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Fonds F0027 - Peter Hemingway fonds

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CA ACU CAA F0027

Title

Peter Hemingway fonds

Date(s)

  • 1956-1982 (Creation)

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Fonds

Extent and medium

ca. 8,000 drawings
ca. 57 aperture cards ; 8 x 19 cm
ca. 14.5 m of textual records

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Name of creator

(1929-1995)

Biographical history

Canadian architect. Peter George Hemingway was born in Minster, England in 1929. He was trained at an art school in Kent, then came to Canada in the 1950s in response to a Government of Alberta advertisement aimed at recruiting architects. After working at the Alberta Department of Public Works, he entered into a partnership with Charles Laubenthal before taking over as sole proprietor. He died in May 1995. Awards: 2 Massey medals.

Archival history

Acquired by donation in 1978, 1980, 1982, 1983, 1985, and 1987.

Hemingway, Peter George, 1929-1995.

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Scope and content

Fonds consists of drawings, photographs, slides, aperture cards, specifications, correspondence, and office files from the architectural practice of Peter Hemingway, 1956-1982. Significant projects include: Muttart Conservatory, Edmonton, AB; Central Pentacostal Tabernacle, Edmonton, AB; Coronation Swimming Pool, Edmonton, AB; Yellowknife Court House, Yellowknife, NWT.

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Further accruals expected.

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The material is in English.

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Note

Includes record nos: 35A/78.15, 92A/80.27, 135A/82.20, 171A/83.26, 215A/85.08, 236A/87.04

Note

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Alternative identifier(s)

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2991118

Original fonds identifier

CAA-3463

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