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Technical drawings of Dalhousie University buildings Dalhousie University Nova Scotia File
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Photographs of Dalplex, the Life Sciences Centre, and other Dalhousie buildings

Box contains prints, slides, negatives, and proof sheets of photographs of Dalplex construction; the Dalplex gymnasium roof; aerial photographs of Studley Campus; signage on Studley Campus; the Life Sciences Centre; the Forrest Building; houses on Henry Street; and other buildings. The box also contains an entry for the 1980 Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards by R. L. Booth of Carruthers & Wallace Limited and a presentation about stainless steel meniscus roofs. The photographs are stored in binders.

Technical drawings of the Medical Science Building

File contains plans for the Medical Science Building or Medical Science Laboratory (now the Burbidge Building) at Dalhousie University. The plans include drawings of floor plans, elevations, cross sections, furnishings, cabinets, excavation plans, animal care facilities, and other parts of the building. Some of the drawings are encapsulated in plastic.

Technical drawings of two arts buildings

File contains plans for two different proposed Arts Buildings at Dalhousie University. by Andrew Cobb and Frank Darling (consulting architect). One building is now known as the University Club and the other may never have been built. The plans include floor plans and elevations for both buildings. Some of the drawings and encapsulated in plastic and some are mounted on matboard.

Darling, Frank

Suggested plans for Studley and Carleton campuses

File contains proposed plans for Dalhousie University's Studley and Carleton campuses. The drawings include a proposed law library; a proposed location for an archives building; proposed layouts of trees and shrubs on Studley campus; and various proposed designs for the buildings and grounds of Studley and Carleton campuses. Some of the drawings are encapsulated in plastic. The drawings are by Andrew Cobb, consulting architect Frank Darling, D. F. Warner, H. R. Theakston, and other unidentified people.

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

Technical drawings of a storage facility

File contains technical drawings for a storage facility or storage shed at Dalhousie University (Building ID C140). The drawings were produced by Chebucto Engineering Limited Consulting Engineers, Donald T. Matheson Engineering Ltd., Brandys McBride Richardson Engineering Limited, and W. Roberts Engineering Ltd.The drawings include Set ID's 411, 420, 432, and 1177.

Technical drawings of medical buildings

File contains blueprints and other plans for medical buildings at Dalhousie University. The buildings include the Medical Science Building (now the Burbidge Building); the Public Health Clinic (now the Clinical Research Centre); and the Medical Dental Library. The drawings include floor plans; elevations; plans for furnishings; a schedule of window sashes; a theatre for physiology; and a magazine storage rack. Some of the drawings are encapsulated in plastic.

Cobb, Andrew Randall

Technical drawings of the Macdonald Memorial Library

File contains plans for the Macdonald Memorial Library (now the Macdonald Building) at Dalhousie University. The drawings include plans for bookshelves; lettering for a sign for the O. E. Smith Wing; windows; a balcony; floor plans; elevations; and later additions to the building. Some of the plans may be designs that were never used.

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

Technical drawings of an addition to the Student Union Building

File contains technical drawings of an extension for the Student Union Building at Dalhousie University (building ID E100). The drawings were produced by Fowler Bauld and Mitchell Ltd., Campbell Comeau Engineering Ltd., and Morris & Richard Consulting Engineers. The drawings include Set ID's 763-773, 780, 790-792, and 796-797.

Technical drawings of the temporary Arts Building

File contains plans for various buildings on Dalhousie University's Studley Campus. The plans include an addition to a Dalhousie residence on the corner of Oxford Street and Coburg Road; details of wrought iron strap work for the Arts Building; a transome over the vestibule door of the Arts Building; stone caps on columns on the Arts Building; window details on the Arts Building; floor plans and other plans for the temporary Arts Building, later the Law School (now the University Club); and a second Arts Building that was possibly never built.

Cobb, Andrew Randall

Technical drawings of King's College, Studley Campus, and Birchdale

File contains plans for buildings at Birchdale; the Birchdale property; a proposed bridge to Birchdale; a jetty at Birchdale; King's College campus; King's College buildings; and a property on the corner of Oxford Street and Coburg Road. The drawings were produced by Andrew Cobb, R. A. Johnson, Pickings & Wilson Engineers, H. R. Theakston, and other unidentified architects.

Technical drawings of the Medical Science Building

File contains plans for the Medical Science Building or Medial Science Laboratory (now the Burbidge Building) at Dalhousie University, by architect Andrew Cobb and Pickings & Roland Engineers. The drawings include beam schedules; column schedules; framing plans; elevations; a drug stand; floor plans; foudation plans; footing plans; and other plans. Some of the drawings are encapsulated in plastic.

Cobb, Andrew Randall

Technical drawings of the Public Health Centre and Medical Science Laboratory

File contains blueprints and other types of plans for the Public Health Centre or Public Health Clinic (now the Clinical Research Centre) and Medical Science Building or Medical Science Laboratory (now the Burbidge Building) at Dalhousie University. The plans include floor plans; elevations; cross-sections; electrical and drainage plans; and other plans for both buildings. The file also contains specifications for alterations and additions to the Medical Science Laboratory.

Cobb, Andrew Randall

Technical drawings of the Science Building

File contains plans for the Science Building (now the Chemistry Building) at Dalhousie University by Andrew Cobb and consulting architect Frank Darling. The plans include floor plans; a schedule of tables, hoods, taps, and holes; and details of windows, stairs, lecture rooms, the cupola, and other elements. The file also contains some drawings of the extension built for the Macdonald Memorial Library (now the Macdonald Building ) in 1921.

Cobb, Andrew Randall

Technical drawings of the Macdonald Memorial Library

File contains blueprints for the temporary Arts Building, later the Law School (now the University Club) at Dalhousie University by Andrew Cobb and consulting architect Frank Darling. The blueprints include details of portico railings; details of trusses; floor plans; riser diagrams; cross sections; and other plans. Some of the blueprints are accompanied by documents with information for the contractor. The file also include a drawing of the exterior of the building.

Cobb, Andrew Randall

Technical drawings of the Science Building

File contains blueprints and other drawings of the Science Building (now the Chemistry Building) at Dalhousie University, as well as some drawings for the Macdonald Memorial Library (now the Macdonald Building). The drawings were produced by Andrew Cobb and consulting architect Frank Darling. The drawings include floor plans; elevations; window details; interior details; and a rain shield for the chimney of the Macdonald Memorial Library. Some of the drawings may include designs or additions that were not built.

Cobb, Andrew Randall

Technical drawings of Central Services

File contains technical drawings of the Central Services Building at Dalhousie University (building ID E282). The drawings include the lower level of the Central Services Building parkade; drainage; rebar; and other plans. The drawings include Set ID's 431, 434, and 1179. The drawings were produced by Chebucto Engineering Limited Consulting Engineers, Brandys McBride Richardson Engineering Limited, and Rendan Fabricators Limited.

Technical drawings of the Royal Bank of Canada Gottingen Street Branch

File contains technical drawings of an extension for the Royal Bank of Canada Gottingen Street Branch, now the Legal Aid building at Dalhousie University (building ID H130). The drawings were produced by J. Philip Dumaresq and Associates, E. P. Warren, and Edward J. GIlbert. The drawings include Set ID's 931, 933, and 936-938.

Technical drawings of 6152 Coburg Road

File contains technical drawings of 6152 Coburg Road in Halifax, Nova Scotia (building ID D100). The building was used by the Nova Scotia College of Art and later by Dalhousie University for management. The drawings were produced by C. A. Fowler Bauld & Mitchell Ltd. The drawings include Set ID's 827-829, 835-836, and 839-841.

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