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Papers, 1901-1990 (bulk 1951-1990) [manuscript]
Bib ID 2202164
Format ManuscriptManuscript, OnlineOnline
Author
Harrison, Peter, 1918-1990
 
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Access Conditions Series 1-10, 14, most of series 15, 16, 18-20 available for reference. Series 17 restricted until Sheila Harrison's death, Series 11, 12 and 13 closed until 2014; series 15/folders 44-50 closed until 2017; series 15/folders 140-143 closed until 2017. 
Description 1901-1990 
8.96 m. (64 boxes) + 18 folios 
Summary

Comprehensive collection of personal papers, correspondence and research materials relating to Walter Burley Griffin; town planning and urban development generally and specifically in New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory; papers relating to official government and professional bodies including the National Capital Development Commission, National Capital Planning Committee, Design and Siting Review Committee, Royal Australian Institute of Architects, Royal Australian Planning Institute; and papers relating to his activities as a Canberra planning activist.

Biography/History

Town planner. Chief Town Planner, National Capital Development Commission, Canberra, 1958-1967. Research fellow, Urban Research Unit, Australian National University, 1967-1980.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: NLA MS 8347.

Additional material received by NLA in 1997 (3 boxes)

Related Material Peter Harrison collection of photographs; located at; National Library of Australia Pictures collection PIC/8572/1-370. 
Cited In

Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia ; E966

Index/Finding Aid Note List available (32 p.) 
Subjects Harrison, Peter, - 1918-1990 - Archives.  |  Griffin, Walter Burley, - 1876-1937.  |  City planners - Australia - Archives.  |  City planning - Australian Capital Territory.  |  Architects - Australia - Archives.
Time Coverage 1901-1990 
Occupation Town planners.  |  Architects.

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