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Album Portfolios

Album Portfolios

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People

  • Graham Warrington (photographer)
  • Douglas C. Simpson (architect)
  • Semmens, Simpson (Firm) (architectural firm)
  • Gardiner and Thornton (architectural firm)
  • Charles B.K. Van Norman (architect)
  • Douglas C. Simpson (creator)
  • Douglas C. Simpson (archive creator)

Title

Album Portfolios

Dates of creation

[1950-ca. 1954]

Level of archival description

Sub-series 2

Extent and Medium

  • 3 portfolios

Scope and Content

Sub-series documents presentation portolios for projects including Simpson House I, the Vancouver Public Library, Main Branch, and various projects by Gardiner and Thornton, Semmens, Simpson (Firm), and Charles B.K. Van Norman. Material was produced between 1950 and ca. 1954.

File contains presentation portfolios.

Reference Number

AP076.S3.SS2

Related units of description

  • Additional photographs of the Vancouver Public Library, Main Branch, are in Series 4 (AP076.S4.D2).
  • Working drawings of Simpson House I are in Series 1 (AP076.S1.SS1.D8), and additional photographs are in Series 3 (AP076.S3.SS1.D1) and Series 5 (AP076.S5).
  • Additional photographs of the Vancouver Public Library, Collingwood Branch, are in Series 3 (AP076.S3.SS1.D5).

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    • Reference Number: ARCH177458
    • Title: Bi-nuclear House
    • Dates of creation: 1950
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Graham Warrington (photographer)
    • Douglas C. Simpson (architect)
    • Douglas C. Simpson (archive creator)

    Description:

    exterior and interior views and details of Simpson House I

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 portfolio(s)

    Technique and media:

    B/w photographs on stiff paper, plastic cover protecters, spiral bound (14 pages including covers)

    Dimensions:

    album: 19.5 x 24 x 1 cm

    Credit line:

    Douglas C. Simpson fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Barry et Gregg Simpson/
    Gift of Barry and Gregg Simpson

    Folder Number:

    76-040-01T

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    • Reference Number: ARCH177460
    • Title: Contemporary West Coast Architecture: A Portfolio by Graham Warrington
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1954
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Graham Warrington (photographer)
    • Gardiner and Thornton (architectural firm)
    • Semmens, Simpson (Firm) (architectural firm)
    • Charles B.K. Van Norman (architect)
    • Douglas C. Simpson (archive creator)

    Description:

    views of various projects by Gardiner and Thornton (Princess Margaret High School, St. Anthony's Church), Semmens, Simpson (Vancouver Public Library Collingwood Branch), Charles B.K, Van Norman (models of the Burrard Building and the Canada Customs Building), and other church, school, factory, residential, gas station, and high-rise buildings.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 portfolio(s)

    Technique and media:

    B/w photographic plates, printed cover pages, 22 pages

    Dimensions:

    album: 16.5 x 20.5 x 1 cm

    Credit line:

    Douglas C. Simpson fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Barry et Gregg Simpson/
    Gift of Barry and Gregg Simpson

    Folder Number:

    76-041-01T

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