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Fonds F0003 - Beatson Finlayson fonds

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CA ACU CAA F0003

Title

Beatson Finlayson fonds

Date(s)

  • 1957-1981 (Creation)

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Fonds

Extent and medium

11,388 drawings
31.03 m of textual records

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Name of creator

(1957-)

Biographical history

The firm of Beatson Finlayson and Partners was established in 1957 by Gilbert Beatson under the name Gilbert R. Beatson Architect (Calgary). In 1971, after various partnership changes, it became known as Beatson Finlayson and Partners (Calgary). The principal of the firm was Gilbert Beatson, with Arthur J. Finlayson becoming a partner in 1974, Alastair J. Howatt joining Beatson Finlayson in 1975, and Renato Y. Arcega joining Beatson Finlayson and Partner in 1976.

Significant projects include: McPherson Park Swimming Pool, Burnaby, BC; Jasper Place Sport Centre; Red Deer Recreation Park, Red Deer, AB; Inuvik Corporation Housing, N.W.T.; Western Canada Pavilion, Expo '67; Selkirk Civic Centre, MAN.

Archival history

Acquired by donation in 1982 and 1983.

Beatson Finlayson and Partners (Firm)

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Scope and content

Fonds consists of drawings, display items, specifications, correspondence, and office files from the architectural practice of Beatson Finlayson and Partners, 1957-1981. Significant projects include: McPherson Park Swimming Pool, Burnaby, BC; Jasper Place Sport Centre; Red Deer Recreation Park, Red Deer, AB; Inuvik Corporation Housing, N.W.T.; Western Canada Pavilion, Expo '67; Selkirk Civic Centre, MAN.

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Further accruals expected.

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No restrictions on access.

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The material is in English.

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Includes record nos: 121A/82.06, 155A/83.10

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Title based on contents of fonds.

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2991093

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