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Edwin Raines fonds, 1947-1973

Submitted by justin.anders on Tue, 10/07/2014 - 10:30am

Raines, Edwin, 1923-

 ca. .5 m of textual records.

Canadian architect. Edwin Raines was born in Ystrad Mynach, Wales, December 12, 1923. He received his B.Arch. from the University of Manitoba in 1947. He remained as a lecturer in architecture at the University of Manitoba until 1952. Raines married Nancy Kennedy in 1951 and they have two children. In 1952 Raines began working as Research Architect at the Research Group at Central Mortgage and Housing Corporation (Ottawa, 1952-1954). In 1954 he became Chief Architect of Rupertsland Trading Company in Winnipeg, overseeing the design and construction of Hudson Bay Co. stores across Canada. Raines joined J. Stevenson and Associates in 1957, and he is currently senior partner in the firm Raines Finlayson Barrett & Partners. Raines is a Fellow of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (1969) and a member of the Alberta Association of Architects.

Fonds consists of correspondence, briefs, and reports from the personal papers of Edwin Raines, 1947-1973.

Title based on contents of fonds.

Acquired by donation in 1983, 1984, and 1989.

Finding aids available at repository.

Further accruals expected.

Accessions: 173A/83.28, 174A/83.29, 197A/84.18, 250A/89.06

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