- Erickson/Massey Architects (creator)
- Arthur Erickson Architects (creator)
- Arthur Erickson (creator)
- Francisco Kripacz (creator)
- Arthur Erickson (archive creator)
Level of archival description:
Extent and medium:
- approx. 80,225 drawings
approx. 58 910slides
150,88 l.m. of textual records
approx. 640 computer disks
7 boxes of building materials
Scope and content:
Series consists of office administration records produced by Erickson / Massey Architects (Vancouver and Toronto, 1963-1972), and Arthur Erickson Architects (Vancouver, Tornoto, and Los Angleles, 1972-1991). The series documents the administration and activities of the Erickson / Massey and Arthur Erickson offices, their public relations and marketing activities, their collaborations with consultants or other firms or design companies, including Francisco Imported Furniture Limited. It contains primarly correspondance, including with suppliers and consultants, clippings, photographs, and promotional material on the firms and their projects, records on offices staff, payrolls and budgets. It also contains reference material and documentation used by the offices, such as press clippings, promotional material and photographs of other architectural firms and their projects, trades and suppliers' catalogues, laws and regulations for construction or urban planning.
Series is divided in four sub-series. The first two sub-series contains office administration records from Erickson Vancouver and Los Angeles' offices (AP022.S3.SS1) and Erickson's Toronto's offices (AP022.S3.SS2). The material was arranged this way by the creator and has been kept in its original order.
The rest of the material in this series, divided in the two remaining series "Public relations, marketing and collaborations" (AP022.S3.SS3) and "Office reference and documentation", was arranged during processing.