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Air Canada Computer Installation, Toronto (1981-1984)

Air Canada Computer Installation, Toronto (1981-1984)

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People

  • John Cresswell Parkin (archive creator)

Title

Air Canada Computer Installation, Toronto (1981-1984)

Dates of creation

1980-1984

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • Approximately 112 drawings (including 107 reprographic copies)
  • 4 photographs
  • 0.642 l.m. of textual records

Scope and Content

This project series documents changes to the CN Telecommunications Building made by Air Canada in Toronto from 1981-1984. The office identified the project number as 8115.

The project consisted of electrical, mechanical and architectural changes made to the 6th, 7th, and 8th floors of the CN telecommunications building at 151 Front Street West. This was to allow for Air Canada's computer equipment centre, requiring 20,000 square feet of space, and support offices for 184 employees.

The project is recorded through drawings and textual records dating from 1980-1984. Most of the drawings are reprographic copies showing details. The textual records include correspondence, conference and site reports, a definitive study to determine the project scope, financial records, change orders, supplementary instruction, contract data, tender documents and specifications.

Reference Number

AP018.S1.1981.PR15

Arrangement

Materials in this project series have been compiled from different accessions and/or arranged by material type. Some of the textual records have been arranged to reflect the original classification scheme of the office.

Conditions governing reproduction

  • Jennifer A.C. Parkin holds copyright for file AP018.S1.1981.PR15.003 (Folders 17-19). Permission must be sought from copyright holder before reproductions can be made.

Location

Toronto Ontario Canada

Related units of description

  • File AP018.S1.1982.PR07.004 (folder 07) in this fonds also contains photo negatives for this project.

Inventory

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    • Reference Number: AP018.S1.1981.PR15.001
    • Title: Set of as built drawings, Air Canada Computer Installation, Toronto
    • Dates of creation: 1983
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • John Cresswell Parkin (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 37 reprographic copies, some with annotations

    Dimensions:

    Sheet: 122 x 84 cm

    Credit line:

    John C. Parkin fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Don de John C. Parkin/
    Gift of John C. Parkin

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    • Reference Number: AP018.S1.1981.PR15.002
    • Title: Project documentation, Air Canada Computer Installation, Toronto
    • Dates of creation: 1980-1984
    • Form: photographs, textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • John Cresswell Parkin (archive creator)

    Description:

    This is a box containing correspondence with client, consultants and contractors, conference reports, contract data, tender documents, the definitive study report, site reports, authority documentation and financial records.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 4 photographs
    • 0.325 l.m. of textual records

    Credit line:

    John C. Parkin fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Don de John C. Parkin/
    Gift of John C. Parkin

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    • Reference Number: AP018.S1.1981.PR15.003
    • Title: Project documentation, Air Canada Computer Installation, Toronto
    • Dates of creation: 1982-1984
    • Form: drawings, textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • John Cresswell Parkin (archive creator)

    Description:

    This is a box containing correspondence, contract records, specifications, supplementary instructions, change orders, meeting reports, financial records, interoffice letters, prequalification contractor records, the project report, site reports and detail drawings.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • Approximately 70 reprographic copies
    • Approximately 5 reprographic copies
    • 0.317 l.m. of textual records

    Conditions governing reproduction:

    • Jennifer A.C. Parkin holds copyright for materials from accession AR1997:0021 (Folders 17-19). Permission must be sought from copyright holder before reproductions can be made.

    Credit line:

    John C. Parkin fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Folders 01-16:
    Don de John C. Parkin/
    Gift of John C. Parkin
    Folders 17-19
    Don de Jennifer A.C. Parkin/
    Gift of Jennifer A.C. Parkin

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