- 1878-2010 (Creation)
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Extent and medium
10 albums, 3 parcels, 10 digital images + 1 photograph album : 39 black and white photographs ; 22 x 32 cm.
Name of creator
The Fryer Memorial Library of Australian Literature was founded in 1927 in honour of John Denis Fryer.
Collection previously titled as: Fryer Library University of Queensland photograph collection [picture]
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
This collection most likely began with a donation of photographs from University of Queensland (UQ) Marketing and Communication and includes images used in UQ publications. It was added to in preparation for the celebration of UQ Centenary in 2010. Some photographs were removed from other collections in the Fryer Library and added to this collection around that time; later some of those photographs were returned to their original collections. Some photographs were lent for scanning and the originals were returned to the donor.
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Scope and content
The collection comprises 1109 photographs, 1 album (with 39 photographs), and 10 digital images relating to the University of Queensland. It also includes real photo postcards.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Photographs arranged into the following series:
AA: University of Queensland site at George Street;
AB: St Lucia site before the establishment of the University of Queensland;
AC: Buildings and grounds of the University of Queensland;
AD: University of Queensland St Lucia campus buildings other than Great Court;
AE: University of Queensland Non St Lucia Campus Buildings;
AF: University of Queensland grounds;
AG: University of Queensland Library;
AH: University of Queensland ceremonies;
AI: Research, teaching, business, cultural and support facilities of the University of Queensland;
AJ: University of Queensland students;
AK: University of Queensland Alumni (including ceremonies);
AL: Staff, benefactors and official associates of the University of Queensland;
AM: University of Queensland sports;
AP: University of Queensland honour boards, plaques, etc.
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Related units of description
Material in this collection has been cited in:
Roennfeldt P (2023) A Hall for All : Celebrating The University of Queensland's Mayne Hall, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Qld.
Wilson, K. (2015). Brisbane Art Deco: stories of our built heritage. Upper Mt Gravatt, Queensland: Jubilee Studio.
This collection was reappraised, rehoused and described in 2023; previous housing details are in relevant notes field.
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Dates of creation revision deletion
Revised, Linda Justo, 10-Nov-2023. Revised, Linda Justo, 1-Jul-2021. Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.