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Fonds F0004 - Bond Mogridge Architects Limited fonds

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Bond Mogridge Architects Limited fonds


  • 1953-1988 (Creation)

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ca. 35,000 drawings
ca. 40 items of display material
ca. 61 m of textual records

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Allan W. Mogridge was born in Calgary, Alberta. After serving the in Air Force in WWII, he articled with E.T. Brown (1876-1950). When Brown died, Allan Mogridge and Alfred Hodges bought the practice. Later, Maxwell Bates joined the firm which then became know as Hodges & Bates. Allan Mogridge later left to work for the firm of John C. Clayton, Architect. After several name changes the firm became known as Bond Mogridge Architects Ltd. Ken Bond was born in Calgary, Alberta. After serving in WWII he attended the University of Manitoba then practiced with Peter Rule of Rule, Wynn & Rule (Calgary). In 1953 he joined the firm of John C. Clayton, Architect that then changed name to Clayton, Bond Architects.

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Acquired by donation in 1988 and 1989.

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Fonds consists of drawings, display material, specifications, correspondence, and office files from the architectural practice of Bond Mogridge Architects, Ltd. Significant projects include: Bethany Extended Care Centre, Calgary; Prairie Bible Institute, Three Hills; Calgary Air Terminal - McCall Field, Calgary; Cave & Basin (1950s), Banff; Jasper Park Pool, Jasper; Olympic Pool & Facilities, University of Calgary, Calgary.

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Further accruals expected.

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The material is in English.

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Includes record nos: 240A/88.01, 251A/89.07


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