Collection UQFL277 - Edwin Henry Oribin Architectural Drawings

Identity area

Reference code

UQFL277

Title

Edwin Henry Oribin Architectural Drawings

Date(s)

  • 1956-1997 (Creation)

Level of description

Collection

Extent and medium

1 parcel, 2 tubes (160 drawings).

Context area

Name of creator

(1927-)

Biographical history

Edwin Henry Oribin was an architect born in Cairns in 1927. He became a registered architect in Queensland in 1953 and began a partnership with S.G. Barnes that year, active in residential and church design. After Barnes's death in 1959, Oribin continued his work in Cairns, closing down his office there in 1973, He continued to design significant residential and commercial buildings in Queensland. Many of his houses and buildings are heritage-listed, including his own Oribin Studio (1960).

Name of creator

(ca.1975-)

Biographical history

Martin Majer is a Brisbane-based registered architect. He completed his Bachelor of Architecture at the University of Queensland in 1997 for which he wrote his thesis on architect Edwin Henry Oribin.

Archival history

Collection previously titled as: Architectural drawings, 1956-1997
Collection alternatively titled as: Edwin Henry Oribin Collection.

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Content and structure area

Scope and content

Copies of drawings of buildings designed by, or in association with, E.H. Oribin.

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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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Existence and location of copies

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Publication note

E.H. Oribin : the work of a far north Queensland architect / by Martin J. Majer. Thesis (B.Arch.), University of Queensland, School of Geography, Planning and Architecture, 1997.

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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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