Archives and Special Collections
Fonds F0017 - John Andrews fonds
CA ACU CAA F0017
John Andrews fonds
- 1964-1973 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
6,121 drawings and other material
Name of creator
Canadian architect. John Andrews was born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, October 29, 1933. He received his B.Arch. from the University of Sydney (1956) and his M.Arch. from Harvard University (1958). He married Rosemary Randall in 1958. They have four children. Prior to establishing his own firm, he worked for Edwards Madigan Torzillo (Sydney, 1957) and John B. Parkin (Toronto, 1958-1962). In 1962 he became principal in the firm John Andrews Architects (Toronto). Since 1972 he has been principal in the firm John Andrews International Pty Ltd (Sydney). He is an Associate in the Royal Institute of British Architects, a Fellow in the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, a Life Fellow in the Royal Australian Institute of Architects, and an Honorary Fellow in the American Institute of Architects. In 1981 he was made an Officer of the Order of Australia. Awards include: Centennial Medal, Canada - 1967; Massey Medal, Canada - 1967; Arnold Brunner Award, National Institute of Arts and Letters, New York - 1971; Bronze Medal, Queensland Institute of Architects - 1976; Gold Medal, Royal Australian Institute of Architects - 1980; Sulman Medal, Royal Australian Institute of Architects - 1983; 25 Year Award, Ontario Association of Architects - 1989.
Acquired by donation in 1978, 1980, and 1982.
Andrews, John, 1933-
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Content and structure area
Scope and content
Fonds consists of drawings, specifications, correspondence, and office files from the architectural practice of John Andrews Architects, 1964-1973. Significant projects include: Scarborough College, Scarborough; Bellmere Public School, Scarborough; African Place, Expo 67, Montreal; Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville; Gund Hall, Cambridge.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
Further accruals expected.
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Conditions governing access
No restrictions on access.
Conditions governing reproduction
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Script of material
Language and script notes
The material is in English.
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Existence and location of originals
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Related units of description
Also includes 26.56 m of textual records, 37 sheets and 636 photographs.
Includes record nos: 43A/78.33, 66A/80.01, 127A/82.12
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