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Canada-France-Hawaii Astronomical Observatory

Canada-France-Hawaii Astronomical Observatory

Part of

People

  • Victor Prus (creator)
  • Victor Prus (archive creator)

Title

Canada-France-Hawaii Astronomical Observatory

Dates of creation

1977-1978

Level of archival description

File 63

Extent and Medium

  • 141 drawings
  • 1 map
  • 1 roll
  • 1 serial
  • 1 collage

Scope and Content

File documents Victor Prus's project for the Canada-France-Hawaii astronomical observatory on Mauna Kea, Hawaii, in 1978. Material in this file was produced between 1977 and 1978. The file contains drawings, such as design development, presentation and working drawings, a map of Hawaii Island, a periodical issue with an article about the observatory and a collage of the telescope.

Reference Number

AP163.S2.SS1.D63

Location

Hawaii United States

Related units of description

  • - See also a SNC promotional publication about the astronomical observatory classified in File 66 (AP163.S2.SS1.D66).

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    • Reference Number: ARCH265221
    • Title: Floor plans, plans, sections and elevations
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Victor Prus (architect)
    • Victor Prus (archive creator)

    Description:

    This group consists of + for the Canada-France-Hawaii Astronomical Observatory on Mauna Kea, in Hawaii.

    Quantity / Object type:

    119 drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • working drawings

    Technique and media:

    Black ink, graphite and coloured pencil on paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 55.5 × 43.2 cm sheet (largest): 80.3 × 107.4 cm

    Credit line:

    Victor Prus fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Gift of Victor Prus/Don de Victor Prus

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    • Reference Number: ARCH265393
    • Title: Floor plans, plans, elevations, site plans and sections
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Victor Prus (architect)
    • Victor Prus (archive creator)

    Description:

    This groups consist chiefly of floor plans, plans, elevations, site plans and sections for the Canada-France-Hawaii Astronomical Observatory on Mauna Kea, in Hawaii.

    Quantity / Object type:

    15 reprographic copy(ies)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • working drawings

    Technique and media:

    Flats; photocopies

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 25.3 × 20.5 cm sheet (largest): 45.6 × 61 cm

    Credit line:

    Victor Prus fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Gift of Victor Prus/Don de Victor Prus

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    • Reference Number: ARCH266016
    • Title: Floor plans for the Canada-France-Hawaii Astronomical Observatory on Mauna Kea in Hawaii
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Victor Prus (architect)
    • Victor Prus (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    6 drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • working drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite and black ink on sepia diazo print (on plastic film); graphite and black ink on paper

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 88 × 112.8 cm

    Credit line:

    Victor Prus fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Gift of Victor Prus/Don de Victor Prus

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    • Reference Number: ARCH266017
    • Title: Plans and floor plans for the Canada-France-Hawaii Astronomical Observatory
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Victor Prus (architect)
    • Victor Prus (archive creator)

    Description:

    This group consists of 7 reproductions of plans and floor plans for the Canada-France-Hawaii Astronomical Observatory on Mauna Kea in Hawaii.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • working drawings

    Technique and media:

    Diazotypes; sepia diazo prints with graphite inscriptions

    Credit line:

    Victor Prus fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Gift of Victor Prus/Don de Victor Prus

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    • Reference Number: ARCH266015
    • Title: Section for the Canada-France Astronomical Observatory on Mauna Kea, Hawaii, United States
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • Victor Prus (architect)
    • Victor Prus (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • working drawing

    Technique and media:

    Black ink, graphite and transfer type on plastic film

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 84.7 × 120 cm

    Credit line:

    Victor Prus fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Gift of Victor Prus/Don de Victor Prus

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    • Reference Number: ARCH266123
    • Title: Collage for the Canada-France Astronomical Observatory on Mauna Kea, Hawaii.
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • Victor Prus (architect)
    • Victor Prus (archive creator)

    Description:

    Collage of the telescope the for Canada-France-Hawaii Astronomical Observatory on Mauna Kea, Hawaii.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 collage(s)

    Technique and media:

    Collage

    Dimensions:

    collage: 31.6 × 21.6 cm

    Credit line:

    Victor Prus fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Gift of Victor Prus/Don de Victor Prus

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    • Reference Number: ARCH266230
    • Title: Raised-relief map showing volcanoes on the Island of Hawaii, Hawaii, United States
    • Form: maps

    People:

    • Victor Prus (archive creator)

    Description:

    Raised-relief map showing volcanoes on the Island of Hawaii, including Mauna Kea volcano where the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope is situated.
    Published by the Hawaii Natural History Association in cooperation with Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 map(s)

    Dimensions:

    artefact: 26.9 × 22.9 × 1.5 cm

    Credit line:

    Victor Prus fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Gift of Victor Prus/Don de Victor Prus

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