Collection UQFL116 - W. Hodgen and Hodgen Records

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UQFL116

Title

W. Hodgen and Hodgen Records

Date(s)

  • 1898-1943. (Creation)

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Collection

Extent and medium

24 boxes, 20 folders.

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Biographical history

G.H.M. Addison was an architect and painter working in Adelaide, Melbourne and Brisbane between 1884 and 1922.

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(1895-1959)

Biographical history

Eric Percival Trewern was born in Bendigo, and worked as a draughtsman for the Queensland Public Works Department. He established his own architectural practice in Brisbane in 1920 and became an extremely successful residential architect during the inter-war period, especially noted for adapting the Spanish Mission and California bungalow styles to Queensland. He also designed commercial buildings.

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(1860-1918)

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(1866-1943)

Biographical history

William Hodgen was born in Toowoomba in 1866. After work as a cadet in the Colonial Architect's Office, he resigned in 1891 to travel to London where he obtained employment with William Flockhart. He returned to Queensland and began practice as an architect in Toowoomba in 1897. He undertook work throughout southern and western Queensland. He practised with his sons Neil Nelson Hodgen and Owen Frederick Hodgen from 1935. He died in Toowoomba on 29 July 1943.

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(1901-1964)

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(1866-1938)

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Archival history

Collection previously titled as: Records, 1898-1943
Collection alternatively titled as: W. Hodgen and Hodgen Collection

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Content and structure area

Scope and content

Specifications correspondence, tenderbooks and related business records, and architectural plans and drawings. Includes some plans of other architects including Atkinson and McLay, Addison and MacDonald, and E.P. Trewern.

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Accruals

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Conditions governing access

Unrestricted access.

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Language of material

  • English

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Uploaded finding aid

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Publication note

Material from this collection has been cited in:
Parker, J., Searston, S. (2014). Altering the face of Toowoomba: a reflection on selected works of William Hodgen Jnr. Freemantle, W. A.: Vivid Publishing.

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Status

Migrated

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.

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