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Fonds F0028 - Raymond Affleck fonds
CA ACU CAA F0028
Raymond Affleck fonds
- 1956-1977 (Creation)
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Name of creator
Canadian architect. Raymond Tait Affleck was born in Penticton, British Columbia, November 20, 1922. He received his B.Arch. from McGill University in 1947 then did graduate work at the Eidgenossische Technische Hochscule (Zurich) in 1948. He married Betty Ann Henley in 1950. They had five children: four sons and one daughter. After working for McDougall Smith and Fleming (1948-50) and Vincent Rother, Montreal (1950-51), he became principal in the firm R.T. Affleck in 1952. In 1955 the firm became Affleck Desbarats Dimakopolous Lebensold Sise, where he remained until his death (March 15, 1989). He was a Fellow in the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (1965) and an Academician in the Royal Academy of Arts (1967). Awards: Massey Medal - 1961, 1964, 1967, 1970 ; Canadian Centennial Medal - 1967 ; RAIC Gold Medal (posthumously) - 1989.
Acquired by donation in 1977, 1978, and 1984.
Affleck, Raymond Tait, 1922-1989.
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Scope and content
Fonds consists of drawings and sketches from the architectural practice of Raymond Affleck. Significant projects include: Klassen House, St. Hilaire; Talbot Johnson House, Senneville; Harry Hoy House, Lac Tremblant; National Gallery Competition (1976-1977).
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
Further accruals expected.
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Conditions governing access
No restrictions on access.
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Language and script notes
The material is in English.
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Related units of description
Includes record nos: 15A/77.62, 32A/78.12, 183A/84.04
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