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Naval Research Establishment Building

Naval Research Establishment Building

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People

  • Ross, Patterson, Townsend & Heughan (creator)
  • Ross, Patterson, Townsend & Fish (creator)
  • Ross, Patterson, Townsend & Heughan (architectural firm)
  • Ross, Patterson, Townsend & Fish (architectural firm)
  • Canada. Dept. of National Defence (client)
  • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

Title

Naval Research Establishment Building

Dates of creation

1949-1951

Level of archival description

File 327

Scope and Content

File documents an executed project for a government research building in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. Material in this file was produced between 1949 and 1951.

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

Reference Number

AP013.S1.D327

Location

Dartmouth Nova Scotia Canada

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    • Reference Number: ARCH39418
    • Title: Plans showing location of test pits, soundings, plot plan
    • 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 blueprints, 1 diazotype, 1 graphite on tracing paper
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    • Reference Number: ARCH39422
    • Title: Plans, sections, perspectives, and elevations of schemes "A, B, C, D and E"
    • Form: drawings
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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    17 preliminary drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • preliminary drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • 16 graphite on tracing paper, 1 photostat
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    • Reference Number: ARCH39439
    • Title: Roof layout, elevator hatch, plot plan, basement plan, windows, salt water intake, electrical service, fire alarm cabinet, riser diagram, cold room
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    11 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: ARCH39450
    • Title: Plans, elevations, sections
    • Form: drawings
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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

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    6 working drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • working drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper
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    • Reference Number: ARCH39456
    • Title: Wall sections, lavatories and stairs, inflammatory stores building, room schedule, door and stair schedule, main entrance, vestibule and lobby, chain link fence
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

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    8 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

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    • detail drawings (drawings)
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    • Reference Number: ARCH39464
    • Title: Layouts of laboratories, cupboards, shelves, benches and counters, basement plan, doors, stairs, toilets
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Description:

    layouts of laboratories, cupboards, shelves, benches and counters, basement plan, doors, stairs, toilets, lavatory, room details, tile floor designs, cold room, lunchroom and kitchen, store room

    Quantity / Object type:

    20 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

    Method of Projection:

    • detail drawings (drawings)
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    • Reference Number: ARCH39484
    • Title: Structural plans, column schedule, footings and retaining walls, concrete and stonework, metalwork, plaster cornice
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    23 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 7 blueprints, 3 diazotypes, 13 graphite on tracing paper

    Method of Projection:

    • detail drawings (drawings)
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    • Reference Number: ARCH39507
    • Title: Plans and details for plumbing, heating and ventilation, electrical plans, details and diagrams
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    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: ARCH39527
    • Title: Building specifications
    • Form: textual records

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual records(s)

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    • Reference Number: ARCH39528
    • Title: Building specifications draughted for RCAF Power Plant
    • Form: textual records

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

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    1 textual records(s)

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    • Reference Number: ARCH39529
    • Title: Engineering brief
    • Form: textual records

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual records(s)

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    • Reference Number: ARCH39530
    • Title: Lists of shop drawings
    • Form: textual records

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual records(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 41 sheets
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