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White Motor Co. Office Building and Factory

White Motor Co. Office Building and Factory

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People

  • Ross & Macdonald, Inc. (creator)
  • Ross & Ross (creator)
  • Ross & Macdonald, Inc. (architectural firm)
  • Ross & Ross (architectural firm)
  • White Motor Co. of Canada Ltd. (client)
  • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

Title

White Motor Co. Office Building and Factory

Dates of creation

1945-1946

Level of archival description

File 260

Scope and Content

File documents an executed project for an office building in the Town of Mount Royal, Québec. Material in this file was produced between 1945 and 1946.

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

Reference Number

AP013.S1.D260

Location

Town of Mount Royal Island of Montréal Québec Canada

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    • Reference Number: ARCH36348
    • Title: CNR proposed industrial spur, layout of roadways, plot plan, block plan
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Description:

    CNR proposed industrial spur, layout of roadways, plot plan, block plan, layout and sections of sewers, cadastral maps

    Quantity / Object type:

    12 survey drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • drawings, measured

    Extent and Medium:

    • 4 graphite on tracing paper, 5 diazotypes, 3 blueprints
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    • Reference Number: ARCH36360
    • Title: Floor plans, elevations, sections, perspective
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    16 preliminary drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • preliminary drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper
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    • Reference Number: ARCH36376
    • Title: Floor plans, elevations, CNR siding, service area, pile details, toilets, kitchen and dining room layouts, doors, eaves, floor over water tank, train shed, north wall
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    17 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: ARCH36393
    • Title: Corners and sills, windows, eaves, boiler room, mezzanine, doors, elevators, parts storage, loading ramp, as built block plan, partition, factory office, ceiling cove
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    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:

    • graphite on tracing paper
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    • Reference Number: ARCH36409
    • Title: Floor and roof plans, elevations and sections
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Description:

    floor and roof plans, elevations and sections of office building; foundation, floor and roof plans, elevations and details of factory

    Quantity / Object type:

    9 working drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • working drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • ink on linen
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    • Reference Number: ARCH36418
    • Title: Fire pump foundations, loading platform, doors, pump house, stairs, boiler room mezzanine, lavatories, first aid and rest rooms, roof crickets
    • 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)
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    • Reference Number: ARCH36436
    • Title: Lavatories, toilet and shower, doors, main entrance, windows, flashing, roof levels, stairs, monitor, curved beam, wall details
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    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)
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    • Reference Number: ARCH36454
    • Title: Fire doors, pits for test rollers, radiator enclosures, parts and service area, show window, doors, glazed partitions, refrigerators, borrowed lights, driver's room, steel partitions, main entrance hall
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    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)
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    • Reference Number: ARCH36472
    • Title: Intake opening, finish for special rooms, door heater pit, circular parapet, doors, exhaust outlet, partition, windows, flagpole, shelving, wicket, vent sash
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    17 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

    Method of Projection:

    • detail drawings (drawings)
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    • Reference Number: ARCH36489
    • Title: Concrete work, metalwork, woodwork, painting
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    14 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

    Method of Projection:

    • detail drawings (drawings)
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    • Reference Number: ARCH36503
    • Title: Mechanical plans and details, equipment layouts
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    20 mechanical drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • mechanical drawing (building system drawing)

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper
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    • Reference Number: ARCH36523
    • Title: Sprinkler system plans, electrical plans and details
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    16 mechanical drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • mechanical drawing (building system drawing)

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper
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    • Reference Number: ARCH36539
    • Title: White Motor Co. Office Building and Factory
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)
    • Fraser Films Limited (photographer)

    Description:

    13P-01: b/w (20,0 x 24,5 cm); White Motor Co. Office Building and Factory, main facade facing Decarie Blvd. Photographer; Fraser Films Limited, Montreal 13P-02: b/w (19,5 x 24,5 cm); bird's-eye view of White Motor Co. Office Building and Factory and surrounding area. Photographer; Fraser Films Limited, Montreal-~-

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 photograph(s)

    Dimensions:

    b/w (20,0 x 24,5 cm) b/w (19,5 x 24,5 cm)

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    • Reference Number: ARCH36541
    • Title: List of shop drawings
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 40 sheets
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