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fonds F0012 - Gordon Adamson fonds

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Cote

CA ACU CAA F0012

Titre

Gordon Adamson fonds

Date(s)

  • 1933-1972 (Production)

Niveau de description

fonds

Étendue matérielle et support

74 m of drawings and textual records

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Nom du producteur

Notice biographique

Canadian architect. Gordon Sinclair Adamson was born in Orangeville, Ontario, May 19, 1904. He received his B. Arch. from the University of Toronto in 1928. He married Bessie Arlene Graham in 1934. They have one daughter. After working for Sproatt & Roll, Mathers & Haldenby, Edwin Kay Ltd., and Shell Oil Co., he became principal in the firm of Adamson & Morgan in 1934. In 1946 the firm became Gordon Adamson & Associates. He was the president of the Ontario Association of Architects in 1953.

Histoire archivistique

Acquired by donation in 1978, 1979, 1982, 1983, and 1985.

Adamson, Gordon Sinclair, 1904-1986.

Source immédiate d'acquisition ou de transfert

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Portée et contenu

Fonds consists of drawings, specifications, correspondence, and office files from the architectural practice of Gordon Adamson & Associates, 1933-1972. Fonds also includes a partnership agreement between Gordon Sinclair Adamson and Earle C. Morgan dated March 27, 1945 and correspondence regarding the partnership agreement and partnership termination between Gordon Sinclair Adamson and Earle C. Morgan, February, 1946. Significant projects include: apartment house at 130 Forest Hill Road, Toronto; Holt Renfrew Building, Toronto; Bell Telephone Co. of Canada, Exchange Building, Pickering; Canada and Dominion Sugar Company, Toronto; Co-operators Insurance Association Office Building, London; Kipling Collegiate Institute, Etobicoke; Peacock Contracting Company Office Building, Toronto; St. Clair Balfour Residence, Toronto.

Évaluation, élimination et calendrier de conservation

Accroissements

Further accruals expected.

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Conditions d’accès

No restrictions on access.

Conditions de reproduction

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Écriture des documents

Notes sur la langue et l'écriture

The material is in English.

Caractéristiques matérielle et contraintes techniques

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Note

Includes record nos: 33A/78.13, 61A/79.17, 140A/82.25, 172A/83.27, 217A/85.10

Note

Title based on contents of fonds.

Identifiant(s) alternatif(s)

ckey

2991103

Original fonds identifier

CAA-3448

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