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Series ID17690
Previous System LocationPD71.14, 15, 17-18; 72.9, 73.5, 81-98 (WITH GAPS); Z316 (PD 81.1 ONLY); RSI14379
TitleArchitectural Drawings of Public Buildings
Parent Series
This series does not have a parent series.
Start Date Circa 1/4/1819
End Date Circa 31/12/1984
Date Statement There is gap between 1819 and 1861. The provenance of the drawing dated 1819 is unknown. All other plans were drawn in Queensland after separation from New South Wales from approximately 1861.
Date Notes N/A

Architectural plans/drawings of government buildings.

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Items Total Items: 886
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Departmental NumbersVarious alphanumerical systems
System of Arrangement As description
How To Use Series Search by place and type of building, for example, Brisbane Government House.

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Agency IDTitleFromTo
107Colonial Secretary's Office 1/1/1861 2/1/1862
108Lands And Works Department 2/1/1862 7/8/1866
8481Public Works Department (I) 7/8/1866 12/12/1887
236Mines and Works Department 12/12/1887 4/1/1890
2723Public Works Department II 4/1/1890 7/12/1989
531Administrative Services Department 7/12/1989 31/12/1990
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Access Category0 Years
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Agency ID: 11455
Department of Housing and Public Works
Restriction DetailsN/A
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This series consists of architectural plans/drawings of government buildings (including schools and teachers' residences), proposed buildings, Second World War military camp site plans, development schemes, bridges, tropical housing, air raid precaution shelters, memorials, gate designs, etc.

The plans were arranged into the following departmental series:- B. Court houses; C. Police Stations and Buildings; D. Hospitals; E. Public Offices (various building types); F. Rehabilitation Centres. These alphabetical symbols, together with the running number for a particular building, where known, have been included in the listing for this series as departmental numbers.

Some plans, however, were not included in these departmental series. Groups of plans that do not come within any of the above series have been arranged by subject, for example school buildings or bridges. Other plans are listed by location and/or plan title.

PD92.1 is dated 1 Apr 1819

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Queensland State Archives Series ID 17690, Architectural Drawings of Public Buildings
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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