Archives and Special Collections
Fonds F0011 - Edwin Raines fonds
CA ACU CAA F0011
Edwin Raines fonds
- 1947-1973 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
ca. 0.5 m of textual records
Name of creator
Canadian architect. Edwin Raines was born in Ystrad Mynach, Wales, on December 12, 1923. He received his B.Arch. the University of Manitoba in 1947. He remained as a lecturer in architecture at the University of Manitoba until 1952. Raines married Nancy Kennedy in 1951 and they have two children. In 1952 Raines began working as Research Architect at the Research Group at Central Mortgage and Housing Corporation (Ottawa, 1952-1954). In 1954 he became Chief Architect of Rupertsland Trading Company in Winnipeg, overseeing the design and construction of Hudson Bay Co. stores across Canada. Raines joined J. Stevenson and Associates in 1957, and he is currently senior partner in the firm Raines Finlayson Barrett & Partners. Raines is a Fellow of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (1969) and a member of the Alberta Association of Architects.
Acquired by donation in 1983, 1984, and 1989.
Raines, Edwin, 1923-
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Content and structure area
Scope and content
Fonds consists of correspondence, briefs, and reports from the personal papers of Edwin Raines, 1947-1973.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
Further accruals expected.
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Conditions governing access
No restrictions on access.
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Script of material
Language and script notes
The material is in English.
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Related units of description
Includes record nos: 173A/83.28, 174A/83.29, 197A/84.18, 250A/89.06
Title based on contents of fonds.
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