- [1945-198-] (Creation)
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35 boxes, 4 parcels.
Name of creator
John Cooper was born in Sydney in 1912, moved to Brisbane 1933. Founded Cellar Gallery 1935, organised first Sidney Nolan exhibition at a commericial gallery with the Fraser Island series at his second gallery, the Moreton Gallery 1948. Moved to Gold Coast and established Eight Bells Gallery where major artists exhibitions were held. Died 1987.
Collection previously titled as: Papers, [1945-198-]
Collection alternatively titled as: John Cooper Collection.
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Correspondence with artists, collectors, other gallery directors, art societies, etc.; catalogues of art gallery exhibitions, art auctions, dealers' lists, in Australia and overseas.
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Unrestricted access, except Box 1 Envelope 4 is restricted. Application for access to restricted material may be submitted to the Fryer Librarian for consideration.
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Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.