ACT Heritage Library Manuscript Collection

HMSS 0159 Theo Bischoff Papers

Scope and content notes

Call Number

HMSS 0159

Collection

Theo Bischoff Papers

Date Range

1959-1971

Quantity

1.1m (7 map file drawers; 6 Manuscript boxes; 1 o/s box)

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Please note that this collection is listed in two places. Here you will find the list of specifications and other documenation. For a list of architectural plans and drawings, please search for "Bischoff" in our Maps and Plans List.

 

 

Series List

Series 1, Architectural Plans and Drawings

Floor plans, elevations and sketches (search for Bischoff in our maps and plans list)

Series 2 Project Files

Most commonly contain specifications for building work, contracts and copies of architectural plans and drawings.

Series 3 Stationary

 

Box List

Series No.

Box No.

Description

Qty

Date Range

2

1

Project Files 

Alterations, Monaro Pharmacy, 176 Monaro Street, Queanbeyan.

1 file

12-30 April 1960

2

1

Project Files 

CR Watson House, 13 Waller Crescent, Campbell, block 8 section 21.

1 file

8 August 1960

1

Project Files 

Gorton Garden [file cover only]

1 file

 

1

Project Files 

Bus Shelters for NCDC: at corner Limestone Avenue and Euree Street, Reid; block 24 section 4, Watson; vicinity of junctions of sections 6, 17, 19 and 20, Hackett.

1 file

September – November 1961

1

Project Files 

House, National Circuit, Deakin, block 16 section 2.

1 file

19 January 1959

1

Project Files 

Sports Pavilion, Manuka; NCDC project no D590.

1 file

May 1962

1

Project Files 

John Curtin School of Medical Research, Australian National University

1 file

March 1956

1

Project Files 

Dr P. Trudinger House, Dryandra Street, O’Connor, block 6 section 7.

1 file

June – September 1964

 

1

Project Files 

Kellow House, Curtin, block 3 section 42.

1 file

August – November 1964

 

1

Project Files 

Dr. Horniblow House, Theodore Street, Curtin, block 5 section 17.

1 file

October 1964 – January 1965

 

2

Project Files 

Prof. Gasgoine House, Anstey Street, Pearce, block 26 section 19.

1 file

June – August 1968

 

2

Project Files 

Extensions, MajGen Gurner House, 84 Dominion Circuit, Deakin, block 4 section 4.

1 file

December 1968

 

2

Project Files 

Bedroom Units, Presbyterian Conference Centre, block 60, Stromlo.

1 file

1973

 

2

Project Files 

Extension, Clark House, 210 Dryandra Street, O’Connor, block 31 section 2.

1 file

1968

 

2

Project Files 

Frankel House, 40 Nicholson Crescent, Campbell, block 5 section 40.

1 file

April 1970

 

2

Project Files 

University of Melbourne, School of Architecture, Architecture 5 Lecture Notes – Structural Design.

1 file

September 1950

 

2

Project Files 

Japanese Ambassador’s Residence, corner Schlich Street and Empire Circuit, Yarralumla, block 2 section 32.

5 files

May – August 1960

 

3

Project Files 

Schedule of Houses 1958-1966

1 file

1958 - 1966

 

3

Project Files 

Extension, Biesse House, “Jacala”, Murrumbateman, NSW, portion 69, Shire of Goodradigbee, Parish of Nanima, County of Murray.

1 file

no date

 

3

Project Files 

External Works (swimming pool, carport, irrigation system), Prime Minister’s Lodge.

1 file

December 1970

 

3

Project Files 

Costin House, Burri Point, NSW, lot 6 portion 111, Eurobodalla Shire, Parish of Bateman, County of St Vincent.

1 file

no date

 

3

Project Files 

Residential flats (24), Pearce, block 9 section 24.

1 file

no date

 

3

Project Files 

St. Luke’s Church Hall, Deakin, section 30.

1 file

December 1958 – February 1959

 

3

Project Files 

Photographs of Houses (unidentified)

1 file

no dates

 

3

Project Files 

Change Rooms, ANU North Oval, block 1 section 25, Turner.

2 files

September 1967 – June 1968

 

3

Various Project and Final Certificates, for use as examples: Canberra School of Music, Manuka; John Curtin

Project Files 

School of Medical Research; Biological Sciences, ANU; McCawley House block 41 section 10, Garran; office building for Associated Chambers of Commerce, block 4 section 13, Barton.

1 file

1967

4

Project Files 

Prof. Gascoigne House, 3 Anstey Street, Pearce, block 26 section 19.

1 file

July 1968 – July 1970

4

Project Files 

Change Rooms and Grandstand, ANU North Oval, block 1 section 25, Turner.

1 file

November 1966 – May 1969

2

4

Project Files 

ANU Boat Club / Sailing Club Building
ANU Tennis Club Building, tennis courts between South Oval and Law Building, Acton.

1 file

February – June 1970

4

Project Files 

Redevelopment of bakery / cottage, LA Coggan, corner of Elouera and Mort Streets, Braddon, block 1 section 28. Includes plans of existing cottage and Coggan’s Bakery building.

1 file

May - October 1966

 

4

Project Files 

Extension, Clark House, 210 Dryandra Street, O’Connor, block 31 section 2.

