Collection UQFL647 - John Kershaw Papers

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John Kershaw Papers


  • 1931-1993 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

1 album, 2 boxes, 3 oversize folders (107 architectural drawings)

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Biographical history

John Kershaw was born in Oldham England in 1910. He worked as an architect in Queensland from around 1930 and was in practice with Roderick Walter Voller from 18 May 1960 to 12 Dec 1974. He commenced practicing on his own again on 16 Dec 1976 with certain jobs to be carried on in joint names like the Queensland Teachers Union Building. From his personal job register his last job was in Mar 1992. He died in 2001.

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Drawings and papers of John Kershaw when in private practice and in partnership with R. W. Voller. Includes architectural drawings, job registers, diaries, appointment books, job files and photographs. .

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Arranged into six series.

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Unrestricted access.

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Copyright applies.

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  • English

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Related units of description

Related manuscript material is held at UQFL598 Roderic Walter Voller Architectural Drawings and Papers

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Created, Linda Justo, 23 -Jun-2021.




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Physical storage

  • Album: UQFL647 Album 1
  • Box: UQFL647 Box 1
  • Box: UQFL647 Box 2
  • Oversize folder: UQFL647 Oversize folder 1
  • Oversize folder: UQFL647 Oversize folder 2
  • Oversize folder: UQFL647 Oversize folder 3