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Throssell, Harold

  • AU NLA 35755875
  • Person
  • 1931-

Harold (Harry) Throssell was born on 5 November 1931 at Warrington in the United Kingdom. He studied social work and social science in the United Kingdom. Throssell came to Australia in 1966 to lecture in social work at the University of Queensland. He stayed with University of Queensland until 1974. From his undergraduate days in the 1950s, Throssell wrote in newspapers, journals and has written books on various political, economic and social issues.

Winterbotham, L. P. (Lindsey Page)

  • AU NLA 35940676
  • Person
  • 1887-1960

Lindsey Page Winterbotham was born on 14 April 1887 in North Adelaide, South Australia. Studied medicine, graduating from University of Melbourne in 1908. Work as a medical practitioner in Brisbane. He lectured in medical ethics at the University of Queensland and was patron of the university's medical society from 1943 to 1944. In 1948 Winterbotham, H.J. Wilkinson and F. S. Coliver establsihed the Anthropoligcal Socety of Queensland which aided to preserve the indigenous cultures of Australia, New Zealand, and Papua and New Guinea. In the same year he donated his collection of artefacts to the University of Queensland and an ethnoligcal museum was established, with him as honorary curator. He died on 26 February 1960 in South Brisbane.

Cooper, John, 1912-1987

  • AU QU
  • Person
  • 1912-1987

John Cooper was born in Sydney in 1912, moved to Brisbane 1933. Founded Cellar Gallery 1935, organised first Sidney Nolan exhibition at a commercial gallery with the Fraser Island series at his second gallery, the Moreton Gallery 1948. Moved to Gold Coast and established Eight Bells Gallery where major artists exhibitions were held. Died 1987.

R.W. Voller & John Kershaw

  • AU QU
  • Corporate body
  • 1960-1974

John Kershaw and Roderick Walter Voller were in practice together from 18 May 1960 to 12 December 1974.

McKay, Douglas B.

  • AU QU
  • Person
  • 1944-

Douglas McKay was a student of architecture at The University of Queensland from 1963 to 1968, graduating in April 1969 with the degree of Bachelor of Architecture. As a UQ student, he won the Brian Johnstone Prize for Design in 1966, and with Donald Watson was awarded First Prize in the Australian Gas Association Urban Housing Competition in 1967. After winning an Open Fellowship to the University of Toronto in 1970, McKay continued his studies in Canada, completing a Master of Architecture in Urban Design. He began his professional career as an urban designer for the City of Toronto Planning Board. In 1974 he was appointed Director of John Andrews International Pty Ltd, based in Palm Beach, New South Wales, a position he held until 1990. During his years with John Andrews, McKay was responsible for architectural and urban design redevelopment in Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Washington DC and Los Angeles, and master planning for tertiary education campuses in Brisbane, Toowoomba, Hong Kong and Lethbridge, Canada. In 1990 McKay founded Douglas McKay and Associates Pty Ltd, also based in Palm Beach. His practice undertook residential design projects in Sydney, the New South Wales Central Coast and Japan, and provided consultancy services in urban design and master planning. Over the course of his career, McKay won numerous architectural and urban design awards.

Kershaw, John, 1910-2001

  • AU QU
  • Person
  • 1910-2001

John Kershaw was born in Oldham England in 1910. He worked as an architect in Queensland from around 1930 and was in practice with Roderick Walter Voller from 18 May 1960 to 12 Dec 1974. He commenced practicing on his own again on 16 Dec 1976 with certain jobs to be carried on in joint names like the Queensland Teachers Union Building. From his personal job register his last job was in Mar 1992. He died in 2001.

Smith, W. Forgan (William Forgan), 1887-1953

  • AU NLA 35336486
  • Person
  • 1887-1953

Born on 15 April 1887 in Scotland. Migrated to Australia in 1911. Labor premier of Queensland 1932-1942. He died 25 September 1953.

Duhig, James, 1871-1965

  • US DLC n 86002113
  • Person
  • 1871-1965

James Duhig was born on 2 September 1871 in Ireland. He and his family came to Australia in 1885. He was a Catholic archbishop. He died on 10 April 1965 in Brisbane.

Story, J. D. (John Douglas), 1869-1966

  • AU QU
  • Person
  • 1869-1966

Born in Scotland in 1869, J.D. Story was a member of the Queensland University Senate for fifty years and elected Vice-Chancellor from 1938 to 1959. His work on the Bridge Board, as part of a long Public Service career, led to the Story Bridge being named in his honour. Died 2 February 1966 at New Farm, Brisbane.

Hume family

  • AU QU
  • Family

Walter Cunningham Hume (1839–1921),a surveyor, migrated to Queensland from England in 1962. He was joined by his widowed mother and four siblings. He married Anna Kate “Katie” Fowler in Brisbane, Australia in 1866. Three of the eight children of Walter and Katie Hume survived - Ethel Stansfielt Hume, Bertram Cunningham Hume and Albert Steward Hume. During their time in Australia, the Hume's lived in Drayton, Stanthorpe, Toowoomba and Brisbane. After Walter Hume retired in 1901 the family returned to England and travelled the world. Walter Hume spent almost 40 years surveying the Darling Downs region of Queensland. He was an active photographer in the pre-federation period of Australian history and continued to photograph family and events after retirement.

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