CA ACU CAA F0036
- 1905-1978 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
ca. 49,000 drawings and other material
Name of creator
The firm of Stevenson Raines is Calgary's oldest architectural firm, dating back to the beginning of the 20th century when it was known as Lawson & O'Gara. The drawings represent projects from all phases of the firm's development and reflect the architectural activity of Calgary in particular and southern Alberta in general.
Acquired by donation in 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, and 1992.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Content and structure area
Scope and content
The fonds consists of drawings, models, display materials, specifications, correspondence and office files of the architectural firm Stevenson Raines, 1905-1978. Significant projects include: various Calgary Exhibition and Stampede buildings; Calgary International Airport ; Mount Royal College; Braemar Lodge; Knox United Church; Bailey Residence; Sacred Heart Church Addition; MacEwan Hall (University of Calgary); Calgary Public School Board Education Centre; Lacombe Vocational High School.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
Further accruals expected.
System of arrangement
For certain project numbers, hc/ refers to historical collection.
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
No restrictions on access.
Conditions governing reproduction
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
The material is in English.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Also includes ca. 90 microfilm reels, ca.350 aperture cards, 3 models, ca. 25 display materials, 1 cassette tape, ca.11 negatives, ca.15 plates, and ca.210 m of textual records.
Includes record nos: 25A/77.77, 37A/78.25, 50A/79.06, 68A/80.03, 79A/80.14, 81A/80.16, 90A/80.25, 91A/80.26, 94A/80.29, 114A/81.18, 123A/82.08, 149A/83.04, 152A/83.07, 154A/83.09, 156A/83.11, 158A/83.12, 159A/83.14, 163A/83.18, 165A/83.20, 166A/83.21, 167A/83.22, 178A/83.33, 179A/83.34, 188A/84.09, 199A/84.20, 208A/85.01, 230A/86.10, 237A/87.05, 256A/92.01
Title based on contents of the fonds.