Archives and Special Collections
Fonds F0010 - Douglas Cardinal fonds
CA ACU CAA F0010
Douglas Cardinal fonds
- 1961-1984 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
ca. 12,000 drawings and other material
Name of creator
Canadian architect. Douglas Joseph Cardinal was born in Calgary, Alberta, March 7, 1934. He received his B.Arch. from the University of Texas, Austin in 1963. He married Marilyn Gale Zamar in 1973, and they have five children: three boys and two girls. After working for Bissell & Holman (1963-67) he became principal in the firm Douglas J. Cardinal Architect (1964). He is a Fellow in the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (1983) and a member of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts (1974).
Acquired by donation in 1990.
Cardinal, Douglas Joseph, 1934-
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Fonds consists of drawings, display material, models, specifications, correspondence, and office files from the architectural practice of Douglas J. Cardinal Architect, 1961-1984. Significant projects include: Alberta Pavilion, Expo '86; Leighton Artist Colony, Banff, AB; Sacred Heart Church, Terrace, BC; St. Mary's Church, Red Deer, AB.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
Further accruals expected.
System of arrangement
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
No restrictions on access.
Conditions governing reproduction
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
The material is in English.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Also includes ca. 10 display items, 8 models, 45 print plates, 741 negatives, 13 transparencies, 7 transmittal sheets.
Includes record nos: 252A/90.01
Title based on contents of fonds.
Original fonds identifier