Douglas Library, Renovations, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario (1994-1996)
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  • Kuwabara Payne Mckenna Blumberg Architects (archive creator)

Douglas Library, Renovations, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario (1994-1996)



Level of archival description:
Extent and medium:
  • 1,566 drawings (including reprographic copies)
    3 paintings
Scope and content:
This project series documents renovations to the Douglas Library at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario from 1994-1997. The office identified the project number as 9408.

This project consisted of extensive improvements and alterations to the historic building, originally constructed in 1925 by Shepard and Calvin Architects. These renovations included a new canopy over the main entrance, the improvement of space within the library and updates to mechanical services.[1]

The project is recorded through drawings and presentation paintings dating from 1992-1993. The majority of these drawings are original sketches but presentation drawings, plans, elevations, sections and details are also included. There are also drawings for new library furnishings, including the main circulation and reference desk.

[1]"Douglas Library," Queen's Encyclopedia, accessed June 26, 2019, https://www.queensu.ca/encyclopedia/d/douglas-library
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Materials in this project series were compiled from multiple accessions and some were arranged by material type.

Kingston Ontario Canada


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