The Callaway Centre

Sir Frank Callaway Collection

Further information

Limited Callaway Centre Catalogue Records are available on TROVE
  • Frank Callaway Foundation
  • Sir Frank Callaway Biography
  • Callaway Archive

The nucleus of the Archive's holdings is the unique collection of music research and music education materials of Sir Frank Callaway, presented to the University on his retirement in 1984.

The collection includes material relating to the Australian composer Percy Grainger and the Russian composer and music educator Dmitri Kabalevsky, as well as correspondence and historical documents stemming from Sir Frank’s close involvement in the International Society for Music Education (ISME), the International Music Council (IMC), the Indian Ocean Arts Festival, and the Australian Society for Music Education (ASME).

Extent of collection

More than 181 archival boxes plus unboxed materials.

Status of collection


Finding aid

Finding aid for the Papers of Sir Frank Callaway. Created July 2009 based on an undated agency listing.