Collection UQFL289 - Douglas, Daly and Bottger Architectural Drawings

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Douglas, Daly and Bottger Architectural Drawings


  • 1955-1998. (Creation)

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Extent and medium

Approximately 6000 plans.

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Name of creator


Administrative history

In 1955 Bill Douglas commenced private practice in Brisbane as William L. Douglas Architect and joined in partnership with Barry Barnes, as Douglas and Barnes, in Brisbane and the Gold Coast in 1957; until dissolution in 1972, when the practice returned to sole ownership of Bill Douglas In 1972 the practice became William L Douglas and Associates. In 1978 Douglas Baly Bottger Architects Pty Ltd (DDB Architects) - Peter Daly and Ray Bottger joined with Bill Douglas as Directors to form DDB Architects. In 1998 Douglas, Daly, Bottger Architects merged with Woodhead International to form Woodhead International DDB in Queensland. Bill Douglas and Ray Bottger continued as Principals in that firm. When Douglas retired, the firm resumed operating as Woodhead International.

Archival history

Collection previously titled as: Architectural drawings, 1955-1998
Collection alternatively titled as: Douglas, Daly and Bottger Collection.

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Scope and content

Drawings of residential and commercial buildings.

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Unrestricted access.

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  • English

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Libraries Australia ID

63005019 ; 21561085

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.




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