J.H. McConnell, Residence, 1967, McConnell Collection, S270/1/6/5, Architecture Museum, University of South Australia Architects of South Australia     

Russell Service Station
Service Station
C.A.Russell, 1937
Architecture Museum
University of South Australia


Individual biographies in the SA Architects database include sources specific to the entry. A list of general sources on SA architects follows:


Apperly, R, Irving, R and Reynolds, P (1989) A Pictorial Guide to Identifying Australian Architecture, Angus and Robertson, Sydney

Burden, M (1983) Lost Adelaide, Oxford University Press, Melbourne

Freeland, JM (1974) Architecture in Australia: A History, Penguin, Harmondsworth

Goad, Philip and Willis, Julie (2011) Encyclopaedia of Australian Architecture, Cambridge University Press, Melbourne

Jensen, E and Jensen, R (1980) Colonial Architecture in South Australia: a definitive chronicle of development 1836-1890 and the social history of the times, Rigby Publishers Ltd. Adelaide

Johnson, DL (1980) Australian Architecture, 1901-51: Sources of Modernism, Sydney University Press, Sydney

Marsden, S, Sumerling, P and Stark, P (1990) Heritage of the City of Adelaide, Corporation of the City of Adelaide, Adelaide

Morgan, EJR and Gilbert, SH (1969) Early Adelaide Architecture, Oxford University Press, Melbourne

Page, M (1986) Sculptors in Space: South Australian Architects 1836-1986, RAIA (SA), Adelaide

Pikusa, S (1986) The Adelaide House 1836-1901, Wakefield Press, Adelaide

Queale, M and DiLernia, N (1996) Adelaide's Architecture and Art: A walking guide, Wakefield Press, Kent Town


The Architecture Museum, School of Art, Architecture and Design, University of South Australia [https://unisa.edu.au/connect/galleries-museums-and-centres/architecture-museum/]

State Library of South Australia contains information on the State Library’s archival holdings and digitised collections as well as books [http://www.catalog.slsa.sa.gov.au/screens/opacmenu.html]

State Records of South Australia which holds records of all government buildings in SA [http://www.archives.sa.gov.au/]

Adelaide City Council Archives holds records relating the Adelaide City Council area [http://www.adelaidecitycouncil.com/your-community/culture-history/city-archives/]

National Archives of Australia holds records of Commonwealth government buildings in SA [http://www.naa.gov.au]

History Trust of South Australia researches, preserves and presents the history of South Australia [http://www.history.sa.gov.au/]

Heritage South Australia, Department for Environment and Water and the South Australian Heritage Council are responsible for protecting and conserving built, maritime and intangible heritage [https://www.environment.sa.gov.au/topics/heritage]


Trove is the National Library of Australia’s online content aggregator of digitised books, images, historic newspapers, maps, music, archives, library catalogue data and more from state and national collections [http://trove.nla.gov.au/]

The South Australian Heritage Places Database includes details about South Australia's local and State heritage places, objects and areas [http://maps.sa.gov.au/heritagesearch/HeritageSearchLocation.aspx]

Heritage Surveys for various areas by a range of qualified heritage consultants can be accessed at: [https://www.environment.sa.gov.au/topics/heritage/sa-heritage-register/heritage-surveys]

Saunders Architectural Index at the University of Adelaide contains architectural references to colonial newspapers and periodicals [https://library.adelaide.edu.au/coll/saunders/]

Miles Lewis Internet site contains information on architectural history and construction across Australia [http://www.mileslewis.net/]

The Manning Index of newspaper articles in SA up to the 1930s is available on the State Library of SA website and has subject lists of newspaper article titles as well as being searchable for keywords [http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/manning/toc.htm]

‘Adelaidia’ is an interactive way to find out about the history of Adelaide and has been developed by the History Trust of South Australia [http://adelaidia.sa.gov.au/]

The SA History Hub is an interactive way of engaging with the history of South Australia and developed by the History Trust of SA [http://sahistoryhub.com.au/]

National Library of Australia – ‘Where can I find old architectural plans and drawings?’ guide [https://www.nla.gov.au/faq/where-can-i-find-old-architectural-plans-and-drawings]

House History Guide by State Library of South Australia [http://guides.slsa.sa.gov.au/HouseHistory]