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Montreal Neurological Institute

Montreal Neurological Institute

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People

  • Ross & Macdonald (creator)
  • Ross & Macdonald (architectural firm)
  • The Royal Institution for the Advancement of Learning (client)
  • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

Title

Montreal Neurological Institute

Dates of creation

1931-1934

Level of archival description

File 168

Scope and Content

File documents an executed project for a medical institute in Montréal, Québec. Material in this file was produced between 1931 and 1934.

File contains index cards, survey drawings, preliminary drawings, preliminary and design development drawings, working drawings, detail drawings, miscellaneous drawings, photographs, and textual documents.

Reference Number

AP013.S1.D168

Location

Montréal Island of Montréal Québec Canada

Inventory

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    • Reference Number: ARCH33319
    • Title: Tunnel plan, floor plans, alterations to existing building, section, elevations
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 3

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    18 preliminary drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • preliminary drawing

    Technique and media:

    Graphite on tracing paper

    Credit line:

    Ross & Macdonald fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: ARCH33386
    • Title: Stair and elevator shafts, penthouse, stairs, floor plans
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 2

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Description:

    stair and elevator shafts, penthouse, stairs, floor plans, rearrangement of beds, fan and machinery rooms, utility rooms, operating room, connecting passage, tunnel, test borings, column centres, perspectives

    Quantity / Object type:

    16 preliminary and design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawing
    • preliminary drawing

    Technique and media:

    13 graphite on tracing paper, 3 photostats

    Credit line:

    Ross & Macdonald fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: ARCH33402
    • Title: Changes to floor plans, partitions, light proof shades
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 5

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Description:

    changes to floor plans, partitions, light proof shades, switchboard location, entrance hall, shelves, library additions, floor standard, ceiling light, reception room chair, curtains and table

    Quantity / Object type:

    15 preliminary and design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawing
    • preliminary drawing

    Technique and media:

    Graphite on tracing paper

    Credit line:

    Ross & Macdonald fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Objects that have been catalogued:

      • ARCH33404
      • Montréal Neurological Institute, Montréal, Québec: interior elevations and plan for entrance hall
      • Form: drawings
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      • ARCH33405
      • Montréal Neurological Institute, Montréal, Québec: drawing for seating furniture for reception room
      • Form: drawings
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      • ARCH33406
      • Montréal Neurological Institute, Montréal, Québec: drawing for ceiling light for vestibule
      • Form: drawings
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      • ARCH33407
      • Montréal Neurological Institute, Montréal, Québec: drawing for reception room table
      • Form: drawings
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      • ARCH33408
      • Montréal Neurological Institute, Montréal, Québec: drawing for floor lamp for reception room
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    • Reference Number: ARCH33443
    • Title: Elevations and sections for the building, tunnel and bridge, schedules
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 4

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    11 working drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • working drawing

    Technique and media:

    Ink on linen

    Credit line:

    Ross & Macdonald fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: ARCH33470
    • Title: Squash court, operating room, janitor's kitchen, encephalography room
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Description:

    squash court, operating room, janitor's kitchen, encephalography room, dark room, stair, shelves, library, lecture room, reception room, photographer's room, main vestibule, reflector plate, rubber tile floor, steps, bracket, gallery screen

    Quantity / Object type:

    18 detail drawing(s)

    Technique and media:

    Graphite on tracing paper

    Method of Projection:

    • detail drawings (drawings)

    Credit line:

    Ross & Macdonald fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Objects that have been catalogued:

      • ARCH33474
      • Montréal Neurological Institute, Montréal, Québec: section, plans and elevations for lecture room no. 39
      • Form: drawings
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    • Reference Number: ARCH33488
    • Title: Full size details of furniture
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    10 drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • detail drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite on tracing paper

    Credit line:

    Ross & Macdonald fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: ARCH33543
    • Title: Stonework
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 10

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    10 detail drawing(s)

    Technique and media:

    Graphite on tracing paper

    Method of Projection:

    • detail drawings (drawings)

    Credit line:

    Ross & Macdonald fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: ARCH33570
    • Title: Metalwork and roofing
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 2

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    17 detail drawing(s)

    Technique and media:

    Graphite on tracing paper

    Method of Projection:

    • detail drawings (drawings)

    Credit line:

    Ross & Macdonald fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Objects that have been catalogued:

      • ARCH33571
      • Montréal Neurological Institute, Montréal, Québec: detail drawing for aluminium grilles in reception room and main vestibule
      • Form: drawings
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      • ARCH33572
      • Montréal Neurological Institute, Montréal, Québec: detail drawing for cupolas on main roof and over animal rooms
      • Form: drawings
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    • Reference Number: ARCH33587
    • Title: Carpentry
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 16

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    16 detail drawing(s)

    Technique and media:

    Graphite on tracing paper

    Method of Projection:

    • detail drawings (drawings)

    Credit line:

    Ross & Macdonald fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: ARCH33631
    • Title: Plasterwork, marblework
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 14

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    14 detail drawing(s)

    Technique and media:

    Graphite on tracing paper

    Method of Projection:

    • detail drawings (drawings)

    Credit line:

    Ross & Macdonald fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: ARCH252794
    • Title: Site plans, block plans, property plans, land elevations, layout for cornestone ceremony, grading and fencing plan
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 5

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    14 survey drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • drawings, measured

    Technique and media:

    Blueprints

    Credit line:

    Ross & Macdonald fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Objects that have been catalogued:

      • ARCH33296
      • Montréal Neurological Institute, Montréal, Québec: block plan showing relation to Royal Victoria Hospital buildings
      • Form: drawings
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      • ARCH33297
      • Montréal Neurological Institute, Montréal, Québec: block plan showing relation of bridge to surrounding buildings and bridge elevation
      • Form: drawings
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      • ARCH33298
      • Montréal Neurological Institute, Montréal, Québec: plan of grading and fencing
      • Form: drawings
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    • Reference Number: ARCH252795
    • Title: Site plans, block plans, layout for cornerstone ceremony
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Description:

    site plans, block plans, layout for cornerstone ceremony, grading and fencing plan, measured drawings of Royal Victoria Hospital

    Quantity / Object type:

    10 survey drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • drawings, measured

    Technique and media:

    9 graphite on tracing paper, 1 ink on linen

    Credit line:

    Ross & Macdonald fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: ARCH252796
    • Title: Floor plans
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 15

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    15 preliminary drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • preliminary drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite on tracing paper

    Credit line:

    Ross & Macdonald fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Folder Number:

    13-168-04S

    Objects that have been catalogued:

      • ARCH33338
      • Montréal Neurological Institute, Montréal, Québec: fifth floor plan
      • Form: drawings