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Date Range of Records: 1868-1960
- Clements Langford Pty Ltd [1923-]
This collection can be considered as four main groups - administrative records, plans from 380 building jobs, photographs, and a small quantity of private papers. Administrative records are primarily from the period 1940-1960 however the plans and photographs cover a wider date range and include many building projects from the earlier years of the firm. Included are: Minutes, 1949-55; Agenda Book, 1935-1942; indentures 1914-1923; correspondence 1945-1956; diaries 1949-1955; Accounts 1881-1985; 1911, 1920-1959; job files 1946-1958; specifications 1928-1960; drawings and plans 1868-1960 (very few pre-1900); photographs 1895-1912.

Two finding-aids provide details for (1) the administrative and job files contained in 308 boxes; 124 volumes; private papers, and (2) the "job numbers" assigned to drawings of the buildings constructed by Clemnts Langford Pty Ltd. Job numbers were given to each set of plans for sequential building projects. This list is arranged by the job number, and gives details including name of the job [usually the name of the client], address of the job, the architect and the date of the job.

This collection contains drawings from some 140 different architectural firms or individuals, including Nahum Barnet, Buchan, Laird and Buchan, Charles D’Ebro, A. S. Eggleston, Gawler and Drummond, A. and K. Henderson, H. A. Norris, Oakden and Ballantyne, Best Overend, A. and H. Peck, Smith, Ogg and Serpell, Stephenson and Meldrum, H. W. and F. B. Tompkins, Joseph Crook and Albion Walkley.

Digitised photographs from the Clements Langford Pty Ltd collection can also be viewed by searching Digitised Items on the Archives website - each of these images has a unique 13 digit number.

When requesting material to access, please quote the unit and/or Job Number, or in the case of photographs, the 13 digit item number. Please note that units and images can be accessed in the Reading Room, but it is necessary to make additional arrangements with UMA staff to access drawings.
43 metres plus
Collection Category: Business, organisations
Access Conditions: Access: Open
Finding Aids: Yes listed ONLINE
Online ListingClements Langford Pty Ltd Drawings by Job Number (1960.0003)
Online ListingClements Langford Pty Ltd boxed documents (1960.0003)
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