Fonds 95 - A. Leslie Perry fonds

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A. Leslie Perry fonds

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CA CAC 95

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  • 1928-1982, predominant 1952, 1954-1959, 1982 (Creation)
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    Perry, A. Leslie (Alfred Leslie), 1896-1982

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145 pages of drawings
.1 cm of textual records

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(1896-1982)

Biographical history

Alfred Leslie Perry was born in 1896. He graduated from the McGill School of Architecture in 1923, and in 1924 won the travelling scholarship in Architecture given by the Royal Canadian Academy. He toured England, France and Italy making a study of ornament, sculpture and decoration as applied to architecture, in numerous sketches and watercolour drawings. The work was published in the Journal, Royal Architectural Institute of Canada His architectural practice included designs for residential, commercial and instituional projects in Quebec. He died in 1982.

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The architectural material was donated to the archive by Bruce Anderson. It had been given to him by Michael Ellwood.

Scope and content

Fonds consists primarily of original working drawings in pencil on tracing paper, and paper files, dating from the 1950s, 1964 and 1982, including projects:
"Chambly County High School, St. Lambert, QC," 1952, 11 drawing sheets
" New Factory and Offices for the Gliddon Company Ltd.,Ville Lasalle, QC," 1954, 11 drawing sheets
"YMCA Southwestern Branch, Montreal, QC, 1958," 8 drawing sheets, and Architectural, Electrical, and Mechanical Specifications
"Zone Office and Warehouse for General Motors Products of Canada Ltd., Pointe Claire, QC, 1959," 24 drawing sheets
"General Motors, Montreal Truck Branch, 1964," 11 drawing sheets
"St. Andrews United Church, Ville St. Laurent, PQ, 1956," 20 drawing sheets, 3 sheets correspondence, 1982.
"Office Building for Canadian Overseas Telecommunications Corp., Belmont Street, 1955," 54 drawing sheets
"Perry & Luke"
"Hermitage Club, Magog, PQ, 1928," 14 drawing sheets

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134

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