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E. H. (Edward Herbert) Farmer - papers, 1825-1996, including papers of the Farmer and Thistlethwaite families, together with letters of John Le Gay Brereton, 1901-1933

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MLMSS 7703

Record identifier

n5lVgKx9

E. H. (Edward Herbert) Farmer - papers, 1825-1996, including papers of the Farmer and Thistlethwaite families, together with letters of John Le Gay Brereton, 1901-1933

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E. H. (Edward Herbert) Farmer - papers, 1825-1996, including papers of the Farmer and Thistlethwaite families, together with letters of John Le Gay Brereton, 1901-1933

Full title

E. H. (Edward Herbert) Farmer - papers, 1825-1996, including papers of the Farmer and Thistlethwaite families, together with letters of John Le Gay Brereton, 1901-1933

Date

1825 - 1996

Call Numbers

MLMSS 7703

Record Identifier

n5lVgKx9
Physical Description

Contents

31 boxes - 4.26 Meters Textual Records Textual Records - (photocopy) Textual Records - (typescript) Textual Records - (typescript, photocopy) Textual Records - (typescript, carbon) Textual Records - (typescript, processed) Textual Records - (computer printouts) Clippings Textual Records - (printed)...
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Fonds

Arrangement

The bulk of this collection was originally in 36 expanding files and this order has been maintained in Boxes 1-28.

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Partly restricted : -

Subjects

Subjects and topics

Art Gallery of New South Wales The Barn (Moss Vale, N.S.W.) Choragic Monument (Clarens, Potts Point, N.S.W.) Christ Church (Murringo, N.S.W.) Coonamble Court House (N.S.W.) Coonamble Gaol (N.S.W.) Coonamble Telegraph Office (N.S.W.) Garangula (Harden, N.S.W.) Healesville (Vic.) Hyde Park Barracks (Sydney, N.S.W.) Kilcoy Presbyterian Church (Kilcoy, N.S.W.) Lachlan Macquarie Room (Macquarie University, Macquarie Park, N.S.W.) Lupton House (Wagga Wagga, N.S.W.) Macquarie Family Mausoleum (Gruline, Isle of Mull, Scotland) Marsden Retarded Children's Centre (Parramatta, N.S.W.) Mint (Sydney, N.S.W.) Mitchell College of Advanced Education (Bathurst, N.S.W.) Mundiwa Station (Deniliquin, N.S.W.) Old Government House (Parramatta, N.S.W.) Old Supreme Court (corner Elizabeth & King Streets, Sydney, N.S.W.) Orange Court House (Lords Place, Orange, N.S.W.) Roberton Park (Glenquarry, N.S.W.) St. Andrew's Cathedral (Sydney, N.S.W.) St. James' Church (Sydney, N.S.W.) St. John's Church (Boorowa, N.S.W.) St. John's Church (Gundagai, N.S.W.) St. Matthew's Church of England (Windsor, N.S.W.) St. Thomas' Church (Port Macquarie, N.S.W.) State Office Block (Bent Street, Sydney, N.S.W.) Supreme Court (Macquarie Street, Queens Square & Phillip Street, Sydney, N.S.W.) Supreme Court (Macquarie Street, Sydney, N.S.W.) (1959-) Sydney Opera House (N.S.W.) Tallawarra Power Station (N.S.W.) University of New England University of New South Wales. Phillip Goldstein Hall University of Sydney Library (N.S.W.) Westmead Hospital (Hawkesbury Road, Westmead, N.S.W.) interiors architects architectural drawings architectural features buildings, structures & establishments churches civil engineers coats of arms courthouses cricket teams electrical engineers families greetings cards groups (people) historic buildings houses mausoleums official buildings official residences prisons public servants Rugby League players sketches soldiers stained-glass windows troopships university buildings war graves wounded soldiers Architects, Australian--20th century. Architecture, Modern--20th century. Historic buildings--New South Wales--Conservation and restoration. Historic buildings--New South Wales--Maintenance and repairs. Public architecture--New South Wales. Public buildings--New South Wales--Design and construction. Public buildings--New South Wales--Maintenance and repairs. Sydney (N.S.W.)--Buildings, structures, etc. Sydney Opera House--Design and construction. Bridges, Peter Di Stefano, Roberto Farmer, Alice May, 1877-1958 Farmer, Dorothie, 1917- Farmer, E. H. (Edward Herbert), 1909-2001 Hall, Peter, 1931-1995 Irwin, Frank Moorhouse, C. E. (Charles Edmund), 1911-2002 Moorhouse, Catherine Albright, 1914-1989 Parkes, Cobden, 1892-1978 Rembert, Edward Henry, 1902-1966 Thislethwaite, Edith S., d. 1960 Thistlethwaite family Utzon, Jorn, 1918-2008 Weatherburn, C. P. (Charles P.) Webber, G. P. (G. Peter)

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

This collection chiefly documents Ted Farmer's professional activities as an architect, together with his personal correspondence with family and friends.

SERIES 01-02
Files 1-36, 1825-1993

SERIES 03
Diaries 1928-1937

SERIES 04
Memoirs, compiled 1973-1996

Author/Artists:

Agar, Anne
Agar, Elizabeth
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Full title

E. H. (Edward Herbert) Farmer - papers, 1825-1996, including papers of the Farmer and Thistlethwaite families, together with letters of John Le Gay Brereton, 1901-1933

NOTES

General note

In 2001 a number of public records that had been easily identified as archival estrays among Farmer's papers, and relating to his term as Government Architect, were transferred to State Records New South Wales. At the time the papers had not been fully arranged and described. It was agreed with State Records New South Wales that the Library would r...

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Presented by Dr E. H. Farmer in 1986, 1994 and 1997

Administrative / Biographical history

Edward Herbert (Ted) Farmer (1909-2001), architect, was born in Perth, W.A., the only child of Herbert Farmer, public servant, and Alice May, nee Thistlethwaite. His parents separated before his first birthday, and he and his mother went to live with his maternal grandmother and maiden aunts, Isabella, Ethel and Edith Thistlethwaite, in Melbourne....

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PRIMARY IDENTIFIERS

Call Numbers

MLMSS 7703

Record Identifier

n5lVgKx9

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https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/n5lVgKx9

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Reference code

455888

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