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Fonds F0036 - Stevenson Raines fonds

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Reference code

CA ACU CAA F0036

Title

Stevenson Raines fonds

Date(s)

  • 1905-1978 (Creation)

Level of description

Fonds

Extent and medium

ca. 49,000 drawings and other material

Context area

Name of creator

Administrative history

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.

Archival history

Acquired by donation in 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, and 1992.

Stevenson Raines

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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

Accruals

Further accruals expected.

System of arrangement

For certain project numbers, hc/ refers to historical collection.

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Conditions governing access

No restrictions on access.

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The material is in English.

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Note

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.

Note

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

Note

Title based on contents of the fonds.

Alternative identifier(s)

ckey

2991127

Original fonds identifier

CAA-3474

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