1 file

October 1968 – March 1970

 

4

Project Files 

Minor Works and Conversions, John Curtin School of Medical Research Wing F and Zoology Building, ANU.

1 file

August 1967 – May 1971

 

4

Project Files 

Alterations to Buildings A33, 34, 50, 58, RMC Duntroon.
Griffith Ambulance Station

1 file

June 1968 – May 1970

 

4

Project Files 

Driveways and Minor Renovations at Residential Flats, Academics Anonymous Pty Ltd, 2 Arthur Circle, Forrest.

1 file

January 1966 – February 1970

 

4

Project Files 

Tiny Jobs:
Redraw plan for Polish Ex-Servicemen’s Association, 15 Moore Street, Turner, block 2 section 23 (1971).
Renovations, block 4 section 46, Griffith (1971)
Advice, McArthur, 21 Grant Crescent, Griffith, block 22 section 13 (1970).
Drawing, O’Neill, 10 Wylie Street, Narrabundah (1969).
Drawing, Ollis, 6 Ovens Street, Griffith, block 3 section 17 (1969).
Extensions, Indonesian Embassy, Deakin, block 10 section 6 (1968).
Correspondence, L J Hooker Limited, re building at block 6 section 49, Canberra City (1967-1968)

1 file

1967 – 1971

 

4

Project Files 

Correspondence with Roy Grounds and Company, including sketch plan of bench marks around Old Parliament House.

1 file

1965 – 1968

 

4

Project Files 

Garden Development, Prime Minsters’ Lodge, including two aerial photographs, one dated 22 December 1966.

1 file

August 1968 – February 1969

 

5

Project Files 

Frankel House, 4 Cobby Street, Campbell, block 5 section 40.

2 files

October 1969 – March 1972

 

5

Project Files 

Extension, Biesse House, “Jacala”, Murrumbateman, NSW, portion 69, Shire of Goodradigbee, Parish of Nanima, County of Murray.

1 file

February 1969 – September 1970

 

5

Project Files 

Costin House, Burri Point, NSW, lot 6 portion 111, Eurobodalla Shire, Parish of Bateman, County of St Vincent.

1 file

October 1969 – May 1970

 

5

Project Files 

Stage 5, Services Building [Griffin Centre], Bunda Street, Civic, section 35. Includes preliminary notes on Stage 6.

1 file

August 1968 – June 1969

 

5

Project Files 

Flats, Department of Interior, corner Hodgson and Macfarland Crescents, Pearce, block 9 section 24.

1 file

February 1969 – February 1971

 

5

Project Files 

Development, Fyshwick, block 2 section 24.

1 file

October 1968

 

5

Project Files 

Headquarters, Australian Institute of Building, Northbourne Avenue.

1 file

May 1969

 

5

Project Files 

Office, Thiess Bros, lot 9, Bayldon Road, Queanbeyan.

1 file

August 1969 – January 1970

 

5

Project Files 

Library, Liberal Party Headquarters, Blackall and Macquarie Streets, Barton, block 3 section 13.

1 file

December 1969

 

6

Project Files 

Extension, Kelton House, 23 Lynch Street, Hughes, block 11 section 20.

1 file

June 1969 – June 1971

 

6

Project Files 

Extension, Lewis House, 6 Macdonnell Street, Yarralumla, block 22 section 34.

1 file

December 1969 – June 1970

 

6

Project Files 

Extension, McRae House, 14 Higgins Crescent, Ainslie, block 2 section 11.

1 file

June – July 1970

 

6

Presentation Drawings and Photographs: Most are identified, and are of buildings in this list. Others are:
Studio Nundah, O’Connor; John Curtin School of Medical Research (aerial); ANU campus (aerial, drawing); Botany Building, ANU; Pike House, block 6 section 55 Campbell, 1966; Sports pavilion, ANU; Guest House, Ainslie; Marshall House, block 10 section 104 Curtin, 1965; McIlwraith building; Theo Bischoff; Bradman Pavilion; Canberra School of Music, Manuka; Doctor’s residence/surgery, Forrest, Campbell, Curtin; Government Housing, Anzac Parade.

2 files

1960s

 

6

Project Files 

Extension, Dr. Horniblow House, Theodore Street, Curtin, block 5 section 17.

1 file

August 1967 – January 1968

 

6

Project Files 

List of Jobs; numerical order, annotated.

1 file

no dates

6

Project Files 

Interim Report on Structural Failure, North Canberra RSL Club, Turner, by Norman Mussen of Mussen, Mackay and Potter, Melbourne. Includes “An Allegory” by Norman Mussen.

1 file

November 1953

Project Files 

Specification for the Construction of the offical Residence of His Excellency the Ambasador for the Government of Japan, Block 2, Secion 32, Yarralumla 

1 file May 1960

over size

Project Files 

Estimates, John Curtin School of Medical Research, ANU, by Mussen, Mackay and Potter, University House, Acton.

1 vol

September 1953

6

Stationary 

Examples of With Compliments Slips

 

 

6

Stationary 

Engraved plastic door plaque “Theo Bischoff, Architect”

 

 

over size

Stationary 

Engraved plastic wall plaque “Theo Bischoff, Architect”