- Museum collections
- Caroline Simpson Library & Research Collection
Marion Hall Best (1905-1988) was one of Australia's most important and influential 20th century interior designers. She was an outstanding figure in the dissemination of the ideas of international modernism in relation to interiors in Australia.
Alan Spearman Evans (1902-1963) was a Sydney-based amateur photographer who spent much of his life recording his houses, gardens and workplaces as well as those of his family and friends between 1924 and 1957. Many of the houses photographed by Evans have survived and a number have been heritage listed.