Naval Training Station, Nelson Barracks

Naval Training Station, Nelson Barracks

Part of


  • Ross & Macdonald (creator)
  • Ross & Macdonald (architectural firm)
  • Charles B. Dolphin (architect)
  • Canada. Dept. of National Defence (client)
  • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)


Naval Training Station, Nelson Barracks

Dates of creation


Level of archival description


Extent and Medium

  • 797 drawings including reprographic copies
  • 0.22 l. m. of textual records
  • 2 photographs

Scope and Content

File documents an executed project for military training camp alterations and additions in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Material in this file was produced between 1940 and 1944.

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

File contains sixteen sub-files: Military Training Camp Alterations and Additions, Torpedo and Gunnery School, General Offices, Signal and Seamanship School, Hospital, Central Heating Plant, Barracks Building and Guard House, Machine Shop and Engineering Building, Combined Shops, Chief and Petty Officers Building, Physical Training Building, Guard House, Outside Services, General detail drawings - Halifax office, General detail drawings - Montreal office, and textual documents.

Reference Number



Material in this series is not arranged.


Halifax Nova Scotia Canada

General note

  • Ross & Macdonald were the supervising architects under C. Dolphin until 1942, when they became head architects of the project. Dolphin's original job number, "494", was retained by Ross & Macdonald.

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