Collection UQFL115 - William Martin Haenke Papers

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William Martin Haenke Papers


  • 1900-1944. (Creation)

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15 boxes, ca. 280 plans.

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Born in Walloon in 1875, the elder son of William Haenke, then a blacksmith, Martin William Haenke was articled to the Ipswich architect Henry E. Wyman in 1891. He later moved to Melbourne, where he was employed by architects Lloyd Tayler and Fitts before returning to practise in Queensland, in 1900. An early proponent of the Californian bungalow style in Queensland, Haenke was also successful as a building surveyor and colliery proprietor. He died in Ipswich on 13th January 1952.

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Collection previously titled as: Papers, 1900-1944
Collection alternatively titled as: Martin William Haenke Collection.

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Box 1: Coding sheets, photos of plans ;
Box 2: Newspaper clippings, mining claims, Balgowan letters ;
Box 3: Publications, bulletins on agriculture, mines and roads ;
Box 4: Catalogues, papers, plans of Texas Brick Company Plant ;
Box 5: Receipts, letters, leases associated with Takura, accounts and minutes connected with Rhondda Colliery ;
Box 6: Miscellaneous reports and journals ;
Box 7: Papers relating to Pratten Gold Mine, and Rosewood, Palmers Aberdare, and Ipswich City Collieries, and Blair Athol notebook ;
Box 8: Books of letters 1915-1944, Westvale Collieries Bore Hole records ;
Box 9: Tractor manuals ;
Box 10: Machinery booklets, Rhondda Colliery coal cleaning buckets ;
Box 11: Annual reports of Bankstown Brick and Tile Company, prospectuses, standards and patents ;
Box 12: Cash book for Balgowan Collieries, journal 1913-1918, ledger 1908-1914 and journal of coal deliveries 1914-1918 ;
Box 13: Brick making machinery booklets and letters ;
Box 14: Building, construction catalogues ;
Box 15: Account book 1913-1918.

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  • English

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Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.




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