Collection UQFL319 - Patrick Corrigan Papers

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Patrick Corrigan Papers


  • 1880- (Creation)

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2 boxes, 2 parcels, 5 albums.

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Biographical history

Born in China in 1932, Corrigan settled with his family in Australia following the Second World War, having spent 4 years as internees of the Japanese in Hong Kong. Since the 1960's, Corrigan has actively supported the arts grant initiative that has grown to become a national program, the Pat Corrigan Artists Grants. In 2000 he was made a Member of the Order of Australia 'for service to the visual arts, particularly as a philanthropist to regional galleries and through a grant scheme for artists'.

Archival history

Collection previously titled as: Papers, 1880-
Collection alternatively titled as: Patrick Corrigan Collection.

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Scope and content

This collections consists of Australian art exhibition ephemera which includes invitations, flyers and price list; Australian and European bookplates; and four framed artworks by Fred Leist, Lionel Lindsay, Percy Lindsay, and Rose Lindsay. There are over 1500 bookplates in this collection. Bookplate artists include Lionel Lindsay, D. H. Souter and Pixie O'Harris.

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Unrestricted access.

Conditions governing reproduction

Copyright varies. Can be reproduced for personal research and study. For other uses see About copyright . Please attribute the Fryer Library.

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  • English

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Libraries Australia ID

23475728 ; 63015226

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Revised, Linda Justo, 13-Feb-2024.
Revised, AM, 07-Mar-2023.
Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.




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  • Album: UQFL319 Album 1
  • Album: UQFL319 Album 2
  • Album: UQFL319 Album 3
  • Album: UQFL319 Album 4
  • Album: UQFL319 Album 5
  • Box: UQFL319 Box 1
  • Box: UQFL319 Box 2
  • Parcel: UQFL319 Parcel 1
  • Parcel: UQFL319 Parcel 2