Collection UQFL312 - Francis Richard Hall Papers

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Francis Richard Hall Papers


  • 1949-1971. (Creation)

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1 box.

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Biographical history

Francis Richard Hall was born in Brisbane on 25 November 1917, child of Alfred John Hall and Mary Frances (nee Byrne). Francis Hall was a member of a noted Brisbane architectural family, grandson of Francis Richard Hall (1862-1934), and great grandson of John Hall (1835-1883). He was registered as an architect in Queensland and New South Wales in 1944 and in the United Kingdom in 1962. He studied abroad in Europe and England and between 1949 and 1978 he was employed by the Queensland Works Department working on the restoration and preservation of public buildings of historical significance. He retired to England in 1978 where he was architectural consultant to Queensland House, London.

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Collection previously titled as: Papers, 1949-1971
Collection alternatively titled as: Francis Richard Hall Collection.

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Accounts book, photocopies of architectural drawings; architectural photos; 35mm slides; black and white photographs; scrapbook with press clippings, lecture notes, plans and photographs; office diary; black and white transparencies of architectural plans in cardboard mounts.

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Unrestricted access.

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  • English

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Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.




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