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University of Queensland Architectural drawing -- Queensland
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University of Queensland Site plans

  • UQFL250
  • Collection
  • [1926-1972]

Site plans of the University of Queensland, St. Lucia. Includes plans by Hennessy & Hennessy Co., F.W. Robinson, R.W. Hawken, J.J.C. Bradfield and A. B. & R.M. Wilson. The plans are arranged in 13 folders. Some are classified by the name of architects and some by the theme of the plans.
Most plans in this collection date from the 1930s to 1950s.

University of Queensland

James Birrell Papers

  • UQFL117
  • Collection
  • 1937-1987

Architectural drawings of residential and commercial buildings, job files, incoming and outgoing correspondence, photographs and research material for his book on Walter Burley Griffin. Includes plans by Scorer and Scorer which Birrell obtained when he purchased the firm in 1966. The architectural drawings in this collection include those from his student days, his time with the Commonwealth Department of Works, the Brisbane City Council, the University of Queensland (as University Architect), and his private practices. Drawings for buildings not constructed are also in this collection.

Birrell, James, 1928-

Wilson Architect Records

  • UQFL112
  • Collection
  • 1883-1966.

Architectural plans of residential and commercial buildings. Also includes bills of quantities, client files, specification files, job files, miscellaneous papers of A.B. Wilson and R.M. Wilson, and card index of plans by plan numbers, job numbers, and client names. Includes several plans by Alfred Banks.
Also includes rare poster "Victoria Skating Rink, Sandgate". Includes plan of 'University site, St. Lucia. Proposed design', by R.W.J. Hawken, 1929.
Professor Hawken and Alexander Wilson were members of a committee established in 1921 to determine a site for the University of Queensland.

Wilson Architects

Architectural drawings, 1936-1937

  • F3328
  • Item
  • 1936-1937.

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).

Hennessy, Hennessy and Co.