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Research Plant for Ayerst, McKenna & Harrison

Research Plant for Ayerst, McKenna & Harrison

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People

  • Ross & Macdonald (creator)
  • Ross & Macdonald (architectural firm)
  • Ayerst, McKenna & Harrison Limited (client)
  • Gouvernement du Canada (client)
  • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

Title

Research Plant for Ayerst, McKenna & Harrison

Dates of creation

1942-1944

Level of archival description

File 226

Scope and Content

File documents an executed project for research buildings in Saint-Laurent, Montréal, Québec. Material in this file was produced between 1942 and 1944.

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

Reference Number

AP013.S1.D226

Location

Saint-Laurent Montréal Island of Montréal Québec Canada

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    • Reference Number: ARCH35424
    • Title: Miscellaneous preliminary drawings include a perspective, floor plans by owners
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Description:

    miscellaneous preliminary drawings include a perspective, floor plans by owners, floor plans for research building, property plan, block plan, plan and section of lab building, floor plans of existing longshoremen building

    Quantity / Object type:

    13 preliminary drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • preliminary drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper
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    • Reference Number: ARCH35437
    • Title: 13-226-02M
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    10 survey drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • drawings, measured
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    • Reference Number: ARCH35447
    • Title: Block plan, floor plans and sections for laboratory buildings, manufacturing building, and research building
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    18 preliminary drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • preliminary drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper
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    • Reference Number: ARCH35465
    • Title: Rabbit barn, solvents building, elevator shaft, isolation units
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    13 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: ARCH35478
    • Title: Main building, isolation units, proposed heating plant, manufacturing building, rabbit barn, progress schedule for penicillin building, lanterns for main building entrance
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • 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:

    • 15 graphite on tracing paper, 1 ink on linen
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    • Reference Number: ARCH35494
    • Title: Plans, elevations, sections and finishing schedule for chemical lab; plans, elevations, section and schedule for animal rooms; plans, sections, elevations and schedules for isolation units
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    13 working drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • working drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper
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    • Reference Number: ARCH35507
    • Title: Plans, elevations, sections and schedule for main building
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    10 working drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • working drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper
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    • Reference Number: ARCH35517
    • Title: Plans, elevations, sections and schedule for heating plant; plans, elevations, sections and schedule for penicillin building
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    12 working drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • working drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper
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    • Reference Number: ARCH35529
    • Title: Main entrance, stairs, doors, window sills, fan intake and exhaust hoods and coping for main building
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Description:

    main entrance, stairs, doors, window sills, fan intake and exhaust hoods and coping for main building; door to monkey room, sewer pump house; eaves for isolation units; excavation plan, elevator shaft, toilets, stairs, and boom for penicillin building; fence, door for heating plant

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    17 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

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    • detail drawings (drawings)
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    • Reference Number: ARCH35546
    • Title: Trim and apron, rooms in penicillin building, monkey cage, guard post and gate house, flag pole, concrete work, metal work, marblework
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    16 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

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    • detail drawings (drawings)
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    • Reference Number: ARCH35562
    • Title: Carpentry
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    20 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

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    • detail drawings (drawings)
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    • Reference Number: ARCH35582
    • Title: Building specifications
    • Form: textual records
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Description:

    2 copies

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 textual records(s)

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    • Reference Number: ARCH35584
    • Title: Specifications for elevator, specifications for mechanical systems by Brian R. Perry (Montreal) Consulting Engineer
    • Form: textual records
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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 textual records(s)

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    • Reference Number: ARCH35586
    • Title: Building specifications for penicillin building
    • Form: textual records
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Description:

    2 copies

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 textual records(s)

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    • Reference Number: ARCH35588
    • Title: Building specifications for penicillin building
    • Form: textual records
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Description:

    building specifications for penicillin building, specifications for mechanical systems for penicillin building by Brian R. Perry (Montreal) Consulting Engineer

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 textual records(s)

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    • Reference Number: ARCH35590
    • Title: Lists of shop drawings
    • Form: textual records

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual records(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 22 sheets
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