File F3328 - Architectural drawings of the University of Queensland

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Architectural drawings of the University of Queensland


  • 1936-1937. (Creation)

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10 drawings ; 58 x 46 cm and smaller.

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Administrative history

John Francis (Jack) Hennessy (1853–1924) went into partnership in an architectural practice in 1912 with his son, also named John Francis (Jack) Hennessy (1887-1955). The firm became known Hennessy & Hennessy and operated between 1912-1967. In 1924 Hennessy senior retired and the firm continued under the name of Hennessy & Hennessy and as well as Hennessy, Hennessy & Co. One of the major projects of the firm was the Great Court at the University of Queensland.

Archival history

Previously titled: Architectural drawings, 1936-1937.

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Scope and content

Copies of architectural drawings of the University of Queensland. Accompanied by an article from 'Building', 12 Oct 1936 with information about the plans and the early St. Lucia site, donated by Peter Brown of the St. Lucia History Group. Includes photocopy of the design for sandblasted ceiling for the glass dome of the Library building (which was never executed).

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Unrestricted access.

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  • English

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Further Hennessy plans can be found at the University Archives and Art Museum.

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224484220 ; 1091854035 ; 62543594

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Revised, Linda Justo, 1-Feb-2022. Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.




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