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Raymond Affleck fonds

Affleck, Raymond Tait, 1922-1989


Accession 15A/77.62 Project AFF 100(A) Perspective

1499 drawings. Canadian architect. Raymond Tait Affleck was born in Penticton, British Columbia, November 20, 1922. He received his B.Arch. from McGill University in 1947 then did graduate work at the Eidgenossische Technische Hochscule (Zurich) in 1948. He married Betty Ann Henley in 1950. They had five children: four sons and one daughter. After working for McDougall Smith and Fleming (1948-50) and Vincent Rother, Montreal (1950-51), he became principal in the firm R.T. Affleck in 1952. In 1955 the firm became Affleck Desbarats Dimakopolous Lebensold Sise, where he remained until his death (March 15, 1989). He was a Fellow in the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (1965) and an Academician in the Royal Academy of Arts (1967). Awards: Massey Medal - 1961, 1964, 1967, 1970 ; Canadian Centennial Medal - 1967 ; RAIC Gold Medal (posthumously) - 1989. Significant projects include: Klassen House, St. Hilaire; Talbot Johnson House, Senneville; Harry Hoy House, Lac Tremblant; National Gallery Competition (1976-1977). Fonds consists of drawings and sketches from the architectural practice of Raymond Affleck, mostly private residences. Title based on contents of fonds.
Acquired by donation in 1977, 1978, and 1984. Finding aids available at repository. View project list. Related material located at the Canadian Centre for Architecture. Accessions: 15A/77.62, 32A/78.12, 183A/84.04