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Architectural plans for the Killam Library

File comprises a set of architectural plans for the Killam Library, undated and labelled 4B REV. Drawings include a site plan, south elevation, and complete set of floor plans. The basement and main floor plans indicate the square footage of each working area (e.g., mechanical, circulation, administration).

Bigelow family fonds

  • MS-4-92
  • Fonds
  • 1865-1976
Fonds contains the personal and professional records of four generations of the Bigelow family of Nova Scotia. It includes correspondence, legal and financial documents, diaries and memoirs, and photographs that document primarily the family's shipbuilding activities as well as the genealogical interests of John Robert Bigelow.

Bigelow Family

Blueprints for the Arts Building

File contains blueprints for the Arts Building (now the University Club) at Dalhousie University, by architect Andrew Cobb and consulting architect Frank Darling. The drawings include heating plans; riser diagrams; steam and water lines; floor plans; elevations; cross sections; reinforcing plans; details of reinforcement; details of brick dado; and window and door types. The drawings include Set IDs 572 and 1033.

Cobb, Andrew Randall

Blueprints for the Macdonald Memorial Library, Public Health Centre, and Arts Building

File contains blueprints for the Macdonald Memorial Library (now the Macdonald Building), the Public Health Centre (now the Clinical Research Centre), and the Arts Building (now the University Club). The blueprints include floorplans; plans for doors and other fixtures; plans for deck framing; and other technical drawings. The drawings were produced by Andrew R. Cobb and Snead and Company

Cobb, Andrew Randall

Building plan

Architectural drawing for an unidentified commercial building. The dimensions of the windows are annotated, and the words: "cornice stone" are written at the lower edge of the roof

Conceptual drawings of Killam Library interiors

File contains 14 hand-drawn and coloured design sketches of rooms or areas in the Killam Library, including: main lobby, south; main lobby, north; entrance lobby; circulation desk; corridor; auditorium; exhibition area; special collections; study carrel; administration area; reserve reading area; lounge; staff dining room; and staff lounge. Fabric, wallpaper, carpet and other textile swatches are adhered to the presentation board.

Drawing of the Dalhousie library

Item is a photographic reproduction of an illustration of the Macdonald Memorial Library (now the Macdonald Building) at Dalhousie University.

Cobb, Andrew Randall

Greeting card from J. Philip Dumaresq & Associates

Item is a Christmas and New Year card from J. Philip Dumaresq & Associates Architects, Engineers & Planners of Halifax, Nova Scotia. The front of the card features a drawing of the Sir Charles Tupper Medical Building at Dalhousie University, the Centennial Confederation project for the Province of Nova Scotia.

Hand-coloured blackline print of a conceptual drawing of the south elevation of the Killam Library building

Item is an undated blackline print, hand-coloured in pencil, of a drawing of the south elevation of the proposed Killam Library building. The drawing is marked 4B REV (revision) and illustrates two alternate facades, A and B. Folder also contains an early drawing of the exterior in relation to the other buildings on campus.

Heating plans for the Sword and Anchor Inn and Sheet Anchor

File contains two drawings of heating plans for inns in Chester, Nova Scotia. One drawing is for the Sword and Anchor Inn and the other is for the Sheet Anchor Inn. The drawings were produced by Emco Supply from Halifax, Nova Scotia. See MS-4-136, Box 98, Folder 9 for related records.

House Construction Papers

This series contains papers relating to the construction of Ward's house on Beaufort Avenue in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Ward, Richard, (fl.1888-1977)

J. W. Cumming Manufacturing Co. Ltd. - Buildings

Copy photo of a blueprint of a series of buildings belonging to the J. W. Cumming Manufacturing Company Limited, drawn by L. E. Smith in 1920. The various departments are identified on the roofs of the buildings. In the foreground is a Canadian national freight shed and railway vehicles. In the background are a river and hills. Envelope annotated: "Used in 'Busy East' article Sept.-Oct. 1934". Negative is available: PC-2-295-23

J. W. Cumming Manufacturing Co. Ltd. - Buildings

Copy photo of a blueprint of a series of buildings belonging to the J. W. Cumming Manufacturing Company Limited, drawn by L. E. Smith in 1920. The various departments are identified on the roofs of the buildings. In the foreground is a Canadian national freight shed and railway vehicles. In the background are a river and hills. Envelope annotated: "Used in 'Busy East' article Sept.-Oct. 1934". Print copy is available: PC-2-334-36

Photograph of a model of the proposed Life Sciences Centre

File contains three copies of a photograph of a model of the proposed Life Sciences Centre at Dalhousie University. A caption attached to the photograph says: "Model of the proposed Life Sciences Centre. The centre, to cost between $18 million and $19 million, will contain teaching and research facilities for biology, marine sciences and psychology."

Photograph of a model of the proposed Physical Sciences Centre

File contains 13 copies of a photograph of a model of the proposed Physical Sciences Centre at Dalhousie University. A caption attached to the photograph says: "Model of the proposed Physical Sciences Centre, which will cost about $14,000,000. The Centre will hold teaching and research facilities for physics, earth sciences, chemistry, geology and mathematics."
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