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David Saunders (1928-1986) & Katrina (Kate) McDougall
Papers on architectural history and wineries of South Australia 1980-1987

MSS 0068

Biographical Note

David Saunders, a graduate of the RMIT and University of Melbourne (Master of Architecture 1959), was Professor of Architecture at the University of Adelaide from 1977 until his early death on 23 September 1986, having previously lectured at the University of Melbourne (1956-68) and at the Power Institute of Fine Arts, Sydney University (1968-77).  He was an innovative teacher with a particular interest in the history of architecture, Australian architecture and industrial architecture, and was active in conservation of the built heritage and a member of a number of Heritage organizations - areas he advanced materially by the foundation of the Australian and New Zealand Society for Architectural Historians, by publication of A Manual of Architectural History Sources in Australia and by his teaching and the restructuring of the architectural education program at the University.

These papers were deposited by Kate (Katrina) McDougall after Dr. Saunders' death.  They relate to Dr Saunders teaching in the Department of Architecture at the University of Adelaide, in particular his interest in architectural history and to a survey of South Australian wineries conducted as part of a broader project by Saunders on the Industrial Buildings of South Australia commenced in 1980.  Kate McDougall undertook the research on the history of the wineries and contributed some of this research to a chapter on 'Winery Buildings of the Barossa Valley' in the publication Vineyard of the Empire: early Barossa vignerons 1842-1939.

Contents Listing

Department of Architecture

1.  Papers for teaching in History and Theories of Architecture I, 1980-87.  8 cm.
[Lecture outlines, essay, tutorial and field work assignments, reading lists, exam papers, library exercises and slide tests, handouts]

2.  Papers for teaching in History and Theories of Architecture II, 1980-87.  4 cm.

3.  Papers for teaching in History and Theories of Architecture III, 1985.  1 cm.

4.  Copies of articles on architecture.   3 cm.

5.  Student papers (selected essays, tutorials and bibliographies), History and Theories of Architecture and Design Studies I, c1981-84 (many not dated.  4 cm.

Architectural History and Historians

6/1.  Architectural History Index, South Australia project - Memorandum re, as revised 31/7/84 with later annotations.  7 p.

6/2.  Notes towards a common glossary of terms for architectural styles used in Australia, by Miles Lewis, as revised 7/7/83.  4 p.

6/3.  Notes on foundation meeting for the Society of Architectural Historians, Australasia, 14/8/84.  2 p.

6/4.  Papers of the first National Conference of Architectural Historians in Australia, Adelaide, August 1984.   3 cm.

Wineries in South Australia Survey

7.  Draft of history of South Australian wineries [introduction only], with list of wineries and chronology; bibliography; notes and photocopies of source materials.  4 cm.

8.  Wineries of Adelaide and suburbs - notes, copies of articles, some site and architectural plans and published advertising material.  5 cm.
[One general file and separate files for Angoves, Auldana, Fairford, Hamiltons, Oaklands, Penfolds, Romalo, Stonyfell, Douglas A. Tolley, Tolley Scott & Tolley, Woodleys; and for Beaumont, Brighton and coast, Kensington and Norwood]

9.  Barossa {and Gawler} wineries - notes, copies of articles, some site and architectural plans and published advertising material and photographs.  15 cm.
[Drafts of wine industry and winery buildings survey history; general files on the history of the district with chronology of building types and winery lists, building heritage listings; and separate files on William Macarthur, Basedow, Bernkastel, Barossa Wine Co-op, Chateau Tanunda, Evandale, Fiedler's, Gawler Park, Glen Para, Glenview, Gramps (Orlando), Hamiltons, Hardy's Siegersdorf, Henschke, Hillside, Hoffman's Orange Grove (Chateau Leonay), Medlands (Douglas A. Tolley), North Para Wines, Orlando, Para Wirra, Penfolds, Pewsey Vale, Reynella (their Lyndoch winery), Rovalley, St. Hallett's, Saltrams, Schomburgk and Winckel, Seppelts, Sobels, Springfield, T.S.T. (Angas Park), Wilsford, Wonganella (Chateau Rosevale), Woodlands and Yalumba]

10.  Clare-Watervale wineries - copies of general articles.  2 cm.

11.  Riverland wineries - copies of two articles, including re Berri distillery.  1 cm.

12.  Southern wineries (McLaren Vale, Reynella, Clarendon, Yankallila, Morphett Vale, Noarlunga) - notes, copies of articles, some site and architectural plans and published advertising material and photographs.  10 cm.
[Drafts of introduction; general files on the history of the district and its wineries and list of wineries of the region; and separate files on Amery, Bleasdale, d'Arenburg, Emu, Glenloth, Happy Valley, Hope Farm (Seaview), Horndale, Lyndale, Metala, Montura, Morphett Vale, Mount Hurtle Pirramimma, Reynella, Ryecroft, Trinity, Vale Royal, Wirra Wirra]

13.  South-East wineries - notes, copies of articles, booklets.  3 cm.
[General files with lists of and articles re wineries of the region and separate files for Redmans-Rouge Homme, Riddochs and Wynns]

14.  Breweries and Flour mills - drawings, photographs, location lists and statistics.
2 cm.

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