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Office Building for Imperial Oil Ltd.

Office Building for Imperial Oil Ltd.

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People

  • Ross, Patterson, Townsend & Fish (creator)
  • Ross, Patterson, Townsend & Fish (architectural firm)
  • Davison, Duffus, Romans & Davis (consulting architectural firm)
  • Imperial Oil Limited (client)
  • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

Title

Office Building for Imperial Oil Ltd.

Dates of creation

1951-1954

Level of archival description

File 363

Scope and Content

File documents an executed project for an office building in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Material in this file was produced between 1951 and 1954.

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

Reference Number

AP013.S1.D363

Location

Halifax Nova Scotia Canada

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    • Reference Number: ARCH41600
    • Title: Sketch showing rock elevations, property plans, sketch showing location of services
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

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    4 survey drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • drawings, measured

    Extent and Medium:

    • diazotypes
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    • Reference Number: ARCH41604
    • Title: Owner's drawings for front elevation and medical department layout
    • Form: drawings
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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    3 drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • diazotypes
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    • Reference Number: ARCH41607
    • Title: Floor plans, perspective and plot plan, section, elevation
    • Form: drawings
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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

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    16 preliminary drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • preliminary drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper
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    • Reference Number: ARCH41623
    • Title: Floor plans, penthouse floor addition, elevations, column layouts
    • Form: drawings
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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    18 preliminary and design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawing
    • preliminary drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • 13 graphite on tracing paper, 5 graphite on sepia prints
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    • Reference Number: ARCH41641
    • Title: Telephone rooms, retaining wall, hose bibb locations, new office, stairs,
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Description:

    telephone rooms, retaining wall, hose bibb locations, new office, stairs, penthouse addition, proposed floor changes, flashing and coping, radiator covers, floor tile patterns, proposed mechanical and electrical changes

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    19 preliminary and design development drawing(s)

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    • design development drawing
    • preliminary drawing
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    • Reference Number: ARCH41660
    • Title: Floor plans and schedules, penthouse plan, roof and plot plans, sections, elevations
    • Form: drawings
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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

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    8 working drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • working drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper
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    • Reference Number: ARCH41668
    • Title: General details, front entrance and stair, windows, rear entrance door, washrooms, ceiling plans, ash hoist pit, cabinet, radiators, colour schedule changes, filing cabinet enclosures
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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

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    11 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

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    • detail drawings (drawings)
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    • Reference Number: ARCH41679
    • Title: Colour schedules, structural plans and details
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    10 detail and structural drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • structural drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • 5 sepias, 2 blueprints, 3 graphite on tracing paper

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    • detail drawings (drawings)
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    • Reference Number: ARCH41689
    • Title: Penthouse plan by Turnbull Elevator Co. Ltd., roof plan by L.E. Shaw Ltd.
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

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    2 consultant drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • consultant drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • diazotypes
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    • Reference Number: ARCH41691
    • Title: Mechanical floor plans, boiler room, plot plan and details, oil piping and control diagrams, electrical floor plans, transformer vault layout, x-ray room and boiler room electrical, power flow diagram
    • Form: drawings
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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

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    18 mechanical drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • mechanical drawing (building system drawing)

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper
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    • Reference Number: ARCH41713
    • Title: Correspondence, engineering brief
    • Form: textual records
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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

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    1 file(s)

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    • Reference Number: ARCH41714
    • Title: Notes, reports, drawing and sketches for structural details, chart
    • Form: textual records
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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

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    1 file(s)

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    • Reference Number: ARCH41709
    • Title: Building specifications (copy no. 2)
    • Form: textual records

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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

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    1 textual records(s)

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    • Reference Number: ARCH41710
    • Title: Building specifications (copy no. 19)
    • Form: textual records

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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

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    1 textual records(s)

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    • Reference Number: ARCH41711
    • Title: Lists of shop drawings
    • Form: textual records

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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

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    1 textual records(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 31 sheets
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    • Reference Number: ARCH41712
    • Title: Engineering brief
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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual records(s)

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