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The Right Honourable George Ramsay. Ninth Earl of Dalhousie. Founder of Dalhousie College : [drawing]

Item is a portrait of Lord Dalhousie copied from an earlier painting; the decorative border framing the drawing is partially rendered on paper and affixed to the illustration board. The drawing was commissioned for One hundred years of Dalhousie, 1818–1918 (1920), and reproduced in D.C. Harvey, An introduction to the history of Dalhousie University (1938).

Technical drawings and plans for the Life Sciences Centre, the Arts and Administration Building, and Gerard Hall

Box contains shop drawings and rebar schedules and plans for the Life Sciences Centre at Dalhousie University, including the biology, oceanography, and psychology departments. The box also contains files with tenders, contracts, specs, and other information about the Arts and Administration Building and Gerard Hall. The specs in the box include spec IDs 89 and 72.

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 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

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.

Technical drawing of a building for Dalhousie College

Item is a technical drawing of a building for Dalhousie College. The building may be a suggested building that was never built. The drawing shows two versions of the second floor plan, including an arrangement for the college's present needs (offices, faculty room, and lecture room) and an arrangement for a law library that may be later used as a museum.

Cobb, Andrew Randall

Plan of trees and shrubs planted on Studley campus

Item is a technical drawing showing the location of trees, shrubs, and other plants planted on Dalhousie University's Studley Campus. The drawing shows the location of the plants in relation to the Science Building (now the Chemistry Building), the Macdonald Memorial Library (now the Macdonald Building), and various pathways. All of the plants are labeled.

Warner, D. F.

Plan of trees and shrubs planted on Studley campus

Item is a technical drawing showing the location of trees, shrubs, and other plants planted on Dalhousie University's Studley Campus in 1919 and 1920. The drawing shows the location of the plants in relation to the Science Building (now the Chemistry Building), the Macdonald Memorial Library (now the Macdonald Building), and various pathways. All of the plants are labeled.

Warner, D. F.

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 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 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 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 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.
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