Historical information

This image was on a CD-ROM which was placed in a time capsule in December 1997, just before the Ballarat School of Mines merged with the University of Ballarat (now Federation University Australia). The time capsule should have been opened in 2020, the 150th anniversary of the establishment of the Ballarat School of Mines, but was postponed due to successive lockdowns during the Covid19 pandemic. The time capsule was opened in 2022.

Physical description

The Ballarat School of Mines Dot Matrix Printer used to print internal and external assessment sheets from the student record system SMBSMART for the student records department. It was located in the SMB Brewery Building.