Architectural Drawings for Banff National Park [architectural drawing; cartographic material]
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Architectural Drawings for Banff National Park [architectural drawing; cartographic material]Hierarchical level:Sub-sub-seriesDate:1911-1914.Reference:R16315-49-0-E, RG84MType of material:Architectural and technical drawingsFound in:Archives / Collections and FondsItem ID number:5098539
Record Information – DetailsSub-sub-series includes:1 lower level description(s)View lower level description(s)Date(s):1911-1914.Place of creation:CanadaExtent:ca. 266 architectural drawings
ca. 11 maps.Language of material:EnglishScope and content:This sub-sub-series consists of architectural drawings and cartographic material related to Banff National Park and its predecessor, Rocky Mountains Park.
RG84M 80103/48 consists of drawings of the Banff Park Shelter building designed in 1911 by Frank Lloyd Wright and Francis C. Sullivan, associate architects, Ottawa. This structure was one of five designs on which the two men collaborated. Construction of the building was completed in 1914 and it was demolished in 1938 due to severe structural damage from flooding.
RG84M 84503-21 consists of plans, dated 1912-1914, for swimming pool and bath house, Cave and Basin National Historic Site, Banff, designed by Painter & Swales, architects. Most of the items are signed W.S. Painter.
RG84M 2000-00291-9 consists of Banff townsite and Banff National Park land matter blueprints, maps and specifications of heritage resource conservation. Researchers are cautioned that this material has not been processed.Finding aid:Additional information:Source of title:Title is based on the contents of the series.Note on the state of conservation:RG84M 84503/21: Items are dirty.Custodial history:Custodial history of architectural drawings and cartographic material: RG84M 80103/48 - transferred in 1980 from Parks Canada; RG84M 84503/21 - transferred in 1984 from Parks Canada, Central Records, Calgary; organizational responsibility assigned for RG84M 2000-00291-9 from 99-04-02 EFRC.Cartographic math data:Architectural drawing: RG84M 80103/48: Scales [1:8] and [1:48]; RG84M 84503/21: Scale [1:48].Availability of other formats note:All of RG84M 80103/48 has been microfilmed. NMC microfiche numbers are listed in the finding aid.Location of duplicates note:RG84M 80103/48: Photostat copies of these drawings were transferred from the Dept. of Public Works in 1979, but RG11M, accession 79003/33 has been cancelled with the disposal of the photostat copies.
RG84M 84503-21: Duplicates of these plans are located in the archives of the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff.Accruals:Further accruals are expected.Related material:Researchers are advised to consult the Francis C. Sullivan collection, accession no. 79003/10, for other plans by this architect.Source:Government
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