Contains 7 series of material related to the career of South Australian architect, Jack Cheesman. Includes student work underaken while he was a student at New York University 1929 to 1931; photographs of architectural works by Cheesman; plans for various clients of the firm Cheesman, Doley, Neighbour and Raffen in its various incarnations; lino cuts by Cheesman. It includes correspondence with various colleagues and friends and papers relating to various organisations, some related to architecture (RIBA & RAIA) and some not, with which Jack Cheesman was involved as well as material related to Cheesman's work on advisory committees. These included both Commonwealth and State Government committees such as the Canberra Sitting Review Committee, the SA Town Planning Committee and the SA Planning Appeal Board (where he became a Commissioner), the Adelaide City Council, and the National Trust. Also includes agendas, correspondence etc. relating to Conventions attended or organised by Cheesman and overseas trip ephemera; Copies and amendments of the Real Property Act 1866-1961; Ephemera, diaries, photographs, biographical material, certificates, news clippings, speech notes, oral histories, and watercolours by Cheesman. The collection also holds papers relating to the South Australian Institute of Architects from its formation, including Roll Books and membership records.