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Churchill College, University of Cambridge Competition

Churchill College, University of Cambridge Competition

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People

  • Stirling and Gowan (creator)
  • Stirling and Gowan (architectural firm)
  • Kit Evans (architect)
  • David Gray (architect)
  • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

Title

Churchill College, University of Cambridge Competition

Dates of creation

[1958]-1959 [and after?]

Level of archival description

File 19

Extent and Medium

  • 17 photographs
  • 10 negatives
  • 3 textual records
  • 2 drawings
  • 0.08 l.m. of photographic materials

Scope and Content

File documents an unsuccessful competition entry for Churchill College, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England, United Kingdom. Material in this file was produced between 1958 and 1959, and probably after.

File contains presentation drawings, photographic materials, and textual records.

Reference Number

AP140.S2.SS1.D19

Location

Cambridge Cambridgeshire England United Kingdom

Language of material

Documents are in English, German and Japanese.

Related units of description

  • Slides AP140.S2.SS7.D2.P6 also include information on file AP140.S2.SS1.D19.

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D19.P1
    • Title: A drawing, which was probably part of the competitors' report for the project
    • Dates of creation: 1958
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 2

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    includes a drawing, which was probably part of the competitors' report for the project, featuring two diagrammatic plans showing the comparative sizes of the projected main buildings for Churchill College and other existing Colleges in Cambridge, and a bird's-eye plan oblique for the library building

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 presentation drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation drawings (proposals)

    Technique and media:

    Ink and graphite on tracing paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 50,1 x 40,6 cm

    Credit line:

    James Stirling/Michael Wilford fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Folder Number:

    140-0477

    Objects that have been catalogued:

      • AP140.S2.SS1.D19.P1.2
      • Two diagrammatic plans showing the comparative sizes of the projected main buildings for Churchill College and other existing Colleges in Cambridge, Churchill College, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England
      • Form: drawings
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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D19.P3
    • Title: Views of presentation drawings including site plans
    • Dates of creation: 1958 or after
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 8

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    views of presentation drawings including site plans, plans, elevations and sectional elevations for the outer wall of students' rooms and residential buildings, detailed plans and sections for the students' sets and studios, plans and sectional elevations for the married fellows maisonettes (row houses), plans, elevations and a section for the library building, and a bird's-eye perspective for the main buildings of the College; also, views of drawings which are not otherwise present in the project documents, including a schematic design drawing and a design development drawing, possibly for the first stage of the competition

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints

    Dimensions:

    photographic materials: 0.03 l.m.

    Credit line:

    James Stirling/Michael Wilford fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Folder Number:

    140-0479

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D19.P4
    • Title: Views of presentation drawings including site plans
    • Dates of creation: 1958 or after
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 3

    People:

    • Brecht-Einzig (photographic studio)
    • Richard Einzig (photographer)
    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    views of presentation drawings including site plans, plans, elevations and sectional elevations for the outer wall of students' rooms and residential buildings, and plans for the married fellows maisonettes (row houses), and views of a no longer extant model for the main buildings of the College

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints

    Dimensions:

    photographic materials: 0.02 l.m.

    Credit line:

    James Stirling/Michael Wilford fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Folder Number:

    140-0481

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D19.P5
    • Title: Views of presentation drawings including elevations and sectional elevations
    • Dates of creation: 1958 or after
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    views of presentation drawings including elevations and sectional elevations for the outer wall of students' rooms and residential buildings

    Quantity / Object type:

    6 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints

    Dimensions:

    sheets (smallest): 7 x 34 cm sheets (largest): 19 x 35 cm

    Credit line:

    James Stirling/Michael Wilford fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Folder Number:

    140-0483

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D19.P6
    • Title: Views of a plan oblique for the main buildings of the College
    • Dates of creation: 1958 or after
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 31 x 31 cm

    Credit line:

    James Stirling/Michael Wilford fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Folder Number:

    140-0409

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D19.P7
    • Title: Views of a no longer extant model for the main buildings of the College
    • Dates of creation: 1958 or after
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    5 negative(s)

    Dimensions:

    negatives: 6 x 6 cm

    Credit line:

    James Stirling/Michael Wilford fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Folder Number:

    140-0480

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D19.P8
    • Title: Views of presentation drawings including site plans
    • Dates of creation: 1958 or after
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    views of presentation drawings including site plans, plans, elevations and sectional elevations for the outer wall of students' rooms and residential buildings, detailed plans and sections for the students' sets and studios, plans and sectional elevations for the married fellows maisonettes (row houses), plans, elevations and a section for the library building, a bird's-eye perspective for the main buildings of the College, and views of a no longer extant model for the main buildings of the College; also, views of drawings which are not otherwise present in the project documents, including a design development drawing, possibly for the first stage of the competition; also includes several group portraits

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 negative(s)

    Dimensions:

    photographic materials: 0.02 l.m.

    Credit line:

    James Stirling/Michael Wilford fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Folder Number:

    140-0482

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D19.P9
    • Title: Views of a no longer extant model for the main buildings of the College
    • Dates of creation: 1958 or after
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 negative(s)

    Dimensions:

    photographic materials: 0.01 l.m.

    Credit line:

    James Stirling/Michael Wilford fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Folder Number:

    140-0484

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D19.P10
    • Title: Views of presentation drawings including plans, elevations and a sectional elevation
    • Dates of creation: 1958 or after
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    views of presentation drawings including plans, elevations and a sectional elevation for the married fellows maisonettes (row houses), and a view of two diagrammatic plans showing the comparative sizes of the projected main buildings for Churchill College and other existing Colleges in Cambridge

    Quantity / Object type:

    5 negative(s)

    Technique and media:

    Glass negatives

    Dimensions:

    negatives: 17 x 22 cm

    Credit line:

    James Stirling/Michael Wilford fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Folder Number:

    140-0414

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D19.P11
    • Title: One draft and two final typescripts (one of them illustrated) of the competition report
    • Dates of creation: 1958 or 1959
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    one draft and two final typescripts (one of them illustrated) of the competition report, and correspondence pertaining to the competition

    Quantity / Object type:

    3 report(s)

    Technique and media:

    Typescript, ink and reprographic copies, signed in coloured pencil

    Dimensions:

    sheets (smallest): 13 x 21 cm sheets (largest): 33 x 22 cm

    Document Type:

    • reports

    Physical Description:

    - The correspondence is stapled to the draft report. One of the final reports is bound in a plastic cover.

    Credit line:

    James Stirling/Michael Wilford fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Folder Number:

    140-0511

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D19.P12
    • Title: Views of presentation drawings
    • Dates of creation: 1958 or after
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    4 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 64 x 127 cm sheet (largest): 69 x 131 cm

    Credit line:

    James Stirling/Michael Wilford fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Folder Number:

    CDCM

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D19.P13
    • Title: Views of presentation drawings
    • Dates of creation: 1958 or after
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    4 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 69 x 97 cm

    Credit line:

    James Stirling/Michael Wilford fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Folder Number:

    CDCM

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D19.P2
    • Title: Churchill College, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England: axonometric
    • Dates of creation: 1958 or after
    • Form: photographs

    People:

    • Unknown (photographer)
    • Stirling and Gowan (architectural firm)
    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    View of a plan oblique for the main buildings of the College, rendered with translucent green adhesive film

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver print with coloured transfer film mounted on masonite panel

    Dimensions:

    composition: 81,7 x 84,6 cm

    Credit line:

    James Stirling/Michael Wilford fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Copyright:

    © CCA

    Folder Number:

    140-0478

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