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Plant and Office Building for Gillette Safety Razor Co.

Plant and Office Building for Gillette Safety Razor Co.

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People

  • Ross, Patterson, Townsend & Fish (creator)
  • Ross, Patterson, Townsend & Fish (architectural firm)
  • Gillette Company (client)
  • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

Title

Plant and Office Building for Gillette Safety Razor Co.

Dates of creation

1953-1956

Level of archival description

File 430

Scope and Content

File documents an executed project for a factory and office building in the Town of Mount Royal, Québec. Material in this file was produced between 1953 and 1956.

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

Reference Number

AP013.S1.D430

Location

Town of Mount Royal Island of Montréal Québec Canada

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    • Reference Number: ARCH44434
    • Title: Street map of the Town of Mount Royal, property plan, site development plan and details
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    3 survey drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • drawings, measured

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 graphite on tracing paper, 2 diazotypes
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    • Reference Number: ARCH44437
    • Title: Owner's drawings for laboratory and manufacturing area layouts, pits and trenches, reinforced concrete slab by CNR
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    21 preliminary drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • preliminary drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • 17 diazotypes, 3 blueprints, 1 photostat
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    • Reference Number: ARCH44458
    • Title: Elevations, perspectives, plans, structural details
    • Form: drawings
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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    21 preliminary sketch(es) and drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • preliminary drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • 19 graphite on tracing paper (some with coloured pencil), 2 diazotypes

    Drawing Type:

    • sketch
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    • Reference Number: ARCH44479
    • Title: Perspectives, plans, elevations, sign, entrance, general data
    • Form: drawings
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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    13 preliminary sketch(es) and drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • preliminary drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • 11 graphite on tracing paper, 2 ink on tracing paper

    Drawing Type:

    • sketch
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    • Reference Number: ARCH44492
    • Title: Plans, plant layouts, elevations, site plans, office layouts
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    18 preliminary sketch(es) and drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • preliminary drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

    Drawing Type:

    • sketch
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    • Reference Number: ARCH44510
    • Title: Office building floor plans, column layout for plant, oil tank and transformer location, kitchen layout, alarm valve pits, concrete stair, drains, compressor bases, kitchen ventilation and electrical
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    15 preliminary and design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawing
    • preliminary drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • 12 graphite on tracing paper, 3 sepias
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    • Reference Number: ARCH44525
    • Title: Locker base, showcase, lobby floor pattern, pneumatic tube system, partitions, vision panel
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Description:

    locker base, showcase, lobby floor pattern, pneumatic tube system, partitions, vision panel, switchboard and reception desk, map case, partition and drinking fountain recess, gaugeboard, cafeteria, floor drain, flyscreens for windows

    Quantity / Object type:

    15 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: ARCH44540
    • Title: Plant and office plans and details, elevations and sections, wall sections in plant, office building section and details, finish schedule
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    5 working drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • working drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper
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    • Reference Number: ARCH44545
    • Title: Partition layout, cafeteria, door schedule and entrance, truck dock, washroom, site development details, compressor bases, trenches, doors, office area roof plan, ceiling plan
    • 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: ARCH44558
    • Title: Colour schedules
    • Form: drawings
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    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • sepias (?)

    Method of Projection:

    • detail drawings (drawings)
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    • Reference Number: ARCH44560
    • Title: 6 diazotypes, 1 blueprint; structural foundation plan and details, structural steel plans and details
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    11 structural drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • structural drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • 4 graphite on tracing paper
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    • Reference Number: ARCH44571
    • Title: Mechanical plans, boiler room, lighting and power plans, transformer vault, switching tower
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    12 mechanical drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • mechanical drawing (building system drawing)

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper
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    • Reference Number: ARCH44586
    • Title: Structural calculations
    • Form: textual records
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 textual records(s)

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    • Reference Number: ARCH44588
    • Title: Process piping diagrams, list of departments, sketches, notes, clearance diagram, 2 diazotypes (floor plans)
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

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    • Reference Number: ARCH44589
    • Title: Accounts, contracts
    • Form: textual records
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    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

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    • Reference Number: ARCH44590
    • Title: Material related to project #1042 - reports on soil and borings for Ross, Fish, Duschenes & Barrett, 1960
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

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    • Reference Number: ARCH44583
    • 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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    • Reference Number: ARCH44584
    • Title: Building specifications (copy no. 6)
    • Form: textual records

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual records(s)

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    • Reference Number: ARCH44585
    • Title: Lists of shop drawings
    • Form: textual records

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual records(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 56 sheets
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