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Fonds F0015 - Jack Long fonds

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CA ACU CAA F0015

Title

Jack Long fonds

Date(s)

  • 1960-1999 (Creation)

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Fonds

Extent and medium

ca. 7,400 drawings
ca. 23 m of textual records

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Name of creator

(1925-)

Biographical history

Jack Long was born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania in 1925. After serving in the U.S. Navy, he attended Penn State University to study architecture. Long opened an architectural practice in Calgary, AB. In 1963, he became Special Planning Consultant to the City of Calgary. From 1964 to 1970, he was a partner in the firm McMillan Long & Associates, after which time he returned to independent practice. In 1967, Long received a C.M.H.C. fellowship to attend McGill University to study Urban Planning, graduating with a Master's in Planning (1970). Long prepared the original master plan for Calgary's plus-15 system and served as a Calgary Alderman (1980-1983).

Significant projects include: Calgary Centennial Planetarium, Calgary, AB; Administration Building, Calgary Separate School Board, Calgary, AB; Kelvin Grove Patio Apartments, Calgary, AB.

Archival history

Acquired by donation in 1977, 1984, and 2000.

Long, John 'Jack' Wilmer, 1925-2001.

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Scope and content

Fonds consists of drawings, specifications, correspondence, and office files from the architectural practice of Jack Long, 1960-1999. Significant projects include: Calgary Centennial Planetarium, Calgary, AB; Administration Building, Calgary Separate School Board, Calgary, AB; Kelvin Grove Patio Apartments, Calgary, AB.

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The material is in English.

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Includes record nos: 12A/77.55, 201A/84.22, 275A/00.07

Note

Title based on contents of fonds.

Alternative identifier(s)

ckey

2991106

Original fonds identifier

CAA-3467

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