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The Donald Leslie Johnson collection of Walter and Marion Griffin documents, 1901-2007 [manuscript]
Bib ID 1355032
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Johnson, Donald Leslie, 1930-
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Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description 1901-2007 
3.75 m. (25 boxes) + 1 folio box. 

The MS 7817 collection comprises research material on the life and work of Walter Burley Griffin and his wife Marion Mahony Griffin. Includes research notes, correspondence, bibliographies, publications, copies of journal articles and theses, photographs of people and buildings, architectural plans, drawings, and microfilms. Also includes various versions of Marion Mahony Griffin's unpublished autobiographical work 'The Magic of America' (24 boxes, 1 fol. box).

The Acc11.168 instalment comprises photocopies of articles and pamphlets, correspondence and publications relating to the careers and works of Walter Burley Griffin and Marion Mahony Griffin (1 box).


Donald Leslie Johnson born 1930, Bremerton, Washington. Professional architectural practice since 1958 in America and Australia. B. Architecture, Washington University, 1957; licensed architect in Washington State, 1958-2010; Master’s class with Louis I. Kahn and M. Architecture, 1960, at Pennsylvania University; M. Arch. ad eumdum gradem, Adelaide University, 1967. From 1972-1988 taught design, architectural design, theory and history and art history at various universities including Arizona University, Adelaide University, Washington State University and Flinders University; Adjunct Professor of Architectural History, South Australia University since 1995. Honorary Fellow, Royal Australian Institute of Architects; corporate member, American Institute of Architects. Author of numerous books, articles and reviews relating to architecture, planning and design.


Manuscript reference no. : MS 7817, MS Acc11.168.

Cited In

Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia ; E744.

Index/Finding Aid Note Summary list available (6 p.). 
Subjects Griffin, Marion Mahony, 1871-1961 -- Archives.  |  Griffin, Walter Burley, 1876-1937 -- Archives.  |  Architects -- Archives.  |  Architecture.
Time Coverage 1901-2007 
Occupation Academics.  |  Architects.
Other authors/contributors Griffin, Marion Mahony, 1871-1961
Terms of Use Copying of Donald Leslie Johnson’s copyright material permitted for research purposes. 


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