Collection UT406 - University of Tasmania Roll Book of Graduates

Index - vol 1 nos. 1-415 nos. 416-1229 nos. 1230 - 2588 Index - Vol. 2 nos. 2589 - 4669

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University of Tasmania Roll Book of Graduates


  • 1890-1970 (Creation)

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2 digitised vols.

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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 two volumes of the green leather-bound, gold-embossed University of Tasmania roll books list University of Tasmania graduates conferred since the university's formation in 1890 until 1970. In the first few decades it also includes graduates from other universities in the Empire whose degrees were conferred at the University of Tasmania as ad eundem gradum degrees. The first graduates were conferred on 25 June 1890. The first University of Tasmania graduate was Samuel Picken and his degree was conferred 21 December 1894. The first University of Tasmania female graduate was Miss Eliza Wilson and her degree was conferred on 23 December 1896. Please note: the index to this volume appears to be incomplete. We will be working to rectify this over time. Please check the entries for the year.

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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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Original volumes now held at TAHO
Vol. 1 - 25 June 1890 to 23 April 1959 -
Vol. 2 - 07 May 1959 to 11 December 1970 -

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