Collection UQFL123 - Irene Amos Papers

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Irene Amos Papers


  • 1960-2008. (Creation)

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128 boxes (Offsite Storage), 10 parcels.

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Biographical history

Irene Amos (1927 - 2012) was an artist and a painter, teacher, administrator and supporter of Queensland's visual arts. She became a Queensland Art Gallery Society committee member in 1977, and held the positions of membership secretary, purchasing convenor and vice-president. Amos was awarded Australia's first Master of Creative Arts degree in 1986. She received the Order of Australia Medal in 1991. She gifted her personal art collection to the Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery.

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Collection previously titled as: Papers, 1960-2008
Collection alternatively titled as: Irene Amos Collection.
Includes material formerly catalogued at UQFL236.

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Art exhibition catalogues, programs, invitations, correspondence, newsletters, biographies, annual reports, notices, minutes, balance sheets, membership cards, supplements, typed drafts, receipts, posters, notices, cards, postcards, press clippings, constitutions. Some of this material relates to the Johnstone Gallery, Royal Queensland Art Society and Victor Mace Fine Arts.

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Unrestricted access, except access to correspondence is restricted. Application for access may be submitted to the Fryer Librarian for consideration.

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  • English

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Information about Irene Amos can also be found in UQFL634, Glenn Cooke Papers

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Revised, AM, 10-Oct-2022.
Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.




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