What's in the architecture collection?

Original plans and drawings, photographs and records of architects and architectural firms in Queensland, including:

The Torbreck Home Units collection also features an original architecture model of this iconic Brisbane building, completed in 1960. 

Image: (L) Main Roads Department, New Head Office Building, perspective, Brisbane, by Karl Langer
(R) Mr MacCormick examining the model of the Alumni Court, c1971


Accessing our collections

You can access Fryer Library items in the FW Robinson Reading Room by appointment. Use our online form to book your visit.

Not a UQ student or staff member? Register for membership before your visit so that we can lend items to you to use in the Reading Room.

Digitised material from these collections are accessible online.

Copying from our collections

Visitors to the Fryer Library are encouraged to make their own copies in accordance with copyright law in the reading room. We have facilities and staff to assist with this.

Clients unable to visit the Fryer Library may request copies of manuscript material. Please note the processing time is 30 business days.

Citing from our collections

Find the elements required to reference unpublished manuscript material in Fryer Library collections.

Contact the Fryer Library to find out more about our collections.