File F3180 - Papers relating to the building of a house for Val Vallis

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Papers relating to the building of a house for Val Vallis


  • 1958-1975 (Creation)

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7 items ; 57 cm and smaller.

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Queensland-born Val Vallis was a poet, opera critic and UQ academic. His first volume of poetry, Songs of the East Coast, was published in 1947, his second, Dark Wind Blowing, in 1961.

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Papers relating to the building of a house for Val Vallis designed by Karl Langer.

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Items 1-3: photocopied architectural drawings and alterations, 59 x 42 cm.
Item 4: plan specifications [2], 36 leaves, 26 cm.
Item 5: letter from Brisbane City Council.
Item 6: form.
Item 7: "Our toughest housing problem today is ...home quality for 3000 pounds" by Eric Wilson (Australian Home Beautiful, January 1963: pp.5-8) (photocopy).

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Unrestricted access.

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  • English

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Original plans have been placed in the Karl Langer Collection UQFL158.

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Revised, Linda Justo, 7-Apr-2020. Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.




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