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Fondo F0023 - McCarter Nairne fonds

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Código de referencia

CA ACU CAA F0023

Título

McCarter Nairne fonds

Fecha(s)

  • 1906-1981 (Creación)

Nivel de descripción

Fondo

Volumen y soporte

ca. 32,000 drawings
ca. 210 items of display material
ca. 107 m of textual records

Área de contexto

Nombre del productor

(1921-1982)

Historia administrativa

McCarter Nairne & Partners was a Vancouver-based architectural firm founded in 1921 by John Young McCarter (1886-1981) and George Colvil Nairne (1884-1953). McCarter was born in Victoria, BC and trained in the offices of Thomas Hooper (Victoria, Vancouver) before entering private practice in 1912. He served overseas during the First World War. In 1918, he married Ann Gordon and they had two children, Joan Chalmers and Jean Leslie. Nairne was born in Inverness, Scotland in 1884 and articled there before working in New York, Seattle, and finally, Vancouver. He also served overseas during World War I. The partnership began in 1921 and primarily designed houses and small apartment buildings. Within a few years they moved on to design two of Vancouver's first skyscrapers (the Marine Building and the Georgia Medical Dental Building). During the Second World War, the firm assumed the responsibility for federal wartime housing and urban development in British Columbia. After the war was over, the firm designed a wide variety of buildings, including factories, banks, and schools. The last project involving both partners above was the General Post Office (Vancouver), a one-square city block structure.

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Historia archivística

Acquired by donation in 1980, 1983, and 1985.

McCarter Nairne & Partners

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Alcance y contenido

Fonds consists of drawings, display material, correspondence, brochures, and office files from the architectural practice of McCarter Nairne & Partners, 1906-1953. Significant projects include: the Marine Building, Vancouver, BC; Georgia Medical Dental Building, Vancouver, BC; Canadian Services College Royal Roads, Vancouver Island, BC; University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC; Kelowna General Hospital, Kelowna, BC; General Post Office, Vancouver, BC.

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Acumulaciones

Further accruals expected.

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Condiciones de acceso

No restrictions on access.

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Notas sobre las lenguas y escrituras

The material is in English.

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Notas

Includes record nos: 71A/80.06, 84A/80.19, 160A/83.15, 161A/83.16, 213A/85.06

Notas

Title based on contents of fonds.

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2991114

Original fonds identifier

CAA-3465

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