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English Association

  • US DLC n 79096859
  • Corporate body
  • 1906-

The English Association was founded in 1906 in England by a small group of English teachers and scholars. The English Association today is an international organisation with branches and members in Britain and throughout the world and since December 1993 has been based at the University of Leicester.

English Association of Queensland

  • AU QU
  • Corporate body
  • 1923-

On 17 November 1922 a meeting was held at the University of Queensland for the purpose of forming an English and Modern Languages Association. The first general meeting was held on 1 March 1923 and at a meeting in November 1923 it was decided to change the name to the English Association of Queensland. The English Association was founded in 1906 in England by a small group of English teachers and scholars. The English Association today is an international organisation with branches and members in Britain and throughout the world and since December 1993 has been based at the University of Leicester.

Edwards, Bisset and Partners

  • AU QU
  • Corporate body
  • 1964-1997.

Edwards Bisset and Partners (ca. 1964-1997) was the partnership of Philip Arthur Bryce Edwards (1915-1987) and Philip Bisset (1921-2010). This partnership was the successor firm both to Donoghue and Fulton (1937-1946), to Donoghue, Cusick and Edwards (1947-1960) and Cusick, Edwards, Bisset & Partners (1960-1964). About four years later, when Sidney Cusick retired, the firm was renamed Edwards, Bisset & Partners (1964-1977), and it retained this name, even after Philip Edwards retired in 1981. The firm eventually went out of business, and the company Edwards, Bisset & Partners Pty Ltd was deregistered in January 1997.

Douglas, Daly and Bottger

  • AU QU
  • Corporate body
  • 1978-1988

In 1955 Bill Douglas commenced private practice in Brisbane as William L. Douglas Architect and joined in partnership with Barry Barnes, as Douglas and Barnes, in Brisbane and the Gold Coast in 1957; until dissolution in 1972, when the practice returned to sole ownership of Bill Douglas In 1972 the practice became William L Douglas and Associates. In 1978 Douglas Baly Bottger Architects Pty Ltd (DDB Architects) - Peter Daly and Ray Bottger joined with Bill Douglas as Directors to form DDB Architects. In 1998 Douglas, Daly, Bottger Architects merged with Woodhead International to form Woodhead International DDB in Queensland. Bill Douglas and Ray Bottger continued as Principals in that firm. When Douglas retired, the firm resumed operating as Woodhead International.

Godfrey Rivers Trust

  • AU QU
  • Corporate body
  • 1931-2009

Richard Godfrey Rivers (1858-1925) was a highly regarded artist and teacher. He taught at the Brisbane (Central) Technical College (1890-1910, part-time 1910-1915). His students included Harold Parker, Vida Lahey, L.J. Harvey, Daphne Mayo and Lloyd Rees. Rivers was president of the Queensland Art Society (1892-1901 and 1904-1908) and the first curator for the Queensland National Art Gallery (1895-1914). He died in 1925. In 1929 his wife, Selina (Ina) Jane Godfrey, nee Bell, (1868-1947) announced her intention to give a bequest to the Queensland National Art Gallery. The Godfrey Rivers Trust was to be used for the purchase of some pictures and in providing prizes for artists. It was the Queensland National Art Gallery's first significant endowment. The trust came to an end due to dwindling funds in 2009. During its time the Trust presented 48 works to the Queensland Art Gallery.

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