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Peter Hemingway fonds

Hemingway, Peter George 1929-1995


Accession 171A/83.26 Project HEM H/207

ca. 8,000 drawings. - ca. 57 aperture cards ; 8 x 19 cm. - ca. 14.5 m of textual records.

Canadian architect. Peter Hemingway was born in Minster, England in 1929. He was trained at an art school in Kent, then came to Canada in the 1950s in response to a Government of Alberta advertisement aimed at recruiting architects. After working at the Alberta Department of Public Works, he entered into a partnership with Charles Laubenthal before taking over as sole proprietor. He died in May 1995.

Awards: 2 Massey medals.

Significant projects include: Muttart Conservatory (Edmonton?); Central Pentacostal Tabernacle (Edmonton); Coronation Swimming Pool (Edmonton); Yellowknife Court House.

Fonds consists of drawings, files, specifications, photographs and slides from the architectural practice of Peter Hemingway Architect Ltd., 1956-1982. Fonds also include copies of articles written by Peter Hemingway.

Title based on contents of fonds.

Acquired by donation in 1978, 1980, 1982, 1983, 1985 and 1987.

Finding aids available at repository.

Further accruals expected.

Accessions: 35A/78.15, 92A/80.27, 135A/82.20, 171A/83.26, 215A/85.08, 236A/87.04