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Canadian Architectural Archives

Área de identidad

Identificador

ACU CAA

Forma autorizada del nombre

Canadian Architectural Archives

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Linda Fraser Contacto principal

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Archives and Special Collections
520 Taylor Family Digital Library
2500 University Drive NW
University of Calgary

Localidad

Calgary

Región

AB

Nombre del país

Canadá

Código postal

T2N 1N4

Teléfono

403-220-7662

Fax

403-210-3075

Correo electrónico

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Área de descripción

Historia

The Canadian Architectural Archives was established in 1975 as a joint initiative between the University Library and the Faculty of Environmental Design. The Shrinking Maze: Report of the University Program Review Committee, 1980 recommended that the Library continue its collecting activities with an emphasis on the archives of Canadian creativity which included architecture and design.

Contexto geográfico y cultural

The Canadian Architectural Archives is a national research resource that collects the work of Canadian architects.

Mandatos/Fuentes de autoridad

The mandate of the Canadian Architectural Archives is to collect the work of Canadian architects and architectural firms of regional, national, and international significance.

Estructura administrativa

The Canadian Architectural Archives is one of three units in Archives and Special Collection, Libraries and Cultural Resources.

Administración de registros y políticas de recolección

Architectural collections focus on Canadian architecture and emphasize the total documentation of an architectural firm and architectural and design practice. Collections are mainly acquired by donation and may include drawings, textual records, photographs, models, and oral history tapes and transcripts.

Edificios

The Canadian Architectural Archives is located in the LEED Gold certified Taylor Family Digital Library with holdings in state-of-the-art storage facilities in both the Taylor Family Digital Library (TFDL) and the High Density Library (HDL).

Fondos

Inclusive Dates: 1892- current
Predominant Dates: 1950 - 1980
The Canadian Architectural Archives was established in 1975 as a joint initiative of the University Library and the Faculty of Environmental Design with the mandate of collecting the work of Canadian architects. Most collections are acquired by donation and emphasize the entire output of an architectural practice in order to document design and architectural practice, as well as documenting the work of the firm itself. The CAA's holdings are extensive, and focus on the drawings and documents of 20th and 21st century Canadian architectural firms. The collections may consist of drawings, project and office files, models, photographs, and oral history tapes and transcripts. It attracts researchers and scholars from a regional, national and international and interdisciplinary research base and also serve the needs of practicing architects, architectural historians, and others concerned with the documentation of the built environment.

Instrumentos de descripción, guías y publicaciones

A list of holdings is available at: http://asc.ucalgary.ca/collections/archival/architectural
Digital collections are available at:
http://asc.ucalgary.ca/collections/archival/architectural/marine
http://asc.ucalgary.ca/collections/archival/architectural/mawson
http://asc.ucalgary.ca/collections/archival/architectural/20th-century

Área de acceso

Horario de apertura

Monday - Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday – Friday 11:00 a.m. – 4:30 pm (summer hours)
Closed statutory holidays and between Christmas and the New Year. Please contact the archives at least 1 business day prior to visiting. Many of our collections are offsite and we require time to retrieve them from our vaults prior to clients accessing them.

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Servicios de reproducción

Information regarding reproduction services is available at:
http://asc.ucalgary.ca/services

Áreas públicas

Collections can be accessed in the Arts and Culture Reading Room on the 5th Floor of the Taylor Family Digital Library, which also contains a small exhibition space. There is a café on the 1st floor of the Taylor Family Digital Library.

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Contacto principal

Archives and Special Collections 520 Taylor Family Digital Library 2500 University Drive NW University of Calgary
Calgary, AB
CA T2N 1N4