File File 2 - University College of Townsville : Library

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UQFL117-Series A-Subseries 21-File 2


University College of Townsville : Library


  • 1966 (Creation)

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12 architectural drawings

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James Birrell commenced his own practice in 1966 after resigning from his position as Architect with the University of Queensland. At this time he also acquired the firm of Scorer and Scorer, which formed the basis of his first jobs. One of those jobs was the Agrictulture and Entomology Buidling at University of Queensland a Scorer and Scorer commission from the Co-ordinator General of the Queensland Government's Department of Works. James Birrell & Partners had offices at various times in Brisbane, Townsville, Port Moresby, and Maroochydore with various partners (including Lorant Kulley, Philip Conn, Richard Stringer and Lindsay Mack). Birrell wound the business up in 1997.

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12 architectural drawings for the University College of Townsville Library . 9 drawings are ink line drawings on tracing paper; sequentially numbered 1-9; dated 22 Jul 1966; title of job is University College of Townsville : Library; James Birrell and Partners (Architects and Town Planners, Brisbane and Townsville); some with Stage One and some with Stage Two. There are 3 additional plans, ink line drawings on paper for numbers 4-6.

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  • English

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Oversize folder 42


Previously housed in Folder 40 as A23

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Created, Linda Justo, 3-Mar-2021.




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  • Oversize folder: UQFL117 Oversize folder 42