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Biology Building - McGill University

Biology Building - McGill University

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  • Ross & Macdonald (creator)
  • Ross & Macdonald (architectural firm)
  • McGill University (client)
  • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

Title

Biology Building - McGill University

Dates of creation

1921-1924

Level of archival description

File 62

Scope and Content

File documents an executed project for a school addition in Montréal, Québec. Material in this file was produced between 1921 and 1924.

File contains index cards, survey drawings, preliminary drawings, working drawings, working and design development drawings, detail drawings, mechanical drawings, electrical drawings, miscellaneous drawings, a photograph and textual documents.

Reference Number

AP013.S1.D62

Location

Montréal Island of Montréal Québec Canada

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    • Reference Number: ARCH25047
    • Title: Site plans, floor plans of Old Medical Building
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    8 survey drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • drawings, measured

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

    Folder Number:

    13-062-01M

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    • Reference Number: ARCH25055
    • Title: Site plans, floor plans, elevations, sections, perspective
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    14 preliminary drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • preliminary drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing papers

    Folder Number:

    13-062-02M

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    • Reference Number: ARCH25069
    • Title: Plans, elevations, perspective
    • Form: drawings
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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    14 preliminary drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • preliminary drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

    Folder Number:

    13-062-03M

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    • Reference Number: ARCH25083
    • Title: Plans, elevations, bay window, doors, porch, conservatory
    • Form: drawings
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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    15 preliminary and design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawing
    • preliminary drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • 9 graphite on tracing paper, 6 blueprints

    Folder Number:

    13-062-04M

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    • Reference Number: ARCH25098
    • Title: Foundations, floor, and roof plans
    • Form: drawings
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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    8 working drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • working drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • ink on linen

    Folder Number:

    13-062-05M

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    • Reference Number: ARCH25106
    • Title: Sections, elevations, plans and sections of greenhouse
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    8 working and design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawing
    • working drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • 7 ink on linen, 1 graphite on tracing paper

    Folder Number:

    13-062-06M

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    • Reference Number: ARCH25114
    • Title: Toilets, tables, stairs, room layouts, conservatory
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    8 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 7 graphite on tracing paper, 1 ink on linen

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    • detail drawings (drawings)
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    • Reference Number: ARCH25122
    • Title: Cabinets, tables, fans, lab equipment
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    8 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

    Method of Projection:

    • detail drawings (drawings)
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    • Reference Number: ARCH25130
    • Title: Table and shelves layout, cabinets, door, aquaria, partitions
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    10 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

    Method of Projection:

    • detail drawings (drawings)
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    • Reference Number: ARCH25140
    • Title: Stonework
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    21 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

    Method of Projection:

    • detail drawings (drawings)
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    • Reference Number: ARCH25161
    • Title: Iron work, plasterwork, marblework
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    11 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 10 graphite on tracing paper, 1 ink on linen

    Method of Projection:

    • detail drawings (drawings)

    Folder Number:

    13-062-11M

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    • Reference Number: ARCH25172
    • Title: Carpentry
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    13 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 11 graphite on tracing paper, 2 ink on linen

    Method of Projection:

    • detail drawings (drawings)

    Folder Number:

    13-062-12M

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    • Reference Number: ARCH25185
    • Title: Plans and details
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    10 mechanical drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • mechanical drawing (building system drawing)

    Extent and Medium:

    • ink on linen

    Folder Number:

    13-062-13M

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    • Reference Number: ARCH25195
    • Title: Duplicate mechanical plans
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 mechanical drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • mechanical drawing (building system drawing)

    Extent and Medium:

    • diazotypes

    Folder Number:

    13-062-13M

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    • Reference Number: ARCH25197
    • Title: Electrical plans
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    6 electrical drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • electrical drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • ink on linen

    Folder Number:

    13-062-14M

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    • Reference Number: ARCH25203
    • Title: Electric fixture standards
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • ink on linen

    Folder Number:

    13-062-14M

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    • Reference Number: ARCH25206
    • Title: Building specifications
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Description:

    copies no. 22 and 24

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 textual records(s)

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    • Reference Number: ARCH25205
    • Title: Biology Building, south elevation
    • Dates of creation: 1922
    • Form: photographs

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)
    • Rice Studio (photographer)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Dimensions:

    b/w (19 x 24 cm)

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