Subfonds 4.02 - Archibald, Illsley and Templeton

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Archibald, Illsley and Templeton

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CA CAC 4-4.02

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  • 1948-1957 (Creation)
    Archibald, Illsley and Templeton

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74 architectural drawings

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The Montreal architectural firm of Archibald, Illsley and Templeton was comprised of the architects Ian Thurston Archibald (1903-71), Hugh Percival Illsley (1896-1992), and Francis Orr Templeton (1904-72). Born in Glasgow, Scotland, Templeton graduated from the Glasgow School of Architeture in 1927. He was assistant to John S. Archibald from 1929 to 1932. He was assistant and later partner with H.G. Hughes in Ottawa. He joined the firm of Archibald & Illsley in 1946 and became a partner in 1948. He retired from the partnership ca. 1970 and died in Scotland in 1972. After Templeton's retirement and Archibald's death, Illsley praticed independantly until his retirement in 1983. Four projects by this firm are documented in the CAC archives by architectural drawings.

For further information, see the CAC's publication, John S. Archibald and His Associates: A Guide to the Archive =John S. Archibald et ses associés: Guide du fonds. Montreal: Canadian Architecture Collection, Blackader-Lauterman Library of Architecture and Art, McGill University, 1990. Also see Irene Puchalski. An Analysis of Four Building Types by John S. Archibald, Architect (1872-1934). M.A. Thesis. Montreal: Concordia University, 1991.

Le cabinet d'architectes montréalais Archibald, Illsley et Templeton était formé des architectes lan Thurston Archibald (1903-1971), Hugh Percival Illsley (1896-1992) et Francis Orr Templeton (1904-1972). Né à Glasgow, en Écosse, Templeton fit des études à l'École d'architecture de Glasgow. Il fut l'assistant de John S. Archibald de 1929 à 1932. Il fut l'assistant et par la suite l'associé de H.G. Hughes à Ottawa. Il se joignit au cabinet de Archibald & Illsley en 1946 et devint un associé en 1948. Il quitta ce cabinet vers 1970 et se retira en Écosse. Après le départ de Templeton et le décès d'Archibald, Illsley continua à exercer de façon indépendante jusqu'à sa retraite en 1983. Quatre des projets de ce cabinet sont documentés par des dessins architecturaux déposés au fonds de la CAC.

Pour plus de renseignements, veuillez consulter la publication de la CAC intitulée John S. Archibald and His Associates: A Guide to the Archive = John S. Archibald et ses associés: Guide du fonds, Montréal : Collection d'architecture canadienne, Bibliothèque Blackader-Lauterman d'architecture et d'art, Université McGill, 1990. Voir aussi Irene Puchalski. An Analysis of Four Building Types by John S. Archibald, Architect (1872-1934). Thèse de maîtrise. Montréal: Université Concordia, 1991.

Custodial history

Hugh Percival Illsley gave the archive to the CAC circa 1976.

Le matériel a été remis à la CAC par Hugh Percival Illsley en 1976.

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The subfonds contains 74 architectural drawings, 1948-1957. Four Montreal projects are documented by drawings: they include the Monklands High School, an office building to accommodate Postal Station B, proposed alterations to the Windsor Hotel for an airline office, and an addition to West Hill High School.

Contient 74 essins architecturaux, 1948-1957. Quatre projets montréalais sont documentés par des dessins : il s'agit du Monklands High School, d'un immeuble destiné à accueillir la succursale B de la Société canadienne des postes, une proposition de travaux à l'Hôtel Windsor afin d'accueillir les bureaux d'une ligne aérienne et une annexe au West Hill High School.

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