Steele building

University of Queensland, Office of Marketing and Communications (). Steele building. The University of Queensland.

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Creator University of Queensland, Office of Marketing and Communications
Title Steele building
Place of publication Brisbane Queensland Australia
Publisher The University of Queensland
Open Access Status Other
Year available 1959
Series Photographs of the Office of Marketing and Communications
Type Image/Jpeg
Original Format Photograph
Source University of Queensland Archives, UQA S909 p51c
Language eng
Rights This photograph is in Copyright, please contact University of Queensland Archives for further information; email:
Subject 430100 Historical Studies
Abstract/Summary This photograph of the Steele bulding was taken around 1959. The first building completed on the St. Lucia site, and originally known as the Chemistry building, the Steele building was named for Professor Bertram Dillon Steele in 1966. Steele, born in 1870 and died in 1934, was the foundation Professor of Chemistry, member of Senate, inventor of a new type of gas mask, chair of the 1923 Royal Commission for the control of prickly pear and Emeritus Professor.[Information taken from an unpublished history of building names written by Rebecca Carter]
Keyword University of Queensland
University of Queensland - Buildings
University of Queensland - Great Court
Steele building
Steele, Bertram Dillon

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Created: Fri, 07 Jun 2013, 09:14:43 EST by Mr Bruce Ibsen on behalf of University of Queensland Archives