Collection UQFL239 - Eric P. Trewern Papers

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Reference code

UQFL239

Title

Eric P. Trewern Papers

Date(s)

  • [1919-1974] (Creation)

Level of description

Collection

Extent and medium

1 box, 1 parcel, ca. 350 plans.

Context area

Name of creator

(1895-1959)

Biographical history

Eric Percival Trewern was born in Bendigo, and worked as a draughtsman for the Queensland Public Works Department. He established his own architectural practice in Brisbane in 1920 and became an extremely successful residential architect during the inter-war period, especially noted for adapting the Spanish Mission and California bungalow styles to Queensland. He also designed commercial buildings.

Name of creator

(1908-1990)

Biographical history

Alexander Ira Trewern was born in Bendigo, Victoria, son to William James and Alice (nee Goldsworthy) Trewern. He graduated from the Brisbane Central Technical College in 1930. He worked in the office of his older brother, Eric Pery Trewern, from 1926 to 1942. He died on 25 June 1990.

Archival history

Collection previously titled as: Papers, [1919-1974]
Collection alternatively titled as: Eric Percival Trewern Collection.

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Content and structure area

Scope and content

Tracings, drawings, blueprints and linens and photographs and advertising material of residential and commercial buildings in Brisbane and regional Queensland. Also includes work of Alexander I Trewern, younger brother of E P Trewern.

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Accruals

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Conditions governing access

Unrestricted access.

Conditions governing reproduction

Language of material

  • English

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Finding aids

Uploaded finding aid

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Publication note

Material from this collection has been cited in:
Deasy, Pamela & Leach, Andrew (2017) Lovely Home, Fabrications, 27:2, 279-302.

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Status

Migrated

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.

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