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City Delivery Building

City Delivery Building

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People

  • Ross & Macdonald (creator)
  • Charles B. Dolphin (architect)
  • Ross & Macdonald (associated architectural firm)
  • Canada. Dept. of Public Works (client)
  • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

Title

City Delivery Building

Dates of creation

1938-1940

Level of archival description

File 209

Scope and Content

File documents an executed project for a post office in Toronto, Ontario. Material in this file was produced between 1938 and 1940.

File contains index cards, preliminary and design development drawings, preliminary drawings, a mechanical drawing, miscellaneous drawings, and textual documents.

Reference Number

AP013.S1.D209

Arrangement

All textual documents were originally filed with those of AP013.S1.D272.

Location

Toronto Ontario Canada

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    • Reference Number: ARCH34878
    • Title: Clearance diagram, property dimensions, toilets, passenger elevators, freight elevators, corner columns, spandrels, dimensions diagrams, ramp
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    16 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: ARCH34894
    • Title: Transformer and switchboard room, roof level details, conveyor belt, exterior walls, stair, pipe tunnel, driveway entrances, end bays, steel dado, kitchen layout, floor openings
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

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    18 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: ARCH34912
    • Title: Removable slabs, floor openings, vent shaft, gallery hangers, bracket supports, underground ducts
    • Form: drawings
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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    12 preliminary drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • preliminary drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper
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    • Reference Number: ARCH34925
    • Title: Proposed floor plan layouts for the Department of National Defense, Ordnance Branch
    • Form: drawings
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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

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    3 drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper
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    • Reference Number: ARCH34930
    • Title: Engineering briefs (list of material, steel columns and slabs)
    • Form: textual records
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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

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    2 textual records(s)

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    • Reference Number: ARCH34932
    • Title: Engineering briefs (1st and 2nd floor steel)
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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

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    2 textual records(s)

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    • Reference Number: ARCH34934
    • Title: Engineering briefs (3rd and 4th floor steel, penthouses and roof steel)
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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

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    3 textual records(s)

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    • Reference Number: ARCH34937
    • Title: Engineering briefs (2nd floor concrete)
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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

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    2 textual records(s)

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    • Reference Number: ARCH34939
    • Title: Engineering briefs (3rd floor concrete, calculations of dimensions of lintels and bag storage building)
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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

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    2 textual records(s)

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    • Reference Number: ARCH34941
    • Title: Calculations, notes, memos, correspondence, telegram, envelope
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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

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    1 file(s)

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    • Reference Number: ARCH34942
    • Title: Notes, drawing, correspondence, blueprints, catalogues, calculations, memo
    • Form: textual records
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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

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    1 file(s)

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    • Reference Number: ARCH34943
    • Title: Diazotypes, notes, specification drafts, brochures, correspondence, (kitchen layout)
    • Form: textual records
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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

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    1 file(s)

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    • Reference Number: ARCH34944
    • Title: Blueprints, notes, correspondance (refrigeration)
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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

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    1 file(s)

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    • Reference Number: ARCH34945
    • Title: Brochures, drafts for specifications, envelope (elevators)
    • Form: textual records
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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

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    1 file(s)

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    • Reference Number: ARCH34946
    • Title: Product catalogue, memo, notes, blueprint (plumbing)
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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

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    1 file(s)

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    • Reference Number: ARCH34924
    • Title: Mechanical and electrical for bag storage building
    • Form: drawings

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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

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    1 mechanical drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • mechanical drawing (building system drawing)

    Extent and Medium:

    • ink on linen
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    • Reference Number: ARCH34928
    • Title: Lists of shop drawings
    • Form: textual records

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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

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    1 textual records(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 33 sheets
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    • Reference Number: ARCH34929
    • Title: Engineering brief (caissons)
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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

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    1 textual records(s)

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