archivists, O'Connor, ACT, 19(1), May 1991, 92-3. [Article]

Woodlands Park, Bulli, Illawarra Historical Society Bulletin, Wollongong, April 1991. [Article]

Beale, E., Mitchell, W. and Organ, M.K. (eds.), Backhouse and Walker in Illawarra and Shoalhaven 1836, Illawarra Historical Society, December 1991, 108p. [Book]

Doyle, A.P. and Organ, M.K., A Index to References to Illawarra Names pre 1856, Illawarra Historical Publications, Woonona, November 1991, 50p. [Book]

Harrison, W. and Organ, M.K., Tribute - The Illawarra Aborigines, Aboriginal Higher Education Conference. Jamberoo Valley. Speeches, Wollongong University, December 1991, 2-5. [Conference paper]

1990

A Documentary History of the Illawarra and South Coast Aborigines 1770-1850; including a Chronological Bibliography 1770-1990, Aboriginal Education Unit, Wollongong University, December 1990, 646p. [Book]

Illawarra's First Military Garrison, Illawarra Historical Society Bulletin, Wollongong, October 1990. [Article]

Floods in Dapto - so what's new?, Illawarra Historical Society Bulletin, July 1990, 48. [Article]

Reminiscences of Forty Two Years Residence in Illawarra by Charles Throsby Smith, 1865, Illawarra Historical Society Bulletin, Wollongong, June 1990, 41-44 and July 1990, 49-56[Article]

Simpson of Gallipoli in Illawarra 1910, Illawarra Historical Society Bulletin, June 1990, 34-36. [Article]

Auction of Menzies Papers, Illawarra Historical Society Bulletin, May 1990, 23-24. [Article]

Odins, P., Bamberry, W.J., Hutton, A.C., Jones, B.G. and Organ, M.K., in 'Petrography of Sandstones and Other Rocks, Illawarra Coal Measures', Papers and Proceedings of the Southern and Western Coalfields Geological Conference, Wollongong University, February 1990, 59-69. [Conference paper]

Clarke, Coal, and Controversy, in Hutton, A.C. (editor), Papers and Proceedings of the Southern and Western Coalfields Geological Conference, Wollongong University, February 1990, 1-10. [Conference paper]

1989

An Archivist is an Archivist - Thoughts on an Image, Archives and Manuscripts - Journal of the Australian Society of Archivists, O'Connor, ACT, 17(2), 1989, 232-5. [Journal article]

Illawarra's First White Settlers, 1796, Illawarra Historical Society Bulletin, Wollongong, August 1989. [Article]

The Birthplace of Wollongong - The Brighton Beach and Wollongong Harbour Precincts, Archaeological and Historical Significance, Illawarra Historical Society Bulletin, Wollongong, July 1989, 42-4. [Article]

The Death of Captain Waldron, 1834 (Yet Another Version), Illawarra Historical Society Bulletin, Wollongong, June 1989. [Article]

Edgar Beale and the Illawarra Historical Society, Illawarra Historical Society Bulletin, Wollongong, June 1989. [Article]

Robert Brown at Hat Hill (Mount Kembla) 1804, Illawarra Historical Society Bulletin, Wollongong, June 1989. [Article]

Organ, M.K. and Doyle, A.P. (eds.), Reminiscences of Illawarra by Old Pioneer, Illawarra Historical Publications, Woonona, 1989, 176p. [Book]

Buddin, M., Organ, M.K., and Trott, L., A Guide to the Australian Museum Archives, Australian Museum, Sydney, [Reprint] 1989, 78p. [Book]

Davis, J. and Organ, M.K., Unearthing a Birthplace, Illawarra Mercury, 24 June 1989, 19. [Newspaper article]

1988

Buddin, M., Organ, M.K. and Trott, L., A Guide to the Australian Museum Archives, Australian Museum, Sydney, 1988, 78p. [Book]

The Illawarra Diary of Lady Jane Franklin, 10-17 May 1839, Illawarra Historical Publications, Woonona, 1988, 52p. [Book]

Wollongong or Randwick, 1859 - Which was the first Municipality?, Illawarra Historical Society Bulletin, Wollongong, October, 1988, 59-60. [Article]

A Guide to the Archives of the Illawarra Councils, 1859-1988, unpublished manuscript, 1988, 40p. [Report]

Conrad Martens in Illawarra, 1835, Illawarra Historical Society Bulletin, Wollongong, April 1988, 21-24 and June 1988. [Article]

1987

Last Results from Computer Survey, Bulletin of the Australian Society of Archivists, Canberra, 76, December 1987, 2. [Journal article]

Ephemera in Archives: What to Do? - A Possible Solution from the University of New South Wales Archives, Archives and Manuscripts - Journal of the Australian Society of Archivists, Canberra, 15(2), November 1987, 105-118. [Journal article]

The Great Melbourne to Sydney Scooter Push, Alumni Papers, University of New South Wales, Kensington, November 1987. [Article]

Survey of the use of Personal Computers in Australian Archival Institutions, Bulletin of the Australian Society of Archivists, Canberra, 75, October 1987, 3-4. [Journal article]

Bulli Mine disaster centenary, Illawarra Historical Society Bulletin, September 1987, 54-56. [Article]

The Archives of the Australian Museum, History of Australian Science Newsletter, 13, Melbourne University, June 1987, 2. [Journal article]

The Ghosts of Ghost Creek, Illawarra Historical Society Bulletin, April 1987, 15-16. [Article]

Reminiscences of Illawarra, by Alexander Stewart, 1898, Illawarra Historical Publications, Woonona, 1987, 52p. [Book]

Organ, M.K. and Doyle, A.P., Illawarra Residents 1828 & 1841, Illawarra Family History Group, Wollongong, 2nd edition, 1987, 82p. [Book]

1986

The search for the identity of Alexander Harris : whilst in New South Wales (c.1825-41), Illawarra Historical Society Bulletin, October 1986, 63-64. [Article]

Bibliographic Notes on Captain R.M. Westmacott's Sketches in Australia [1848], Biblionews, The Book Collectors' Society of Australia, Sydney, September 1986, 79-81. [Journal article]

The first Wollongong Show Society, Illawarra Historical Society Bulletin, Wollongong, August 1986, 43. [Article]

Augustus Earle in Illawarra, 1827, Illawarra Historical Society Bulletin, Wollongong, April 1986, 13. [Article]

Organ, M.K. and Doyle, A.P., Illawarra Residents 1828 & 1841, Illawarra Family History Group, Wollongong, 1986, 77p. [Booklet]

1985

Old Wollongong Wesleyan & Presbyterian Cemeteries, (editor), Illawarra Family History Group, Wollongong, August 1985, 54p. [Book]

1984

Pioneers of the Illawarra - The Story of the Family of Elias Organ 1835-1865, Woonona, 1984, 124p. [Book]


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