Collection UQFL165 - Institution of Engineers Australia, Brisbane Division Records

Identity area

Reference code

UQFL165

Title

Institution of Engineers Australia, Brisbane Division Records

Date(s)

  • 1900-1958. (Creation)

Level of description

Collection

Extent and medium

16 boxes.

Context area

Name of creator

(1920-)

Administrative history

In 1920, the Queensland Institute of Engineers amalgamated with the Institution of Engineers, Australia, to form Brisbane Division. In 1967, the name of the Institution of Engineers, Australia, Brisbane Division was changed to Institution of Engineers, Australia, Queensland Division.
Institution of Engineers, Australia Brisbane Division (1919-1950?). Objectives - To advance the science and practice of engineering in all its branches; to raise the character and status and advance the interests of the profession of engineering and all those engaged in it; to promote honourable practice. Notes: The Queensland Institute of Engineers, which began in the 1880s, became the Brisbane Division of the Institution of Engineers, Australia when that body was formed in 1919. In the 1950s it became the Queensland Division.

Name of creator

(1901-1920)

Administrative history

The Queensland Institute of Engineers was formed in 1901. Its first President was electrical engineer Edward Barton. The Queensland Electrical Association merged with the Institute in 1911. In 1920, the Queensland Institute of Engineers amalgamated with the Institution of Engineers, Australia, to form a Brisbane Division.

Archival history

Collection previously titled as: Records, 1900-1958
Collection alternatively titled as: Institution of Engineers Australia Brisbane Division Collection.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Yearly minute books, members' registers, and an inaugural address from 1901.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Accruals

System of arrangement

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Unrestricted access.

Conditions governing reproduction

Language of material

  • English

Script of material

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Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

Uploaded finding aid

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Existence and location of copies

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Description identifier

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Status

Migrated

Level of detail

Dates of creation revision deletion

Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.

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