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Arthur Erickson Professional Activities

Arthur Erickson Professional Activities

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People

  • Arthur Erickson (author)
  • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

Title

Arthur Erickson Professional Activities

Dates of creation

1955-1999 (predominant 1964-1989)

Level of archival description

File 6

Extent and Medium

  • 40 artefacts
  • 1.93 linear metres of textual records
  • other materials

Scope and Content

File documents professional activities of Arthur Erickson outside of designing buildings, including awards (Massey Medals for Architecture and others) and honours, as well as addresses and writings by Erickson, book projects, conferences and workshops.

File contains award plaques, textual records (includes some photographs).

Reference Number

AP022.S2.SS1.D6

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    • Reference Number: ARCH255029
    • Title: Letter from Ruth Cawker informing Erickson about books his work is featured in
    • Dates of creation: 1979
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    letter from Ruth Cawker informing Erickson about books his work is featured in, and news about an upcoming book from Coach House Press. statement from Erickson for an article.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.01 l.m.

    Credit line:

    Arthur Erickson fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: ARCH255548
    • Title: Thoughts on Arcitecture: A personal view by Arthur Erickson, Architect (Vancouver)
    • Dates of creation: 1999
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    copies in English and French of essay / address by Arthur Erickson; correspondence to Phyllis Lambert from Madeleine Gobeil-Noel and reply by Nicholas Olsberg, timetable of colloquim Architecture de la pensee / Pensee de l'architecture en Lyon

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Technique and media:

    Photocopies

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.01 l.m.

    Credit line:

    Arthur Erickson fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: ARCH255580
    • Title: Social Theory and Occams Razor
    • Dates of creation: 1980
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    files from a workshop Erickson attended in Sweden titled Social Theory and Occams Razor, part of International Federation of Institutes for Advanced study - correspondence, itinerary, handwritten notes from lectures, CVs from lecturers, photocopy of articles from Scientific American and Time, a postcard, brochure from Drottningholm Court Theatre.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 folder

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.01 l.m.

    Credit line:

    Arthur Erickson fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: ARCH255595
    • Title: Awards and addresses
    • Dates of creation: 1984
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    6 files of awards and addresses - French Academie d'Architecture grande medaille d'or; R.A.I.C gold medal and receiving speech; Cosmos Club - AIA talk; Chicago lecture on cities; Massey Hall public presentation speeches

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 6 files

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.03 l.m.

    Credit line:

    Arthur Erickson fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: ARCH255805
    • Title: Thoughts on Architecture: A personal view by Arthur Erickson, Architect (Vancouver)
    • Dates of creation: 1999
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    English text by Arthur Erickson and a translation into French for a presentation given by Erickson in Lyon, France:, correspondence from Madeleine Gobeil-Noel to Phyllis Lambert (October 1999) and from Nicholas Olsberg to Madeleine Gobeil-Noel (November 1999)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Technique and media:

    Photocopies

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.01 l.m.

    Credit line:

    Arthur Erickson fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: ARCH256951
    • Title: Files for AE books
    • Dates of creation: 1987-1988
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    3 files for AE books - 2 ripped pages from The Architecture of Arthur Erickson and a draft of chronology of work with revisions and correspondence; drafts of exhibition catalogue; correspondence, thumbnails of book, design schedule.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.03 l.m.

    Credit line:

    Arthur Erickson fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: ARCH256968
    • Title: Massey Medals for Architecture
    • Dates of creation: 1967
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    awarded to Erickson/Massey and associates for the design of Simon Fraser University

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 artefact(s)

    Technique and media:

    Plexiglass, wood

    Dimensions:

    frame: 38 x 26.5 x 2 cm

    Credit line:

    Arthur Erickson fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: ARCH256969
    • Title: Massey Medals for Architecture
    • Dates of creation: 1955
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    silver medal awarded to Erickson/Massey for design of residence of Gordon Smith Esq.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 artefact(s)

    Technique and media:

    Plexiglas (tm), wood

    Dimensions:

    artefact: 38 x 26.5 x 2 cm

    Credit line:

    Arthur Erickson fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: ARCH256970
    • Title: Massey Medals for Architecture
    • Dates of creation: 1958
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    silver medal awarded to Erickson/Massey for the design of ''A house in West Vancouver, British Columbia''

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 artefact(s)

    Technique and media:

    Plexiglas (tm), wood

    Dimensions:

    artefact: 38 x 26.5 x 2 cm

    Credit line:

    Arthur Erickson fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: ARCH256971
    • Title: Massey Medals for Architecture
    • Dates of creation: 1967
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    Massey Medal awarded to Erickson/Massey for design of Smith Residence

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 artefact(s)

    Technique and media:

    Plexiglas (tm), wood

    Dimensions:

    artefact: 38 x 26.5 x 2 cm

    Credit line:

    Arthur Erickson fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: ARCH256972
    • Title: Canadian Housing Design Council National Design Award
    • Dates of creation: 1964
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    awarded to Erickson/Massey for design of Multiple Housing at Woodland Park, Port Moody, B.C.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 artefact(s)

    Technique and media:

    Plexiglas (tm), wood

    Dimensions:

    artefact: 38 x 26.5 x 2 cm

    Credit line:

    Arthur Erickson fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: ARCH256973
    • Title: Massey Medals for Architecture
    • Dates of creation: 1967
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    awarded to Erickson/Massey for design of Canadian Pavilion for the International Trade Fair in Tokyo, Japan

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 artefact(s)

    Technique and media:

    Plexiglas (tm), wood

    Dimensions:

    artefact: 38 x 26.5 x 2 cm

    Credit line:

    Arthur Erickson fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: ARCH256974
    • Title: Pan Pacific Architectural Citation awarded by Hawaii Chapter
    • Dates of creation: 1962
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    Pan Pacific Architectural Citation awarded by Hawaii Chapter, American Institute of Architects to Arthur Erickson for ''exceptional architectural merit in the Pacific Area''

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 artefact(s)

    Technique and media:

    Plexiglas (tm), wood

    Dimensions:

    artefact: 38 x 26.5 x 2 cm

    Credit line:

    Arthur Erickson fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: ARCH256975
    • Title: Molson Prize of Canada Council
    • Dates of creation: 1967
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    ''to Arthur Erickson whose mind and work make new horizons.''

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 artefact(s)

    Technique and media:

    Plexiglas (tm), wood

    Dimensions:

    artefact: 38 x 26.5 x 2 cm

    Credit line:

    Arthur Erickson fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: ARCH256976
    • Title: Canadian Architectural Yearbook Award of Excellence
    • Dates of creation: 1971
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    awarded to Erickson/Massey for Hilborn House in Preston, ON. paper in a wood frame (glass is missing, arrived to CCA broken), and same award as a negative without a frame.

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 artefact(s)

    Technique and media:

    Paper, wood frame, negative

    Dimensions:

    artefacts: 43 x 32.5 x 1.5 cm

    Credit line:

    Arthur Erickson fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: ARCH257314
    • Title: Journeys of an Architect
    • Dates of creation: 1978, 1985-1987, 1990
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    "Journeys of an Architect" book (notes and texts by AE), correspondence and agreements between Arthur Erickson and various publishers, hand written notes, articles about AE, press clippings about Simon Fraser university

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 5 files

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.05 l.m.

    Credit line:

    Arthur Erickson fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: ARCH257563
    • Title: Awards
    • Dates of creation: 1971-1982, 1984
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    McGill Doctor of Laws honoris causa (includes photographs and text of AE speech), correspondence, August Perret Award, Order of Canada, Doctor of Laws SFU (includes convocation address by AE), "AE Awards:misc" file (includes Opening ceremonies of Provincial Law Courts), Royal Bank Award, Gold Medal Académie d'Architecture de France

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 7 files

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.06 l.m.

    Credit line:

    Arthur Erickson fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: ARCH257571
    • Title: Text of a talk on Simon Fraser University by Arthur Erickson, colour photographs of SFU buildings and people
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 file

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.01 l.m.

    Credit line:

    Arthur Erickson fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: ARCH260001
    • Title: Correspondance and reports from the following associations and conferences
    • Dates of creation: 1971-1975
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    Correspondance and reports from the following associations and conferences: Architectural Institute of British Columbia, Academia degli Euteleti, Canada-China Society, Canadian Conference of the Arts, Urban Land Institute, Ministry of State news releases, R.A.I.C., Intermet, Office of International Conferences (Conference on Cities), general conferences (1973-75), Biennal di Venezia conference, Congress (Madrid, Iran), Heritage Canada, Inter-American Development, Canadian Music Theatre Project.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.24 l.m.

    Credit line:

    Arthur Erickson fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: ARCH260005
    • Title: Correspondance with the following associations and events: Conference on Cities and other speeches
    • Dates of creation: 1978-1989
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    Correspondance with the following associations and events: Conference on Cities and other speeches, Receiver General for Canada, Architectural Institute of Japan award, Madrid speech, Canadian Council on Urban and Regional Research.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0,19 l.m.

    Credit line:

    Arthur Erickson fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: ARCH262167
    • Title: "Islamic University Statement"
    • Dates of creation: 1980
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    1 file "Islamic University Statement" - correspondence with Raphael de La-Hoz concerning Islamic Cultural Centre competition in Madrid, text of a talk by Erickson on planning an Islamic University and correspondence to the Center of Planning and Architectural Studies in Cario, Egypt

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 file

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.01 l.m.

    Credit line:

    Arthur Erickson fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: ARCH262411
    • Title: Certificate of 1986 Gold Medal from the American Institute of Architects, photocopies of Erickson's drivers licence
    • Dates of creation: 1986
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.01 l.m.

    Credit line:

    Arthur Erickson fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: ARCH273108
    • Title: ASPO conf. notes
    • Dates of creation: 1974-1975
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    File contains predominantly textual records relating to the Community Planning Association of Canada/American Society of Planning Officials1975 Joint Planning Conference. File also includes negatives.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.03 l.m.

    Credit line:

    Arthur Erickson fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de /Gift of the Erickson Family

    Folder Number:

    022-001-01

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    • Reference Number: ARCH273123
    • Title: Image list for the publication, The Architecture of Arthur Erickson : with text by the architect
    • Dates of creation: 13 January 1975
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 typescript(s)

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 28 × 21.6 cm (11 × 8 1/2 in.)

    Credit line:

    Arthur Erickson fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de /Gift of the Erickson Family

    Folder Number:

    022-001-02

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