Collection UT460 - Pictorial History of Sandy Bay Campus Buildings

Temporary huts Aerial view Mathematics Building Main south west channel excavation Engineering workshop Construction of the Engineering workshop Preparing playing fields Engineering workshop Hytten Hall construction Groundworks for the Arts Building Union Building construction Arts Building Arts Building frame Excavations for the Morris Miller Library Foundations for the Morris Miller Library Hytten Hall Churchill Avenue and French Street Chemistry Building Chemistry Building Arts, Education and Commerce Building Arts, Education and Commerce Building Vice-Chancellor's Lodge Union Building : Stage 1 Aerial view of the campus Physics Building Physics Building Geology-Geography Building Geology-Geography Building Geology-Geography Building Physics Building Christ College St. John Fisher College St. John Fisher College Union Building : Stage 3 Union Building Physics, Arts and Education Morris Miller Library Life Sciences Building Physics Building Administration Building Maintenance Building Agricultural Science Building Mathematics Building Horticultural Research Centre Arts Lecture Theatre Aerial view of the Sandy Bay Campus Council Room Vice-Chancellor's Lodge Campus from the Vice-Chancellor's Lodge Addition to Hytten Hall Medical Sciences Building Clinical School Morris Miller Library Hytten Hall Index to UT460

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Pictorial History of Sandy Bay Campus Buildings


  • 1948-1970 (Creation)

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54 black and white prints approximate size of 20x15cm in a loose leaf album (29cm x 43cm x 3cm)

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Founded in 1890, the University of Tasmania has a rich and proud history which was celebrated in 2015, as part of our 125th anniversary. We're the fourth oldest university in Australia and this vintage earns us the prestigious title of a sandstone university; one of the nation's oldest tertiary institutions. For more information see;

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The photographs show the University Campus at Sandy Bay during the construction of the buildings on the site.

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This material is made available for personal research and study purposes under the University of Tasmania Standard Copyright Licence. For any further use permission should be obtained from the copyright owners. For assistance please contact

When reusing this material, please cite the reference number and provide the following acknowledgement:
“Courtesy of the UTAS Library Special & Rare Collections”

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HE Sept 2018




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