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Richard Strong fonds, 1962-1982

Submitted by justin.anders on Tue, 10/07/2014 - 10:37am

Strong, Richard

 ca. 49,000 drawings - ca. 90 microfilm reels - ca.350 aperture cards - 3 models - ca. 25 display materials - 1cassette tape - ca.11 negatives - ca.15 plates - ca. 210 m of textual records.

Canadian architects. The firm of Stevenson Raines is Calgary's oldest architectural firm, dating back to the beginning of the 20th century when it was known as Lawson & O'Gara. The drawings represent projects from all phases of the firm's development and reflect the architectural activity of Calgary in particular and southern Alberta in general.

Significant projects include: various Calgary Exhibition and Stampede buildings; Calgary International Airport ; Mount Royal College; Braemar Lodge; Knox United Church; Bailey Residence; Sacred Heart Church Addition; MacEwan Hall (University of Calgary); Calgary Public School Board Education Centre; Lacombe Vocational High School.

Fonds consists of drawings, models, display materials, specifications, correspondence and office files of the architectural firm Stevenson Raines, 1905-1978.

Title based on contents of fonds.

Acquired by donation in 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, and 1992.

Finding aids available at repository.

Further accruals expected.

Accessions: 25A/77.77, 37A/78.25, 50A/79.06, 68A/80.03, 79A/80.14, 81A/80.16, 90A/80.25, 91A/80.26, 94A/80.29, 114A/81.18, 123A/82.08, 149A/83.04, 152A/83.07, 154A/83.09, 156A/83.11, 158A/83.12, 159A/83.14, 163A/83.18, 165A/83.20, 166A/83.21, 167A/83.22, 178A/83.33, 179A/83.34, 188A/84.09, 199A/84.20, 208A/85.01, 230A/86.10, 237A/87.05, 256A/92.01

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