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Ottawa West Exchange Building

Ottawa West Exchange Building

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People

  • Ross, Patterson, Townsend & Heughan (creator)
  • Ross, Patterson, Townsend & Heughan (architectural firm)
  • Hazelgrove, Lithwick & Cameron (associated architectural firm)
  • Bell Telephone Company of Canada (client)
  • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

Title

Ottawa West Exchange Building

Dates of creation

1947-1948

Level of archival description

File 299

Scope and Content

File documents an executed project for a telephone exchange in Ottawa, Ontario. Material in this file was produced between 1947 and 1948.

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

Reference Number

AP013.S1.D299

Location

Ottawa Ontario Canada

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    • Reference Number: ARCH37788
    • Title: Plot plans, cadastral map
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    4 survey drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • drawings, measured

    Extent and Medium:

    • 2 graphite on tracing paper, 2 blueprints
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    • Reference Number: ARCH37792
    • Title: Revised drains and sewers, perspectives, floor plans, drainage pit location, cold water service
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Description:

    revised drains and sewers, perspectives, floor plans, drainage pit location, cold water service, rest room heating, operating instructions for ventilation, intake louvers, layout of nozzles and drip pans, owner's sketch for kitchen units

    Quantity / Object type:

    12 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: ARCH37804
    • Title: Plans, elevations, sections, window details
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    8 working drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • working drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • ink on linen
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    • Reference Number: ARCH37812
    • Title: Schedules, tower details
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • ink on linen

    Method of Projection:

    • detail drawings (drawings)
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    • Reference Number: ARCH37814
    • Title: Windows, men's lavatory, layout of rooms, main entrance, chimney flue, partition wall opening
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Description:

    windows, men's lavatory, layout of rooms, main entrance, chimney flue, partition wall opening, stairs, cable feeding holes, plaster mould, door, window sill, fire escape, fire stops, guard rail

    Quantity / Object type:

    16 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

    Method of Projection:

    • detail drawings (drawings)
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    • Reference Number: ARCH37830
    • Title: Concrete and stonework, woodwork
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    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: ARCH37843
    • Title: Mechanical and electrical plans and details
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    10 mechanical drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • mechanical drawing (building system drawing)

    Extent and Medium:

    • ink on linen
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    • Reference Number: ARCH37855
    • Title: Lists of shop drawings, correspondence, calculations
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Description:

    lists of shop drawings (14 sheets), correspondence (3 sheets), calculations (2 sheets)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

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    • Reference Number: ARCH37853
    • Title: Building specifications (copy no. 1)
    • Form: textual records

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual records(s)

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    • Reference Number: ARCH37854
    • Title: Building specifications (copy no. 2)
    • Form: textual records

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual records(s)

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