Subseries Subseries 21 - Library, University College of Townsville, University of Queensland

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UQFL117-Series A-Subseries 21


Library, University College of Townsville, University of Queensland


  • 1966-1974 (Creation)

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126 drawings

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While working as University Architect for the University of Queensland, the Co-Ordinator General of the Department of Public Works asked Birrell to design the campus plan for the The University College of Townsville. The College, to be an extension college of University of Queensland, was opened in February 1961. Birrell designed several of its early buildings as University of Queensland Architect.

This subseries has the designs of the University College of Townsville Library (now the Eddie Koiki Mabo Library) by James Birrell and Partners. There are several of the earlier plans in this subseries have University of Queensland in the title block and James Birrell as the University Architect with James Birrell and Partners written above the title block.

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Unrestricted access

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Copyright applies

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  • English

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Oversize folders 42-44.


Previously housed in Folder 40 as A.23

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Created, Linda Justo, 3-Mar-2021




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  • Oversize folder: UQFL117 Oversize folder 42
  • Oversize folder: UQFL117 Oversize folder 43
  • Oversize folder: UQFL117 Oversize folder 44