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Locks' Press

  • US DLC nr 95038567
  • Corporate body
  • 1978-2013

Locks' Press was established in 1979 in Brisbane, Australia. It was a private press, owned and operated by Fred and Margaret Lock. In 1978 Fred and Margaret Lock moved to Ontario. Margaret Lock illustrated most of their work. The Press ceased book publication after 2000, though it continued to produce broadsies until 2013 when it ceased operations and the Locks' moved to England. Frederick Peter Lock was born on 2 October 1948 in London. Margaret Helen Capper was born in 1950 in Canada. They married in 1974. Fred Lock worked at the University of Queensland from 1974 to 1988.

Pearse, Archibald Ernest Edgar, 1897-1987

  • AU QU
  • Person
  • 1897-1987

Born in 1897 in London England. Grew up in Ipswich, Queensland. Awarded a State scholarship to the University of Queensland in 1914. Returned injured from World War One in 1918, serving with the 25th Battalion. Received a travelling scholarship after his return from France, and studied at Oxford University. Member of the Canberra Branch of the Australian Fellowship of Writers. Poet. Public speaker. Worked as Deptuy Film Censor in the 1950s. Died in 1987.

Partridge, Eric, 1894-1979

  • US DLC n 80044822
  • Person
  • 1894-1979

Born 6 February 1894 in Gisborne, New Zealand. Autobiographer, book publisher, poet, short story writer, lexicographer, soldier. Studied at the University of Queensalnd (Bachelor of Arts, 1921; Master of Arts in 1923). Graduated with first class honours. Awarded the university travelling scholarship with he took up at Oxford. Recived an honory D. Litt from the University of Queensland in the 1970s He died on 1 June 1979.

University of Queensland Aboriginal Environments Research Centre

  • AU NLA 43635590
  • Corporate body
  • 1976-

The Aboriginal Environments Research Centre (AERC) is a research centre based in the School of Architecture at the University of Queensland (Australia). It was originally established in 1976 as the 'Aboriginal Data Archive' (ADA). The ADA's resources were gradually established throughout the 1970s and 80s by Prof Paul Memmott, who operated a consulting practice in Aboriginal projects. It was formalised as AERC in 1995.

Roughsey, Elsie

  • US DLC n81011408
  • Person
  • 1923-2000

Elsie Roughsey (Labumore), of Lardil descent, was born on Mornington Island in Queensland. She was taken from her parents and placed in the local mission school at the age of eight. When the missionaries were evacuated during the war, she returned to her family and lived in the bush learning Lardil customs. In 1946 Elsie married Dick Roughsey. In 1984 she published her autobiography An Aboriginal mother tells of the old and the new. -- excerpted from the Australian Women's Register

Pavlyshyn, Roman, 1922-2019

  • AU QU
  • Person
  • 1922-2019

Roman Pavlyshyn was born in Western Ukraine on 3rd October 1922. He obtain his degree in architecture in 1946. He married Alexandra Chushak, another Ukrainian, in 1947. The couple decided to join Alexandra’s mother at Mackay where she migrated before the war. They arrived in Mackay in November 1948. Pavlyshyn co-founded the Ukrainian Association of Queensland in 1949. The town planner for Mackay was Dr Karl Langer. Pavlyshyn moved to Brisbane to work for Langer until 1951 when he then commenced work for the Brisbane office of the Commonwealth Works Department. During his time with Langer he passed the University of Queensland’s qualifying examinations in architectural practice and specifications. This allowed him to register with the Queensland Board of Architects and become an Associate of the Royal Australian Institute of Architects. In 1958 Pavlyshyn joined the Queensland Department of Works Architectural Branch. Here he designed schools, courts houses, police stations, administrative and research buildings. By 1960 he was Supervising Architect and for eighteen months over 1960-61 was Acting Chief Architect. In 1964 he entered into partnership with Hugh Beck to work to work on the General Motors Holden complex in Acacia Ridge. In July 1966, he re-joined the Queensland Works Department. He played a major role in public building activity including the Annex of Parliament House, the Supreme Court Complex (now demolished), the Government Precinct and the Queensland Cultural Centre. In 1988 Roman Pavlyshyn was awarded the Order of Australia Medal for his service to architecture and the community.

Cement Box Theatre (Brisbane, Qld.)

  • AU QU
  • Corporate body
  • 1973-2016

Cement Box Theatre at the University of Queensland, Underground Productions was the resident student-run theatre company at the University of Queensland. Located underneath the Schonell Theatre on the University of Queensland's St Lucia Campus, Brisbane. It was closed in 2006 due to the run down state of the building. In 2010 it reopened and was renamed the Geoffrey Rush Drama Studio.

Swain, E. H. F. (Edward Harold Fulcher), 1883-1970

  • AU NLA 35041244
  • Person
  • 1883-1970

Edward Harold Fulcher Swain was born 6 April 1883 in Glebe, New South Wales. He worked as a research consultant for Australian Paper Manufacturers from 1933 to 1934, was Chairman of the Queensland Forestry Board from 1924 to 1932 and Commissioner for Forests, New South Wales, from 1935 to 1948. He was United Nations forestry consultant to Ethiopia from 1951 to 1955. He died on 3 July 1970.

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