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Confederation Building

Confederation Building

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People

  • Ross & Macdonald (creator)
  • Ross & Ross (creator)
  • Ross & Macdonald (architectural firm)
  • Ross & Ross (architectural firm)
  • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

Title

Confederation Building

Dates of creation

1924-1928, 1946

Level of archival description

File 93

Scope and Content

File documents an executed project for an office and commercial building in Montréal, Québec. Material in this file was produced between 1924 and 1928, and in 1946.

File contains index cards, preliminary drawings, preliminary and design development drawings, working drawings, detail drawings, record drawings, mechanical drawings, and textual documents.

Reference Number

AP013.S1.D93

Location

Montréal Island of Montréal Québec Canada

Inventory

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    • Reference Number: ARCH26279
    • Title: Plans, elevations
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    10 preliminary drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • preliminary drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

    Folder Number:

    13-093-01M

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    • Reference Number: ARCH26289
    • Title: Plans, elevations, street map
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    11 preliminary drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • preliminary drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • 10 graphite on tracing paper, 1 sepia

    Folder Number:

    13-093-02M

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    • Reference Number: ARCH26300
    • Title: Entrances, fire wall, drain plan, layout of elevator shaft, stores and offices
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    10 preliminary and design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawing
    • preliminary drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

    Folder Number:

    13-093-03M

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    • Reference Number: ARCH26310
    • Title: Office and shop layouts and alterations
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • 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:

    • graphite on tracing paper
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    • Reference Number: ARCH26325
    • Title: Lighting fixtures, schedules, layout of loft space, shop windows
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Description:

    lighting fixtures, schedules, layout of loft space, shop windows, stores, toilets, office alterations, details for a new coal chute by Ross & Ross, architects, dated 1946

    Quantity / Object type:

    16 preliminary and design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawing
    • preliminary drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • 15 graphite on tracing paper, 1 blueprint
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    • Reference Number: ARCH26341
    • Title: Plans, elevations, sections, schedule
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    11 working drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • working drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • ink on linen

    Folder Number:

    13-093-06M

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    • Reference Number: ARCH26352
    • Title: Shop windows, toilets, coal chute, shop and bank layout, doors, brick panel, lettering
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    15 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

    Method of Projection:

    • detail drawings (drawings)

    Folder Number:

    13-093-07M

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    • Reference Number: ARCH26367
    • Title: Elevator hall, entrance hall, fire doors, penthouse, show windows, fire escape, stairs, shops, radiator boxes
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    18 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

    Method of Projection:

    • detail drawings (drawings)

    Folder Number:

    13-093-08M

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    • Reference Number: ARCH26385
    • Title: Stonework
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    23 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

    Method of Projection:

    • detail drawings (drawings)
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    • Reference Number: ARCH26408
    • Title: Metal work
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    13 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

    Method of Projection:

    • detail drawings (drawings)
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    • Reference Number: ARCH26421
    • Title: Carpentry, plasterwork, marble work
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    11 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

    Method of Projection:

    • detail drawings (drawings)

    Folder Number:

    13-093-11M

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    • Reference Number: ARCH26432
    • Title: Records of poured footings, notes on foundations
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    12 record drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • record drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper
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    • Reference Number: ARCH26444
    • Title: Mechanical and electrical plans, elevator cars
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    11 mechanical drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • mechanical drawing (building system drawing)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 7 ink on linen, 4 graphite on tracing paper

    Folder Number:

    13-093-13M

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    • Reference Number: ARCH26455
    • Title: Specifications for electrical work, automatic sprinklers, heating and ventilation, list of shop drawings (18 sheets)
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    4 textual records(s)

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